For Bourekas, Shape Matters

Israel’s Chief Rabbinate issues confusing new pastry protocol

The Death of a Secular Jerusalem Landmark

Forced to become kosher, Restobar chooses death

Why Horses Are Not Kosher

The horse meat scandal ropes in Taco Bell

Eat This Endangered Species

A partridge native to Yemen might go extinct. A rabbi is trying to save it, because he thinks it’s kosher.

A Tale of Two Kitchens: How a Nonpartisan Holiday Became Sacred

We have different levels of observance, but my family comes together for one holy day: Thanksgiving

House Rules

Accustomed to calling the shots in the kitchen, top chefs tackle a new challenge: keeping their menus kosher at a pair of Washington fundraisers

Family Feast

Turkey anchors all Thanksgivings, but families flavor the meal with preparation and sides—like my mother’s marshmallow-topped sweet-potato tsimmes

Unholy Wafers

At first Oreos were an unkosher, forbidden temptation. Then they became just another unhealthy cookie.

Swine Stories

The storytelling website Pork Memoirs, created by a kosher-observant Jew, offers tales about the ultimate forbidden meat

Kosher Rules

The Dutch parliament moved last week to prohibit the ritual slaughter of animals, putting the notoriously tolerant Netherlands on a path to ban a practice key to both Jewish and Muslim observance

Thank You!

Thank you for subscribing to the Tablet Magazine Daily Digest.
Please tell us about you.