Rabbi on the Road: Columbia & Ecuador with Rabbi Yoni Rappaport

It’s a bit of a luxury to be able to daven with a minyan on annual visit trips, since the factories are often located far away from a Jewish community. It is truly amazing how Jews have an inherent bond with each other, regardless of where we are from in the world, and can connect anywhere!

What’s the Deal with Dairy

From the moment any mammal is born one of the first things to pass its lips is milk. Throughout most people’s lives their day will start with milk consumption, in one form or another.

Washing & Checking Lettuce on Shabbos or Yom Tov

CLARIFICATION: In the Chanukah 5777/Winter 2017 issue of Kosher Spirit, the answer that was given to the Question for the ~ needs further clarification. Lettuce can be soaked, washed and checked for insects on Shabbos and Yom Tov with diluted …

Fish Gelatin

If you have eaten gummy bears, yogurt, marshmallows, popped some pills, used film photography (remember that?), had a vaccination, have worked in forensic ballistics or you’re a synchronized swimmer then you have definitely come across gelatin (or its alternatives).