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keep kosher

To act in accordance with the dietary laws of Judaism. We're trying to keep kosher, so there are certain things we can't eat.
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keep kosher

To observe Jewish dietary laws.
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It was too much a part of her life even though it was much harder to keep kosher outside of a Jewish community.
As her career-and family-grew, she was challenged to cook meals her family liked, that kids would eat, and how to keep kosher. Recipes in this book cover total preparation time from ingredients to full served meals and focus on meals that can be done in just 20, 40 or 60 minutes.
The suit against McDonald's, for instance, forced the company to more accurately describe its ingredients and give $10 million to nonprofit groups representing vegetarians, poorly nourished children, Hindus, Sikhs, and Jews who keep kosher.
"I do not keep kosher," she admits apologetically, as if I might be disappointed, offended, or bound to judge her poorly.
Among them, 43 out of 91 Jewish students, and 30 out of 71 professionals keep kosher. Teas were a close runner-up.
The same line of thought applies to mixing milk and meat: Even though pets do not have to keep kosher, their food must either be milchik or fleischik, because humans cannot derive any benefit from the mixing of both, according to Chabad.
Kosher is about honoring life, which is why many who keep kosher become vegetarians.
Passover-friendly food is the latest step in the kosher foods movement, driven both by Jews who keep kosher and non-Jews who see the "kosher" label as a sign of higher standards of quality and purity.
Obliged to eat Army rations, Jewish soldiers found it almost impossible to keep kosher on a regular basis.
A fervent supporter of the American Revolution, Lopez lamented the fact that Jews, struggling with provision shortages during the upheaval while attempting to keep kosher, were "forced to subsist on chocolate and coffee."
With a shelf life of up to 24 months, the product could appeal not only to those who wish to keep kosher on the go, but also to anyone in search of a quick, complete meal.
And she did all the cooking herself, from scratch: amber chicken broth made from whole kosher chickens (she insisted that non-kosher chickens did not taste as good, even though we did not keep kosher), kneidlach (spiked with vodka to make them fluffy), gefilte fish, brisket and chicken, elaborate vegetable dishes, and meringues with macerated berries for dessert.
On the other hand, some have suggested a renewal of the nikkur (porging) practice, in which skilled Torah scholars can remove -- and teach others to remove -- the forbidden parts, thus rendering the rest of the hindquarters kosher and sellable to consumers who keep kosher.
And we're always looking for unique things that will keep kosher customers coming to our site, whether it's a gift basket of one-of-a-kind items for Rosh Hashanah or wooden seder plates for the Passover holiday.