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Kashruth / A Reference Guide/

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Kashruth / A Reference Guide
A comprehensive background and reference guide to the principles of Kashruth.

By Rabbi Yacov Lipschutz (Author) 
List Price: $21.99
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Catalog #: KASH
ISBN-10: 0899065589
ISBN-13: 9780899065588
Binding: Hardcover / Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches / Weight: 0.95 LBS
Published: by ArtScroll Mesorah Publications

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An authoritative yet practical guide to kashruth observance today, by one of the world's leading experts in a field that grows consistently more complex. This book explains many frequently used terms and contains a wealth of information that is not available anywhere else. Widely acclaimed by experts and laymen alike. Includes the world's most complete list of kosher fish.

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Table of Contents


  • The Kosher Species
  • Shechita (Kosher Slaughter)
  • B'dikah (Examination) and "Glatt" Kosher
  • Nikor / Traboring (De-veining)
  • Koshering Meat
  • "Washed" Meat / Seventy-two Hours
Separation of Meat and Milk
  • The Torah Prohibition
  • Housekeeping
  • Chaleiv Yisrael (Supervised Milk)
  • Cheese
  • Butter and Margarine
  • Ice Cream
Bakery Products
  • Bread, Rolls, Challah, Bagels
  • Cakes and Pastries
Pas Akum and Bishul Akum
  • Foods Produced by Non-Jews
  • Pas Akum and Pas Palter (Commercial Bread)
  • Bishul Akum (Foods Cooked by Non-Jews)
Alcoholic Beverages
  • Distilled Beverages
  • Wine
The Kosher Traveler
The Challenge of Business and Social Obligations
Commerce with Forbidden Foods
T'vilas Kailim (Immersion of Vessels)
  • The Mitzvah
  • Utensils Used in Preparing Food
Asking Questions
Appendix: Properly Scaled and Non-Kosher Fishes
  • Introduction
  • Properly Scaled Fishes
  • Non-kosher Fishes

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