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Ethnic nutrition Referring to foods prepared in accordance with Jewish dietary law
Vox populi Kosher entered mainstream English in the mid-1920s, as a synonym for correct, genuine, or legitimate

ko·sher

(kō'shĕr)
Denotes a diet that follows the dietary laws required in observant Jews; it interdicts consumption of some food altogether and requires that dairy and meat items be consumed at different times and on different dishes. Kosher butchers prepare meats and poultry according to hygiene precepts more stringent than those observed by nonkosher butchers.

kosher

A rabbinic term derived from the Hebrew word for proper or fit and most commonly applied to the food authorized for orthodox Jews. Kosher foods include the meat of cattle, sheep, goats, chickens and fish with scales and fins. Animals must be killed in accordance with prescribed rules and carcasses inspected for disease. Meat must be immediately broiled or salted. Such observances are of significant hygienic value.
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You must have been bewitched!" So Paul addressed the Gentile Christians in Galatia who were being persuaded by Jewish Christians that before they could become Christians they must become Jews and be circumcised, eat kosher food, and so on.
These allegedly include Madonna's insistence they eat kosher food and attend synagogue on Fridays and Saturdays.
"Like in Islam, we can eat only the Halal food, Jews only eat Kosher. In Islam, we do the ablution before we pray," she explained.
Jewish children can only eat Kosher meat, and meat and dairy products cannot be eaten together.
In New York City, the largest numbers of poor or 60,000 (27 percent) are in larger Orthodox Jewish households, all of who eat kosher. Others are Russian-speaking persons under age 65, Russian-speaking persons over age 65, people with disabilities and unable to work, the unemployed, and people with less than a college education.