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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue #6 - November 30, 2011

Rabbi Yona Metzger announced the discovery of a special goose species that tastes like pork. This presented a culinary and halachic revolution, as it offered a solution that allows religious and traditional Jews to discover the taste of pork. Israeli producer Aviv Giladi is named the CEO of Icon UK, one of Hollywood’s largest production [...]

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Kosher Clothing Stores?

Kosher Clothing Stores?

Rabbi Eliyahu Schlesinger told Radio Kol Hai the Jerusalem Rabbinate will be providing certificates of ‘kashrut’ to clothing stores in Israel’s holiest city. The goal of the initiative is to ensure the clothes sold do not contain shatnez - scripturally forbidden ( (Vayikra/Leviticus 19:19) mixtures of wool and linen (linsey-woolsey, linen thread used to sew a [...]

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My Culinary Journey

If you had told me on my 55th birthday that in the coming year I would have a cookbook published and a second one in the works I would have told you to promptly return your crystal ball to Amazon and ask for a full refund. Prior to that year I had many roles, foremost mother and [...]

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New start-up: Kosher clothing stores

An extreme ultra-Orthodox body has established a kashrut department supervising clothing stores in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim and Geula neighborhoods.Haredi women have begun supervising businesses in the neighborhoods on behalf of the new department, checking whether the clothes sold in the stores meet the requirements of Jewish Law. The department’s findings will be published across the [...]

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Eretz Tallit – Are Fashionable Tallit Kosher?

Eretz Tallit are tallitot created by Efrat Schwartz, an artist and designer. He founded his company Eretz in 1992 and has been producing Judaica products that lend a fashionable edge to its more traditional counterparts. Based in Israel, one of the company’s hottest products has been its line of contemporary tallit sets he designs for [...]

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Wool Tallit – How to Make Your Own Tallit

Tallit are an important part of Jewish rituals. Although the tallit itself has no religious significance, the tzitzit attached to them fulfills God’s commandment to wear tassels on the four corners of your clothing. The tzitzit represent the 613 commandments Jews are expected to obey and serve as a reminder of your commitment to keeping [...]

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