Religion: Kosher Revival

Food disciplines are part of every great religion. Psychologically they are almost inevitable, and extremely practical . . . Didn't you feel more . . . at home in the world, warm, safe, good, while yon were observing your laws? —Herman Wouk in Marjorie Morningstar

In the revival of religious observances in the U.S.. Jews are regaining their interest in the Jewish dietary law, generally known as kashruth. Rabbis report a flood of inquiries from housewives and requests from food manufacturers for rabbinical supervision. Many national brands are adding kosher products to their lines,,...

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