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Laboratory Meat: Is it Kosher?

One of the exciting areas of development in recent years is bio-agricultural engineering. Several companies are working on manufactured meat that, rather than deriving from the flesh of animals, is grown in petri dishes from animal cells....

Posted on 4 December 2018, By Rabbi Chaim Weiner
The Challenges of Ageing Parents

These days most people expect to live well into their 80s. Longevity comes with many rewards, but it also carries its burdens. When parents grow old, their physical and mental health is likely to deteriorate, placing a large portion of re...

Posted on 15 November 2018, By Francesca Caller
The Death Penalty

There are four ways it can happen: burning, stoning, strangling, and beheading. Beheading was, as you’d expect, with a sword. Strangling meant actually being strangled, not hanged; stoning meant that the guilty party was shoved off a hi...

Posted on 1 November 2018, By Rabbi Adam Zagoria-Moffet