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As a rabbinical student living in New York City, I was often struck by the fact that non-Jewish politicians understood that the principle of kashrut applied both to the fitness of food and to the fitness of legislation. Listening to the n...

Posted on 24 May 2019, By Rabbi Daniella Kolodny
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