YIDDISHER TA’AM by Rabbi Zell

Not all that long ago, I was explaining the difference between “Kosher” and “Jewish” to a non-Jewish neighbor. Kosher is defined by the dictates of our religion; Jewish is defined by the tastes of our ethnicity. One can therefore eat a dinner that is one hundred percent kosher but has no “Jewish taste”. Alternately, one can eat a dinner that […]