nonkosher


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nonkosher

(ˌnɒnˈkəʊʃə)
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(Judaism) Judaism not kosher, not conforming to religious law
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Adj.1.nonkosher - not conforming to dietary laws
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
unclean, impure - having a physical or moral blemish so as to make impure according to dietary or ceremonial laws; "unclean meat"; "and the swine...is unclean to you"-Leviticus 11:3
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16) For example, a patient's diet might be strictly kosher, but may react to pork and other nonkosher food due to cross-reactivity.
Neither is the idea of nonkosher "Jewish" food entirely new: Jewish cookbooks existed under communism, they were packaged as culinary history, and the recipes were written in the past tense and lacked practical detail, implying that Jewish cooking (and culture) were a thing of the past.
While anyone may buy kosher baked goods even if she intends to eat them along with a ham sandwich and a glass of milk, no one can expect a kosher baker to bake nonkosher baked goods.
But not all servicemen were obliged to subsist on nonkosher food; the practice soon developed of sending hard salamis, which keep for a long time without refrigeration, to sons who were serving abroad.
In Minsk in the 1920s, it was easier to find kosher meat than nonkosher meat.
62) Although Rogoff was not above registering his amusement at Birnbaum's demonstrative piety--such as making a blessing over his glass of water and pointedly refusing to eat the (presumably) nonkosher food--he did not allow it to blind him to Birnbaum's challenge to Jewish art.
The New York City Department of Markets estimated in 1925 that 40 percent of the meat sold as kosher in the city was actually nonkosher.
53) When the government, under pressure from the Orthodox Jews, denied a permit to a company seeking to import nonkosher meat, the court found the denial unconstitutional under Basic Law: Freedom of Occupation.
As a scholarly conjecture, however, the identification of the myna as the denotatum of the kosher species of andrafta is the strongest hypothesis for explaining the coexistence of both a kosher and a nonkosher variety of this bird in the Talmudic sources.
Manny, at first, turns to American popular culture, the Vaudeville show, the shallow woman Dolores/Jenny, the nonkosher treats; however as an intellectual all this leaves him empty.
8) See "Quebec's Healthy Identity Debate", Editorial, The Toronto Star (19 August 2007) A18 (mentioning a decision by the Quebec Human Rights Commission to award a non-Jewish ambulance driver $10,000 in damages for his ejection from a publicly funded Jewish hospital for eating nonkosher food in the kosher cafeteria).
91) Reggio also permitted wine handled by non-Jews from the Land of Israel, since all its inhabitants had long ago foresworn paganism, but he was not liberal about allowing the consumption of nonkosher wine from other countries (Igrot, vol.