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also kash·ruth  (käsh′rəth, -rəs, käsh-ro͞ot′)
1. The state of being kosher.
2. The body of Jewish dietary law.

[Mishnaic Hebrew kašrût, from kāšēr, fitting; see kosher.]


(kaʃˈruːt) or


1. (Judaism) the condition of being fit for ritual use in general
2. (Judaism) the system of dietary laws which require ritual slaughter, the removal of excess blood from meat, and the complete separation of milk and meat, and prohibit such foods as pork and shellfish
[literally: appropriateness, fitness]


or kash•rut

(kɑʃˈrut, ˈkɑʃ rut)

1. the Jewish dietary laws.
2. fitness for use with respect to Jewish law.
[1905–10; < Hebrew]
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57) A later chaplains' report commented that "it would be worthwhile to study a plan whereby the values of Kashruth can be preserved .
Leibman introduces here categories of discussion which have been largely missing from scholarly work until now--from mystical influence on the structure of synagogue buildings to deeper insights into the practices of ritual immersion and kashruth as they might have been lived in early modern times.
Certification was performed under the rabbinical supervision of Rabbi Jacob Traub, chairman of the Kashruth Division of the Orthodox Rabinnical Council of San Francisco.
Kashrut (variably transliterated kashruth and kashrus) refers to the Jewish dietary laws, given expression in Torah as well as centuries of halakhic-legal discourse.
Cookbooks published in Britain along ethnic lines also aim, however, at teaching members of ethnic minorities how to cook their own food, as indicated especially by the Jewish cookbook in Britain, which partly aims at the perpetuation of food according to the laws of kashruth and the consumption of festival food.
The couple now lives active lives in the Jewish community, Pawel is studying to work in kosher slaughterhouse and Ola works as a kashruth supervisor.
Although I can not speak for all, I believe that kindness and courtesy are more important than kashruth.
a staff of "over 1,000 rabbinic coordinators, kashruth supervisors,
It's been a domino effect," agreed Mordechai Levin, executive director of the Kashruth Council of Canada.
The sign bore a seal indicating a local Kashruth supervisory authority.