Timothy D. Lytton

Shaking Up Israel’s Kosher Certification System

On belly dancing, big government, and the issues of synagogue and state raised by recent attempts at kashrut reform in Israel.

Chopped Herring and the Making of the American Kosher Certification System

In 1986, the discovery of non-kosher vinegar in a classic Jewish delicacy led to a revolution in kosher supervision.


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