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Jewish Attitudes and Practices

Geoffrey Cantor

in Quakers, Jews, and Science: Religious Responses to Modernity and the Sciences in Britain, 1650-1900

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199276684
eISBN:
9780191603389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199276684.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter opens with a discussion on some of the contexts in which science was deployed intersected with Jewish observance during the 19th century, including calendar-making, the use of electric ... More


Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Roger Horowitz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231158329
eISBN:
9780231540933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158329.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Kosher USA follows the fascinating journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system. It recounts how iconic products such as Coca-Cola and Jell-O tried to become kosher; the ... More


Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

John Lever and Johan Fischer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This book explores the emergence and expansion of global kosher and halal markets with a particular focus on the UK and Denmark. Kosher is a Hebrew term meaning “fit” or “proper” while halal is an ... More


Rebbe, the Messiah, and the Scandal of Orthodox Indifference: With a New Introduction

David Berger

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781904113751
eISBN:
9781789623352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781904113751.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The focus of this book is the messianic trend in Lubavitch hasidism. It demonstrates how hasidim who affirm the dead Rebbe's messiahship have abandoned one of Judaism's core beliefs in favour of ... More


From the Jewish Heartland: Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways

Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036200
eISBN:
9780252093159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036200.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book reveals the distinctive flavor of Jewish foods in the Midwest and tracks regional culinary changes through time. Exploring Jewish culinary innovation in America's heartland from the 1800s ... More


The Controversy over Sheḥitah and the Struggle between Hasidim and Mitnagedim

Shaul Stampfer

in Families, Rabbis and Education: Essays on Traditional Jewish Society in Eastern Europe

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774853
eISBN:
9781800340909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774853.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter assesses the controversy over the knives used in sheḥitah, or slaughtering of animals. In east European Jewish society, meat was a central element of the diet, and the observance of the ... More


Meat and Wine

Ariel Toaff

in Love, Work and Death: Jewish Life in Medieval Umbria

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781874774198
eISBN:
9781800340954
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781874774198.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter assesses how Jews faced particular problems in ‘carnivorous Europe’, where meat was eaten every day, servings were generous, and wine was drunk as though it were water. For Jews, ... More


Interlude: Food

Cati Coe

in The New American Servitude: Political Belonging among African Immigrant Home Care Workers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479831012
eISBN:
9781479850921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831012.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Eating together and sharing food is often taken as a sign of community—as in rituals of communion, and it was often a site of conflict. This coda explores care workers’ and patients’ reflections on ... More


Jewish Women’s Lives The Sacred Obligations of the Jewish Woman

Naomi Seidman

in Sarah Schenirer and the Bais Yaakov Movement: A Revolution in the Name of Tradition

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764692
eISBN:
9781800343351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764692.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes the sacred obligations of the Jewish woman. The mishnah of kinin deals with the problem of the bird sacrifices that a woman who has just given birth or other individuals who ... More


American Orthodoxy Adopts Stringency

Chaim I. Waxman

in Social Change and Halakhic Evolution in American Orthodoxy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781906764845
eISBN:
9781800343450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781906764845.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter talks about observers of American Orthodoxy that were struck by what was labelled as a move to the right during the second half of the twentieth century. It discusses the insistence on ... More


Introduction: global kosher and halal markets

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explains what modern kosher and halal production, trade and consumption are. More specifically the chapter introduces religious consumers as well as the relationship between globalised ... More


Kosher and halal in the UK and Denmark

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter serves as an introduction to Judaism/kosher and Islam/halal in the UK and Denmark respectively. The main function of these discussions is to give the reader a broader historical and ... More


Manufacturing and selling meat

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter explores the manufacture and production of kosher and halal meat (both red meat and poultry) in London and Manchester in the UK and also Denmark with specific reference to ... More


Beyond meat

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Within the last couple of decades, the trend in both kosher and halal production is that these globalising religious markets have moved beyond meat to include enzyme production, for example, as ... More


Kosher consumers

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

In this chapter we explore how Jewish consumers in the UK and Denmark understand and practice kosher consumption in their everyday lives. Many Jewish groups are fastidious about their everyday kosher ... More


Conclusion

John Lever and Johan Fischer

in Religion, regulation, consumption: Globalising kosher and halal markets

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526103642
eISBN:
9781526135964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103642.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

In focusing on the consequences of globalising kosher and halal markets this book has demonstrated that similarities and differences between kosher and halal consumption, production and regulation in ... More


Jews and Booze: Becoming American in the Age of Prohibition

Marni Davis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720288
eISBN:
9780814744093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

From kosher wine to their ties to the liquor trade in Europe, Jews have a longstanding historical relationship with alcohol. But once prohibition hit America, American Jews were forced to choose ... More


Kosher Coke, Kosher Science

Roger Horowitz

in Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231158329
eISBN:
9780231540933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158329.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Opening with personal story of drinking Coca Cola at Passover seders, traces intertwined story of kosher certification of Coca Cola and incorporation of scientific knowledge into kosher certification ... More


Industrial Kashrus

Roger Horowitz

in Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231158329
eISBN:
9780231540933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158329.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Framed with the case of how Oreo cookies became kosher, explains how government requirements and the complex supply chains of modern industrial food generates a preference for kosher-certified food ... More


Harry Kassel’s Meat

Roger Horowitz

in Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231158329
eISBN:
9780231540933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231158329.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Drawing heavily on the experiences with kosher meat by his mother and grandmothers, presents the decline of kosher beef from the 1930s-1980s through the family and person experiences of Harry Kassel, ... More


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