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Posts Tagged ‘ kosher ’

Breast Milk: Just Like Honey From a Bee?

October 12, 2012
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“Lactation Station,” a 2006 performance piece [see video here] by Toronto-based artist Jess Dobkin set out to challenge a deep cultural taboo. Dobkin invited audiences to taste samples of pasteurized human breast milk donated by a group of new mothers, and then facilitated a conversation between them. Six years later, Dobkin’s piece continues to stimulate…

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The Weirdest Passover Ever

April 6, 2012
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Here are a few of our favorite Passover-related oddities. I Can’t Believe It’s Kosher for…

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Ritual Shellfish

January 16, 2012
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Tzitzit are the thready fringes that hang from the corners of a tallit. The tzitzit we…

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When Coke Became Kosher

July 6, 2011
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Many of the Eastern European Jews who immigrated to the…

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Locusts for Lunch

April 13, 2011
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Are locusts a plague? Not always–in fact, sometimes, they’re…

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Holy Pigging Out

January 13, 2011
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Can the physical act of eating be a…

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