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Locusts for Lunch

April 13, 2011

Are locusts a plague? Not always–in fact, sometimes, they’re lunch. Four species of locust are listed in the Torah as being kosher. They are the red locust, the yellow locust, the spotted grey locust, and the white locust (Leviticus 11:20). It’s hard to know which contemporary bugs these correspond to; the biblical descriptions were written…

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