kosher kosher  /ˈkoʊ ʃər/


  1. (n) food that fulfills the requirements of Jewish dietary law
  2. (adj) conforming to dietary laws
  3. (adj) proper or legitimate


  1. An immigration raid at an Iowa meatpacking plant has got kosher beef sellers across the country worried about the New Year rush.
  2. Some 6,500 kosher butcher shops feared for their supplies.
  3. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Extra-virgin olive oil Directions: 1.


  1. Empire Kosher fined for five years of environmental violations

    Empire Kosher Poultry was fined $99,000 by Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection for repeat violations dating back to 2008.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: J Weekly

  2. 11 ways to open a stuck jar lid

    All you want is a kosher dill. You can see it, trapped within its glassy cave, taunting you with crisp, pickly goodness. And you can’t get the lid off. You’ve tried all the traditional tactics;...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KFJX Pittsburg

  3. Israel's Rabbis Seek To Bend Pastries To Their Will

    The council of rabbis that regulates everything connected with Jewish religious law in Israel now wants to change the shape of bourekas, a type of stuffed pastry popular among Israelis. The move is aimed at helping people keep kosher. But if the rabbis succeed, says one cafe owner, "there really is no limit to their power."
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NPR


  1. Mason said in the lawsuit, "While I have the utmost respect for people who practice the Christian faith, the fact is, as everyone knows, I am as Jewish as a matzo ball or kosher salami."
    on Aug 25, 2006 By: Jackie Mason Source:

  2. Michael Savage, talk show commentator, said that Kagan "looks like she belongs in a kosher deli."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Michael Savage Source: The Jewish Week

  3. "Keeping kosher preserved the people of Israel," the daily quoted Yishai as saying.
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: Eli Yishai Source: Reuters UK

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