The Jewish Press supported the “Orthodox Hebrew” standard since it at least purported to provide protection for the entire kashrut-observant community while a non-Orthodox standard would be misleading to the Orthodox. The courts, however, ruled otherwise and invalidated the Orthodox Hebrew standard as the prerequisite for referring to food as kosher.
Josh Fattal, an American hiker freed by Iran in September 2011 after two years in captivity, said the Iranians knew he was Jewish even though it was never explicitly stated. “I was so scared in those first months about being a Jew with an Israeli father, but at a certain point I embraced it,” Fattal […]
Rabbi Weberman is the senior Orthodox rabbi of South Florida. He has been spiritual leader of Ohev Congregation since 1969 and served as president of the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of South Florida since 1979.