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I. Forbidden food. The biblical, traditional, and historical backdrop Biblical injunctions From community regulation to big business Governmental intervention and involvement II. Sacred cows. The limits of law in regulating religious rules Bans on shechitah The problem with statutory regulation Kashrus and the courts III. Holy wars. Perceptions, politics, and filthy lucre "Something ain't kosher here" Kosher certification agencies Law and politics in the cutthroat business Kosher meat scandals in America and abroad Oddities and excesses.
BM710 .L295 2017
Durham, North Carolina : Carolina Academic Press,