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Explain how observing the Torahs teaching on kashrut affects the Jewish way of life.
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Explain how observing the Torah's teaching on kashrut affects the Jewish way of life.
The laws of kashrut, better known as the kosher rules are detailed rules about the sort of food that was good and safe to eat for the Jewish people. Kosher means something that is good and proper according to Jewish laws. It is usually used to describe food products. Eating kosher food is commanded in the Torah, which is the biggest reason why Jews actually eat it. Food in Jewish stores is carefully labeled to help Jews ensure that the food they are buying is completely kosher. Small letter K stands for Kosher, and small letter D tells that the product is dairy (chocolate contains milk), also the stamp present on the box shows the product had been checked and approved by the Bet Din. It is also the sign of obedience to God. The rules about which animals, birds and fish are acceptable are placed in Leviticus.
"You may eat any land animal that has divided hooves and that also chews the cud"
This includes animals like lamb, beef, goat and most herbivores. The pig has divided hooves, but does not
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