British Right-Wing Party Backs Ban On Religious Slaughter

02/03/2015 - 19:00

Britain’s right-wing UKIP party has come out in support of legislation that would ban the production of ritually slaughtered meat.

Pentagon Said To Hustle On Kosher Rations Mess

Jewish groups assured bids would go out to avert looming shortage.

02/04/2014 - 19:00
Staff Writer

Alarm bells went off last week when a major Jewish organization learned that the Pentagon had awarded a contract for halal field rations for Muslim soldiers but had not even solicited bids for kosher field rations.

A display of field rations known as Meals Ready to Eat. Wikimedia Commons

Milwaukee's Conundrum

Why can't meat from a Muslim butcher be kosher? OU explains.

07/08/2013 - 20:00
Food & Wine Editor

Eyad Suleiman, a Muslim Israeli living in Milwaukee, Wis., plans to open a kosher and halal meat plant for religious clientele, but getting kosher certification won’t be easy.

A kosher and halal meat plant is a complicated combination. Fotolia

Mix-And-Match Holidays

Despite all the buzz about Chrismukkah a few Decembers ago, no one has yet, as far as I know, proposed Eastover or Passter (or would that be Eastach or Pester?). Since I’m no fan of mixing religious holidays, I think that’s a good thing.

But for those who do like to mix and match, a kosher gift basket company, The Challah Connection, is actually selling “Passover and Easter Traditions in a Box." The company also sells products for Muslims under the name The Halal Connection (I swear I’m not joking!)

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