The Kosher Status of Gelatin, Carmine and Shellac

By: Rabbi Tsvi HeberNissan is the time of year when we bring the final redemption1 and the resurrection of the dead to the forefront of our consciousness, culminating in the recitation of the chapter of the Navi Yechezkel which describes his vision of the atzamot yevayshot, the dry bones.2 The imagery of dry bones represents Jewish suffering throughout history, suffering which will end, with Hashem’s help, speedily, in our days.3 In the meantime,4 mention of dry bones in the context of contemporary kashrus takes on an entirely different connotation, prompting a fascinating discussion into the status of ingredients that are derived from the dried-out bones -- and other p... read more

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