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  • Magen Tzedek encouraging, not replacing, kashrut

    May 12, 2011 | 2:37 pm

    We appreciate Rabbi Shafran’s embrace of the importance of the work of Magen Tzedek when he states in his JTA Op-Ed, “to be sure Jewish ethical values in food production are no less important (than) halachic concerns, and are indeed embodied in independent halachic mandates. But they...

  • Magen Tzedek seal engaging in a kashrut cover-up

    May 12, 2011 | 2:32 pm

    There is something ironic, to put it politely, about an effort championing ethics that speaks from both sides of its mouth.

    That would be the new certification seal for kosher food products, created by a Conservative rabbi and actively being promoted by his movement, that aims to...