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Laws of Judaism Concerning Food

 

Summaries, with complete referencing, of key source texts

for the laws of Judaism concerning food.

 

The sources used to prepare this work are discussed at Source Texts Used for Laws of Judaism. They are the Biblical Books of Moses (Torah) and the 12th century Code of Maimonides (Mishneh Torah).

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

1. Introduction to the Laws of Judaism Concerning Food

 

2. Forbidden Foods General Rules

 

3. Blood and Fat

 

4. Hooves and Cud

 

5. Animals and their Offspring, Including Milk and Meat Restrictions

 

6. An Animal that Died by Itself or was Torn by Other Animals

 

7. Insects

 

8. Other Rules Concerning Animals on Land

 

9. Animals from the Water

 

10. Birds

 

11. Restrictions on Crops

 

12. Intoxicating drinks

 

13. Idol-Worshippers, Non-Jews and Food

 

14. Offerings of Food

 

15. Food Obligations to Workers and the Poor

 

16. Food Obligations to Family

 

17. Ritual Slaughter of Animals

 

18. Humane Treatment of Animals

 

19. Food and Health

 

20. Etiquette at Meals

 

Source Texts Used for Laws of Judaism

 

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Updated October 15, 2016