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Identifying Kosher Birds: Books and Laws of Beaks and Claws – Part I
A bird is kosher if…it has fins and scales? It chews its cud? A rabbi blessed it? Well, how do we know that a bird is kosher? Join Rabbi Chaim Loike, a Rabbinic Coordinator with OU Kashruth who has special expertise in the kashrus of birds, for a fascinating discussion of how we identify kosher birds. There’s a lot more to it than translating Biblical verses! Tune in and you’ll want to come “beak” for more!
If you want more information about identifying kosher birds, make sure to get “Kosher Birds: Who Are They?,” a DVD featuring Rabbi Loike - and live birds! This is one of four educational DVD’s released by the Orthodox Union. The series also includes presentations about meat and fish, and a youth primer on kosher certification. For details on procuring the DVD’s, contact Rabbi Eliyahu Safran at SafranE@ou.org.