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Rabbi David Cohen

Rabbi David Cohen

Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen, Esq., has a Masters degree in counseling from the University of North Texas with a concentration in family therapy and did clinical training in the Family Institute of Jerusalem.

Bishul Akum: Fit for a King – or Just for King Kong?

March 8, 2006, by

Potato chips and potatoes au gratin – would the Torah really care about the difference? How can a decision by the White House caterer make my dishes traif? Rabbi David Cohen, Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kashruth Division, solves some of the puzzles of Bishul Akum. If you have questions or comments for Rabbi Cohen please send them to: {encode=”cohend@ou.org” title=”cohend@ou.org”}

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Bishul Akum: The Written Law About What’s Eaten Raw

March 8, 2006, by

When is a carrot not kosher? How could a mushroom be acceptable in America and traif in Israel? Rabbi David Cohen, Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kashruth Division, reveals some of the secrets behind the concept of Bishul Akum. If you have questions or comments for Rabbi Cohen please send them to: {encode=”cohend@ou.org” title=”cohend@ou.org”}

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