Unformatted text preview: properly saying a blessing before consumption. The food (kosher food only, of course), in itself, is like a being, and within that being, whatever shape or form it may have, is a heart of Judaism, in which there holds a need to be blessed and treated like a meaningful part of a Jew’s food intake. Why is this though? There are an infinite number of explanations that one could use to rationalize saying the blessing over the food. However, possibly one of the most logical explanations for this event would be the connection and closeness of the food to God himself. It is almost as if you are eating a part of God. And, of course, if you are to eat a part of God, you have to say a blessing....
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- Monroe, L
- Kosher food, Blessing, Binghamton, New York, great understated importance, Southern Tier Expressway