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Kosher Lifestyle Katie Porter Intercultural Communication May 2, 2011
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What is it? Not just a rule, but a lifestyle Kashrut: a Jewish law stating what can and cannot be eaten and how those foods must be prepared (Scherman, 1993) Foods that cannot be eaten include certain fowl and fish, insects, shellfish, and reptiles (Scherman, 1993) Individuals can eat animals with cloven hooves and chews its cud, as well as
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Animals must be slaughtered in a prescribed manner that is entirely painless to the animal (Wolfson & Lewis, 2011) Blood must be drained or boiled out (Scherman, 1993) All dairy and meat
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How it affects individuals within the culture Orthodox communities separating themselves from mainstream culture (Newman, 1985) Voluntary homogeneous communities Community has a distinct style of dress, language, and eating habits (Valins, 2003) A sense that there is a need to protect and preserve the culture from outside influence
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Creates a tight knit community Bring in their own institutions (Newman, 1985) Schools, businesses, synagogues Could create tension within the family
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