Zocher Shabbos

In a recent article in the Jerusalem Post (Aug. 18, 2016) Brian Blum writes about a "radical proposal" from Dennis Prager. He suggests that, "even if you eat beef or chicken that hasn't been slaughtered according to Jewish Law or you eat out in restaurants without a kosher certificate - 'you can and should proudly say that you keep kosher.'" The argument Blum and Prager make is that being religious is not an all-or-nothing endeavor. Indeed, the word Halacha, most commonly translated as "Jewish Law" actually means, "the path" or "the way." The term connotes that Jewish religious observance is a pathway that people may be on at many points. Just because you are not yet fulfilling the maximum r

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