Six Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went Kosher

Essential Passover items in the kitchen: onions, garlic, lemons, and knives

I'm glad I made my kitchen kosher, but there are a few things I wish I knew first. » read more

Guest Post: My Path to a Kosher Kitchen

Tandoori Chicken

I embraced Messianic Judaism eleven years ago this Pesach. Needless to say this was life-changing in many ways, but my eating habits were not one of them. » read more

Seven Refrigerators

Kosher kitchen with two refrigerators

Mendel was making aliyah, so as a new immigrant to Israel, he was allowed to bring household items with him into the country without charge, duty-free. However, appliances that are brought in order to be sold are subject to an import duty (tax).

When Mendel arrived at the port office in Haifa to claim his household goods, the excise officer told him there was a problem.

"Only personal household items are allowed duty-free," the officer said.

"But I have only personal household items. What is the problem?" Mendel asked. » read more

Kashering the White House Kitchen

The White House kashered the kitchen for Hanukkah. Check out the video!

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