- "The body of Jewish dietary laws and regulations that specify what and how a Jew who keeps kosher can eat." (JPS)
- "Leah is very strict about kashrut."
Languages of Origin
Heb כשרות kashrút, Ashkenazi Heb/Yiddish כּשרות káshres
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
Dictionary of Jewish Usage: A Popular Guide to the Use of Jewish Terms, by Sol Steinmetz (Lanham, MD, 2005).
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