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What is kosher? Does a rabbi's blessing make a food kosher? Why do some kosher products have K symbols and others OU symbols on their package? What is meant by a kosher kitchen? Given clear explanations, the term kosher is easy to understand. Learn the basics about buying kosher food and kosher cooking.
  1. What is Kosher?
  2. Kosher Food Labels and Kosher Terms
  3. How to Buy Kosher
  1. How to Kasher a Kitchen
  2. Help from Kosher Cooks
  3. Kosher Cookbooks

What is Kosher?

Kosher food is food prepared in accordance with Jewish Dietary Laws. Jewish Dietary Laws are rules and regulations concerning food that are derived from Biblical laws and rabbinical extensions. Learn more about what is and what is not kosher.

Kosher Food Labels and Kosher Terms

The "kosherness" of a food is indicated by a symbol printed on the food package. Each symbol represents a particular agency's certification that the food has been processed in accordance with the Jewish Dietary Laws. Learn how to read kosher certification labels. And find explanations of terms such as Fleishig, Hashgacha, Hechser, Shechita, Tevilas Keilim and other words having to do with keeping kosher in this Glossary of Kosher Terms.

How to Buy Kosher

Where can you find kosher meat? Which restaurants are kosher? How can you organize a kosher trip? What is the difference between kosher and non-kosher wines? This information is designed to assist consumers of kosher products.

How to Kasher a Kitchen

Kashering, the act of making a kitchen kosher, is a complicated process. These sites aim to assist anyone who wants to kasher a kitchen and/or maintain a kosher kitchen.

Help from Kosher Cooks

These wonderful kosher cooks have agreed to share some of their favorite kosher recipes with you. Find recipes that were perfected in the kitchens of kosher chefs, restaurants, caterers, and enthusiasts from around the world.

Kosher Cookbooks

To the delight of those who keep kosher, the recent boom in kosher food sales has been accompanied by the publication of more kosher cookbooks. Which kosher cookbooks are best?

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