Tag: kosher laws

Jewish Purification: Stone Vessel Workshop Discovered in Galilee

08/25 | An excavation at a cave in Galilee has uncovered what may be a 2,000-year-old stone vessel production center. In the first century C.E., Jews commonly used stone vessels in observance   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, News.

The Destruction of Pompeii—God’s Revenge?

08/24 | The eruption of Mt. Vesuvius destroyed the opulent vacation destinations of Roman elites in August 79 C.E.—almost exactly nine years after Roman troops destroyed the Temple in Jerusalem. Did this   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Making Sense of Kosher Laws

08/09 | The origins of Jewish dietary or kosher laws (kashrut) have long been the subject of scholarly research and debate.   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice.

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