What really happened at the original Trefa Banquet?
Exploring the history of Jewish dietary laws and customs over platters of shrimp and pork.
One rabbi derided attendees as “proudly discarding Jewish law” and dubbed the entire banquet an “event in poor taste.”
When an artisanal sesame bagel and a hipster pork bun have a love child, the resulting bundle of joy is not exactly kosher.
It’s not lost on the writer that she throws the least kosher Shabbat either side of the Mason-Dixon Line. For her, it’s a means of adapting in non-Jewish spaces.
Readers responded in a variety of ways to our query about the coverage of Chuck Schumer’s porky meatloaf. Here’s what they said.
A new online comedy is based on a real restaurant called Traif, which serves salt-and-pepper shrimp and lobster with spicy sausage in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.
Our formerly frum columnist wonders why bacon is often considered more treyf than other forbidden foods like shrimp, lobster or, say, lizards.
The formerly frum Treyfster finds it’s not easy to choose how to enter the world of forbidden food.
Oxford University Press has banned references to pigs and pork in its publications in order to avoid offending Jews and Muslims.