This week Jews around the world are celebrating Passover. Families and friends gather at seders, which are the ritual holiday dinners to commemorate the redemption of their ancestors from slavery. On Passover, and throughout the year, observant Jews eat only food certified as Kosher. That means it must meet the requirements of millennia old Jewish law. Two rabbis in southern Colorado think that adding another dimension to the definition of kosher will make Judaism more relevant in the 21st century. They’re part of the Jewish Renewal movement. KRCC’s Shanna Lewis visited with the rabbis and has this report.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

(Visit the website for EcoGlatt by clicking here.)

 

2 Responses to Eco-Kosher in Pueblo

  1. […] Click here here to listen to Keeping Eco-Kosher on KRCC. On the PopPressed Radar Loaded: Heavyweight Craft Exhibit Showcases Designs Made from Iron & Sugar New Barcelona Boutique Combines Individualism & Industrialism Tommy Hoppe's Calculated Work & Sleeping Ganeshes This entry was posted in Animals, Environment, KRCC, Religion, Reported Story, Rural Issues, Sustainability and tagged ecoglatt, ecokosher, kosher. Bookmark the permalink. ← Keeping EcoKosher as heard on Colorado Public Radio LikeBe the first to like this post. […]

  2. Mary Ellen says:

    INSPIRING! What incredible people — thank you for this story.

News

AP
January 21, 2020 | NPR · In refusing to take up two cases involving the 2014 water crisis, the higher court has upheld earlier rulings saying neither city nor state officials are protected from being sued.
 

AP
January 21, 2020 | NPR · The majority leader’s own members didn’t want to go along with his first vision for the procedure in the impeachment trial. But the GOP did reject calls for more witnesses and evidence.
 

Getty Images
January 21, 2020 | NPR · Boeing suggests it could fly about mid-2020. Industry sources note that the FAA and other regulators around the world could take months longer to find the planes safe to fly passengers.
 

Arts & Life

January 21, 2020 | FA · The British actor has over 100 acting credits, including the new film The Song of Names and the streaming TV series Tin Star. Roth also appeared in Reservoir Dogs, The Hateful Eight and Pulp Fiction.
 

Hachette Books
January 21, 2020 | NPR · Emma Copley Eisenberg’s book offers a deep-dive into rural Appalachia — and digs into questions of how misogyny and bias can take root inside a community — as she tracks a double murder.
 

Paper Monday
January 20, 2020 | FA · Bryan Stevenson built a museum and monument in Alabama dedicated to slavery and its legacy. “We need to create institutions in this country that motivate more people to say ‘Never again,’ ” he says.
 

Music

Getty Images
January 21, 2020 | NPR · In an EEOC complaint filed Tuesday, Deborah Dugan made several bombshell allegations against the Recording Academy — including that her predecessor, Neil Portnow, raped a female artist.
 

Getty Images
January 21, 2020 | NPR · This expands on the CMT’s previous policy, which played a ratio of 60-40, male and female, videos per hour.
 

Courtesy Greg Johnson
January 21, 2020 | NPR · This Oklahoma City venue is showcasing the role of protest music in the Trump era, and how songwriting can also bridge the political divide.
 

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac

Radiolab