Is cannabis kosher?

Smoking marijuana does not have any kashruth concerns 1. Eatables however does have many kashruth and therefor requires a kosher certification. Some medically prescribed cannabis has a hechser (kosher) symbol on it from the OU.

Is Cosmetic Plastic Surgery allow By Halacha?

Cosmetic Surgery – Rabbi Chaim Jachter Introduction Last week we introduced the question as to whether Halacha permits cosmetic surgery. We cited rulings by Rav Moshe Feinstein and Rav Yaakov Breisch who permitted a young woman who was experiencing difficulty finding an appropriate Shidduch to undergo cosmetic surgery to improve her appearance. This week we …

Is SIKS Kosher?

This is the letter we have received from SIKS. We are not vouch for the accuracy of the information. Dear Ekollel Site, Please let us introduce our Kosher Supervision and Certification Organization. The “Kosher-SIKS” (Services International Kosher Supervision Ltd.) mission is to provide Kosher Supervision and Kosher Certification to food industries worldwide, including Kosher Food …

Is Coffee Mate or Milk Alternatives Kosher?

COFFEE-MATE Liquid and Powder products are non-dairy and are Kosher according to the Orthodox Union (as indicated by the OU symbol). As a courtesy, we place a “D” next to the kosher symbol (OU) to alert those who adhere to strict religious practices. COFFEE-MATE contains an ingredient called sodium caseinate, which is a milk derivative, …