In this fascinating book, Sue Fishkoff explains how the kosher food industry works.
Even the best nonspecialist reporter gets one or two things wrong- and I'm sure people more knowledgeable than I am may have found errors.
The book reads easily, written with humor as well as insight into the influences of a changing world.
This was a fun book to read and subsequently to share with others for discussion purposes. Once I finished it, I passed it along to my brother, who passed it along to one of his... Read morePublished 27 days ago by BARBARA F. AMES
Bought this for my wife and she absolutely loved the book, she has given it to many friends who also enjoyed the book. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
I really enjoyed this book for the most part. As someone who's considering keeping increasingly more kosher in the future, I found a lot of great information about what heckschers... Read morePublished on September 11, 2011 by J.P.
Here's the how and why of the Kosher food industry, along with some basic instruction on what keeping kosher means (but I wouldn't use this book as a guide to how to keep kosher,... Read morePublished on June 19, 2011 by Michael Brochstein
This isn't a book about why one should eat kosher food. Kosher Nation explains how different types of food are produced the kosher way, and gives a sociological take on the people... Read morePublished on May 14, 2011 by Max's Mama
In addition to explaining Jewish dietary law (or I should say, dietary laws, since there are differences between and even within denominations), this book gets into a lot of issues... Read morePublished on March 26, 2011 by Michael Lewyn
Kosher Nation is a comprehensive, detailed look at the complete spectrum of kashrut, the restrictions involved in certifying that food is kosher. Read morePublished on February 22, 2011 by Story Circle Book Reviews
The supervision and symbols that designate food as "conforming to acceptable standards" for those who keep kosher for religious reasons have become a marketing tool and a symbol... Read morePublished on February 19, 2011 by AJL Reviews
KOSHER NATION: WHY MORE AND MORE OF AMERICA'S FOOD ANSWERS TO A HIGHER AUTHORITY explores the blossoming kosher food industry and those who work in it. Read morePublished on January 22, 2011 by Midwest Book Review