Bishul Akum

The Rabbanan prohibited eating certain foods cooked by non-Jews in order to limit social interaction which might lead to intermarriage between Jews and gentiles. This prohibition is known as [...]

Blood Spots in Eggs

Blood that is found in an egg may not be eaten. In the times of the Gemara, such blood was usually an indication that a new embryo was forming and it is forbidden to eat an embryo. This halacha [...]