In last week’s New York Times column, “The Ethicist,” a wife is concerned about her husband’s pejorative speech at home and questioned if the litmus test about whether language was appropriate or not is if it can be repeated in a public forum outside the home. The resident ethicist responded, “The point is that social

Is it possible to process meat that is technically kosher meat if schechted properly, but be prohibited for other reasons? This question is discussed by Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz regarding veal in a class, Is Veal Kosher. Veal is produced from a baby cow that has very tender meat. The reason the meat is so tender is not only