keep kosher

idiom

: to obey Jewish laws about eating and drinking
a family that keeps kosher

Examples of keep kosher in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web About 40% of individuals in attendance don’t observe Shabbat or keep kosher and about 1% are not Latino, according to La Casa membership data. Anya Gruener, Sun Sentinel, 3 Mar. 2023 Fewer Jews than ever keep kosher homes. Mark Oppenheimer, WSJ, 19 Jan. 2022 Observant Jews keep kosher, following dietary laws that prohibit the eating of certain foods including shellfish and pork, as well as meals that contain a mix of meat and dairy. CNN, 23 Aug. 2021 Vegetarians, vegans and those who keep kosher, as well as any lover of Indian food, have a new place to enjoy. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 29 Mar. 2021 And then there was the struggle to keep kosher in quarantine. New York Times, 25 Feb. 2021 Seven of his 160 Israelis keep kosher, and the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights has scrambled to feed them. Washington Post, 14 Dec. 2020

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“Keep kosher.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/keep%20kosher. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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