Section: Questions Category: Halacha
|Halacha - kosher|
|Submitted by ziva aronova Answered by Rav Peretz Moncharsh|
1) Because G-d told us to at Mount Sinai over 3000 years ago.
2) It is essential for the spiritual health of a Jew, we don't understand exactly how or why.
3) While there technically is a very specific difference, today the word "glatt" is used as a general term to mean the food conforms to the highest standards of Kosher.