Fraud, corruption, and holiness : the controversy over the supervision of Jewish dietary practice in New York City, 1881-1940 / Harold P. Gastwirt.

Port Washington, N.Y. : Kennikat Press, 1974.

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Subjects Jews -- New York (State) -- New York -- Politics and government.
Jews -- Politics and government.
Kosher food industry -- New York (State) -- New York.
Kosher food industry.
New York (State) -- New York.
Series National university publications.
Description viii, 227 pages ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1974.
Notes Includes indexes.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-217).
Contents Old law in a new land -- Kosher observance in traditional Jewish life -- The kosher business is big business -- The poultry trade: racketeers and unionists -- The chief rabbi battles for kashrut -- Rivalry in kashrut supervision -- Laymen take a hand -- Can state intervention work? -- The federal government tries -- The kashrut association gives up -- Labor and lead seals -- Why communal control fails.
Geographic Area New York (State)
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1148065
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