Kosher friendly

Organize your kosher friendly wedding, events, party, ecc.

What is it?

The Hebrew word “kosher” literally means “prepared.” Foods that are permitted by the Torah and prepared according to Jewish law are kosher.

The Torah forbids eating meat and milk in combination, and even forbids the act of cooking them together.

Kosher friendly = Tradizional kosher


permitted animal as those with fully split hooves, who also chew their cud (ruminants). Kosher animals are always mammals and herbivores.


The Torah enumerates 24 forbidden species of birds, in practice today, we eat only those birds for which there is an established tradition that the bird is kosher ― e.g. chicken, turkey, duck and goose.

As for “kosher eggs,” they come from a species of kosher bird (e.g. Chicken).


Torah teaches that a kosher fish must possess both fins and scales. (Fins help the fish swim, and scales are a covering over the body.) Even if the fish has only one scale or one fin, it is permitted. Tuna, for example, have very few scales, yet is kosher. Other popular kosher fish are bass, carp, cod, flounder, halibut, herring, mackerel, trout and salmon.

Crustaceans and other shellfish are not kosher, because they lack scales.

kosher varieties of sushi and caviar ― providing it’s from a kosher species


Why Keep Kosher?

In today’s modern world, why should we keep kosher?

Of course, the ultimate answer to this question is “because God said so.” Beyond this, however, there are practical, observable benefits to keeping kosher today:

Spirituality: The Torah teaches that non-kosher food has a negative effect on a Jewish soul.

Self Growth: If a person can be disciplined in what and when he eats, it follows that he can be disciplined in other areas of life as well.

Health Reasons: With its extra supervision, kosher food is perceived as being healthier and cleaner. After slaughter, animals are checked for abscesses in their lungs or other health problems. Blood ― a medium for the growth of bacteria ― is drained. Shellfish, mollusks, lobsters and crabs have spread typhoid and are a source for urticara (hives). Milk and meat digest at an unequal rate and are difficult for the body. And of course, pigs can carry trichinosis.

Moral Lessons: We are taught not to be cruel ― even to animals. A mother and her young are forbidden to be slaughtered on the same day, and of course we “don’t boil a kid (goat) in its mother’s milk.” We must not remove the limb of an animal while it is still alive (a common practice, prior to refrigeration). When we slaughter an animal, it must be done with the least possible pain. And we are reminded not to be vicious, by the prohibition to eat vicious birds of prey.

Tradition: with food so often the focus of social events, keeping kosher provides a built-in hedge against assimilation. For many, the bridge between past and future is the spiritual aroma of a kosher kitchen.

Shavuoth in Venice at Ghimel Garden

Celebrate with us the receive of the Torah from the Mount of Sinai to Venice!
The Ghimel Garden Restaurant Halavi it’s your ideal choice for Chag ha Shavuoth, we are offering a single menù dinner or Lunch:
Two courses + water, wine for kiddush, halloth 25€
Three course + water, wine for kiddush, halloth 35€
a best Package for all the Yom Tov Shavuot Halavi
30 May 2017 dinner
31 May 2017 lunch
31 May 2017 dinner
01 june 2017 lunch
01 June 2017 afternoon break Tè and Coffee & Shavuoth fruit & deserts
all including wine for kiddush and our handmade Halloth € 150
wine white / red/ rosè 25€ or 35€
The restaurant is located inside the Jewish ghetto of Venice two minutes distance by walk from the Spanish Synagogue for the prayer Arvith, Shachrith, Minchà, it’s your opportunity to listen the reading of the TorahCriat HaTorah and Meghilath Ruth with the old Venetian Ritual.
Venice it’s the only city in Italy covered by ERUV come with your family children, parents etc.
You can enjoy to visit the Island Venice by walk during the feast and for the meal we will organize for you.
The garden of Gimel it’s already decorated with flower and plants how it’s used for the feast of Shavuoth, how it is customary to decorate with branches and flowers. Like the Mount Sinai blossomed with flowers on the day Torah was given. Shavuoth it’s also associates with the harvest ot wheat and fruits.
Dairy foods, Halavi
The Ghimel follow the jewish tradition of eating dairy food on Shavuoth for the following reason:
In the Shir ha Shirim refers to the sweet nourishing value of Torah by sayng “It drips from your lips, like honey and milk under your tongue.”
Upon receiving the Torah at Mount Sinai, the jews immediately became obligated in the law of sh’chita. Since they did not have time to prepare kosher meat, they eat dairy instead.
The numerical Value of milk – chalav – is 40. This hints to the 40 days that Moses spent atop Mount Sinai, and the 40 years the jews spent wandering the desert.
God spoke to you from the midst of the fire; you were hearing the sound of words,but you werenot seeing a form, only a sound. He told you to keep the Ten Commandments, and He inscribed them on two stone tablets. (Deut. 4:12-13)
Make now you reservation by calling us at 346 473 5061



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