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China: Keeping It Kosher at the Olympic Games

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, China, Israel, Environment, Food, International Relations, Travel, Olympics

If you've ever been to China (or a traditional Chinese restaurant), you know that eating kosher according to the rules of religious Judaism is near impossible. Tiffany Sameyah of Jewneric [1] reports that despite the best efforts of the rabbis, kosher food may not be available due to security rulings by the Olympic Committee. “Trucks to bring in raw materials and special foods are in limited supply, and those that are available are strictly regulated to reduce air pollution prior to the Games,” she reports.