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The Great Fish Debate

Rabbi Shneur Zalman Revach & Rabbi Mordechai Kuber

- ANISAKIS: THE CASE FOR CONCERN Rabbi Shneur Zalman Revach - ANISAKIS: NO NEW CAUSE FOR CONCERN Rabbi Mordechai Kuber

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

A debate has been raging regarding the permissibility of certain fish found to be infested with worms called Anisakis. Dozens of responsa have been written on the topic, filling hundreds of pages of well-documented hypotheses and theories that testify to both the depth of Torah and to the scholarship of contemporary talmidei chachamim. Kolmus asked two of the leading talmidei chachamim, on opposing sides of the debate, to present the primary arguments underlying their rulings.

 

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