You shall not boil a kid in its mother's milk meaning | Aleph Beta

The Meaning of You Shall Not Boil a Kid In Its Mother's Milk

Understanding Basar B'chalav


Rabbi David Fohrman

Rabbi David Fohrman

Founder and Lead Scholar

One of the places where the prohibition not to eat meat and milk together is found is in Parshat Mishpatim. It’s location is at the end of a lengthy list of laws like property damages and personal injuries. It's hard to relate to these dry, legal lists when they're put side by side with the Torah's most epic and memorable stories.

But what if the laws aren't merely what they appear to be? What if these laws have something to tell us, a secret about one of the Torah's most familiar stories? And how can they teach us about not eating meat and milk together? Join Ami as he explores the stories hiding within these laws.

Discover other videos about Kashrut at Aleph Beta, including ‘Why Can't You Cook Milk & Meat Together”, “The Meaning of Kashrut”. And “Kosher Slaughter


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