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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religious_restrictions_on_the_consumption_of_pork

Religious restrictions on the consumption of pork are a tradition in the Ancient Near East. ... Concerning Abrahamic religions, clear restrictions exist in Jewish dietary ... You shall not eat of their flesh, and you shall not touch their carcasses; they ... against pork, or a superstitious attitude toward pigs, do not see it in terms of a ...

www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/1452611/jewish/Why-Do-Jews-Not-Eat-Pork-or-Crab.htm

I was wondering, why can't Jews eat pork or shellfish? ... Pigs do have split hooves but do not chew their cud, so we cannot eat pig meat and its derivatives.

www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/2376474/jewish/Pigs-Judaism.htm

the pig, since it has hooves which are split, but it does not chew its cud—it is ... “I abstain from pork because I don't like it,” but rather that we do so because of G‑d' s ... Were Jews allowed to eat pork, they would raise pigs and thereby introduce ...

www.jewfaq.org/kashrut.htm

Some will eat non-kosher meat in restaurants, but only if the meat comes from a kosher animal and is not served with ...

forward.com/news/national/323958/57-of-us-eat-pork-and-9-other-things-about-american-jews

Nov 3, 2015 ... Do you experience feelings of peace and well-being at least once a week? ... house of worship (the survey did not break down results by religious denomination). ... Fifty-seven percent of Jews surveyed affirmed they eat pork.

www.onfaith.co/discussion/why-do-jews-not-eat-pork-or-crab

Feb 2, 2016 ... Why Jews refrain from eating pork and shellfish like crabs, shrimp and ... do not chew their cud, so we cannot eat pig meat and its derivatives.

www.biblicalarchaeology.org/daily/ancient-cultures/daily-life-and-practice/making-sense-of-kosher-laws

Aug 9, 2016 ... Not only do most Jews who observe kashrut avoid eating any meat and milk products together, many also wait a certain amount of time—30 ...

jewishjournal.com/opinion/187878

Aug 3, 2016 ... If you are a Jew who doesn't eat bacon or shellfish because Judaism prohibits eating pork products and shellfish — but you do eat ... that have not been slaughtered according to halachah (Jewish law) — do you keep kosher?

www.tabletmag.com/jewish-life-and-religion/87719/forbidden-food

Jan 10, 2012 ... But pigs are not ruminant animals and therefore do not chew their cud, ... thought this was the basis for the Jewish taboo against eating pork.

www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/people-ate-pork-middle-east-until-1000-bcwhat-changed-180954614

Mar 18, 2015 ... Then, around the 1,000 B.C., the keeping and eating of pigs sharply ... Secondly, chickens produce eggs, an important secondary product which pigs do not .... knowing that the certain factions of the Jewish people who remain ...