It couldn’t get any treifer
THERE’S a society of American Jews who work in the food industry called the Illuminoshi and in San Francisco a few days ago they recreated a famous event in the annals of American Judaism — the Treif Banquet.
In 1883, the radical new American Reform movement, to demonstrate its belief that the dietary laws were a thing of the past, held a feast guaranteed to send any passing shomer into apoplexy.
Its menu boasted little-neck clams, softshell crabs, salad of shrimps and grenouilles a la crème (frogs).
According to the Jewish