It couldn’t get any treifer

The Jewish Chronicle - - NEWS -

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

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