Re: Why isn't an ostrich kosher?

Ellen D. Solomon (
Mon, 23 Dec 1996 22:31:13 -0500 (EST)

In reply to:
> But turkeys were found in the new world (i.e., America) only after 1492!!
> we eat them because of a rabbinical "mix up", since we lacked tradition.

Without citing historical or halachic sources (i.e. what did the Rabbis
"mix up"), this can only be taken as an opinion.