Re: Are turkeys kosher?

richard enteman (
Tue, 03 Jun 1997 00:52:37 PDT

Torah forum wrote:
>> How do we know that Turkeys are kosher animals
>> and permissible to eat?

"Micha Males" <> responded:
> Good question. There are those who don't
> eat it. Reason being that it's not mentioned in the Torah
> & we don't have a mesorah (tradition) to eat it.

We learn from the Meam Loaz that turkey is kosher. So, while
it is not our tradition, it is the tradition of other observant Jews
who we respect and trust.