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vessels for the service and storage of foods are

i used for dairy and meat products--viz., Moses1

"~ thrice uttered warning (Exodus, Dueteronomy)

not to seethe a kid in its mother's milk. Forty-two animals are named as taboo in Leviticus 11 and Deuteronomy 14. The shocket must examine each individual animal for signs of infection, disease, or abnormality.

Phyllis said that all the meat used in thejr household in Robinson arrived from St. Louis and Chicago, and her parents often made special trips just for this purpose. Nothing was eaten in the household unless it was kosher.

Stan Dunnes' parents also observed a kosher household, and Mr. Rosenberg said that his parents did likewise. Albert's mother at age 81 still maintains a kosher home.

When Stan and Phyllis Dumes married, he was in the service, and they lived in Washington, D.C. They found it difficult to maintain a kosher home; therefore, they have not followed this practice. The younger Rosenbergs have not observed a kosher home during their married lives either.

Mrs. Dumes summarizes the feeling of many of the second and third generations Jews in the following statement.

Perhaps getting out from the atmosphere of the home life made it so easy to just not keep up some of the traditions, particularly with the food and going to services or observing the holidays. Gradually the drift was toward the easier way.

In the early years, the Jewish community met as a con­gregation for the High Holy days in a large hall located on Second and Shelby Streets above a store. For these special days, the prayer scrolls and prayer books were brought to this