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Pointing to the mezuzah affixed to the new Chick-In glatt-kosher restaurant at Arizona State University are, from left: Benjamin Muhlmann; Chef Mayaan Glass; Rabbi Shmuel Tiechtel, co-director of Chabad at ASU; and the owner of Chick-In, Yariv Elazar.
Seasons kosher Supermarkets will open three new stores: Scarsdale, New York; Baltimore and Cleveland, according to Progressive Grocer.
New York, NY - The number of countries that produce kosher certified products has grown to 104, according to kashrus sources.
BERGEN COUNTY, N.J. -- There are food trucks and then there's the kosher food truck.Somewhere, your mom (or grandmother) is kvelling.
In this 2009 file photo, strips of sizzling bacon crown a breakfast platter with fried eggs and potatoes. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File).
kosher Negotiator: President Trump's chief Middle East negotiator, Jason D. Greenblatt (second from right) with his wife, Naomi, and children.
Seasons kosher Supermarkets has revealed plans to open three new stores in Scarsdale, N.Y.; Baltimore and Cleveland, expanding from its established footprint in New York and New Jersey.
"They'll be coming in every day, they open up the facility, they oversee our employees -- so that we're not jeopardizing or compromising any of the requirements that are required for kosher," said Wandel. "All of the products that we'll be ordering ...
If running a bistro or a trattoria is fraught, imagine the perils associated with owning and operating a serious kosher restaurant, by which I don't mean a deli, pizza place, or falafel joint.
Meat slaughtered according is Halal for Muslims and kosher for Jews. "Halal" in Arabic means permissible or lawful. "kosher" in Hebrew means proper or fit to eat. ?alal is a general term for all that is permissible according to Islamic law. The term ...
NEW YORK (Press Release) - Leaders of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations today condemned the decision by the Walloon Parliament in the southern region of Belgium mandating all animals be stunned before slaughter, ...
In the New Guidelines for Humane kosher Slaughter, the Veterinary Services and Animal Health Division of the ministry mandated that imported meat must be slaughtered using a rotating restraint device, which is seen as more humane than the commonly ...
The two meanings come together in the Levey Day school's fourth annual kosher barbecue, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Sunday. The Holy Smokes kosher BBQ is held on the school grounds at 400 Deering Ave., and features bluegrass music from Portland's Jerks of ...
If this is one of the few times you eat at a kosher restaurant, you might put a hand to your mouth as you calculate how many pitas are required to justify the hummus platter's $22 price tag or how imperial your Caesar salad must be to set you back $30 ...
kosher fair fare? It sounds unlikely, but at the Minnesota State Fair, family owned area business Sweet Martha's serves warm cookies by the bucket and ice cold milk to hungry visitors.
By 8:30 p.m., the members of the kosher Cooking Club had entered the home and had begun to prepare for the next day's Shabbat dinner.
John Reuben, who is currently serving time at HMP Lancaster farms, is seeking a "judicial review" after authorities there and at HMP Manchester, where he was previously held, said he had to have his faith "confirmed by a Rabbi" before receiving kosher ...
What follows is a front-page story published in the Forverts on May 15, 1902, the day thousands of women took to the streets of the Lower East Side of Manhattan to boycott the price of meat.
May is National Barbecue Month and now more than ever, kosher-keeping Jews in the South have the opportunity to celebrate with the smoked meat so prized in the region in which "you" is pronounced "y'all.
Even if we were to ascertain that a certain book would be "kosher," the surviving versions of many of these works are translations from the Greek or Latin versions, which were themselves originally translated from Hebrew or Aramaic, with many additions ...
Unlike the ancient Hebrews, who decided what was and wasn't kosher thousands of years ago, chiseling those laws in stone in the books of Deuteronomy and Leviticus, the Texan dietary code is still in flux.
Dr. Robert Gnuse, a professor in the religious Studies Department at Loyola University, argues that the kosher and clothing rules found in the Book of Leviticus (where the prohibition on pork is first mentioned) were originally meant exclusively for ...
Nissim Sadiklar, the owner of Creation Foods, is denying allegations the company and his son, Kefir, who serves as the firm's director and vice-president, forged kashruth certificates to pass off non-kosher cheese as kosher. "It's not true," said ...
Jewish leaders in Belgium have denounced new legislation that will make kosher slaughter of livestock illegal, beginning in September 2019.
A little-known rabbi has launched a media assault against the venerable 92nd Street Y for serving a "kosher style" meal at its May fundraising gala.
Rabbis at the leading Israeli center for Jewish law and technology have given a kosher stamp of approval for kids to use popular hand-held spinner toys on the Sabbath.
kosher Barbecue PHOTO COURTESY KARL SCHATZ PORTLAND, Maine - For its annual fundraiser, a Jewish day school here throws a kosher barbecue, the main course of which is brisket, slow-cooked in a custom-made, 275-gallon smoker. "It's a little bit ...
Belgium's Wallooon region has voted to ban kosher and halal meats by outlawing the slaughter of unstunned animals. The environment committee of southern Belgium's Walloon Parliament voted unanimously for the ban, which will take effect in September ...
All my kashrut questions were answered easily and attentively, and I was directed to local grocery stores where I was able to buy fruits, vegetables and major brands bearing national kosher symbols to make lunches and dinners for our day trips. There ...
Jerusalem (JTA) - It is permissible to play with fidget spinners on Shabbat, rabbis at an institute that looks at science and Jewish law have determined.
Denver - Blue Moon Brewing Company (Blue Moon), an award-winning craft beer company, announced today that its newest brewery in the River North (RiNo) neighborhood in Denver has been certified as OU kosher from the Orthodox Union, the foremost ...
BOISE - Despite years of warnings, Idaho's state prison system is continuing to refuse to provide kosher meals to Jewish inmates, according to a federal class-action lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Idaho.
The agency charged Ontario-based Creation Foods and its vice president, Kefir Sadiklar, with forging documents to make it seem as if the cheese sent to two strictly kosher Jewish summer camps was certified as adhering to Jewish dietary laws, The ...
In the past year, two other kosher restaurants have also hopped on the poke train. Murray Hill fast-casual restaurant Eden Wok tore down a wall in the space to make room for a create-your-own poke bowl station, with eight fish or vegetarian options ...
A man has been arrested after trying to enter a kosher shop in north London brandishing a meat cleaver and large knife and threatening to kill two young girls.
The class action suit, led by four Jewish prisoners of various denominations, asked for a preliminary injunction to force the prisons to serve kosher meals immediately. They argue that the lack of kosher food violates their rights to religious freedom.
The company Creation Foods and its vice-president Kefir Sadiklar have been accused by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency of sending non-kosher cheddar cheese to Jewish summer camps in 2015 with forged documents that falsely certified its kosher ...
The move appears to be a way for Le Pen to embrace a wide range of potential voters ahead of the vote pitting her against Emmanuel Macron, the independent centrist who came in first in Sunday's first round, The Associated Press reported.
kosher has become hip in recent years, for a variety of reasons. But for those who didn't grow up in a kosher home and may be new to the laws of kashruth, the rules can be confusing - especially when it comes to purchasing beef.
A man with rectangle-shaped glasses removed vegetables from a basin and poured the excess water through a thin white cloth. He examined the sheet over a light box using a magnifying glass.
Temple Sholom will host a kosher Gospel Concert on Sunday, May 7 at 3:30 p.m., at 300 East Putnam Ave. The theme of the concert, "Songs of New Beginnings," was chosen in honor of Cantor Asa Fradkin's upcoming departure from Temple Sholom to ...
Smithfield Foods, one of the nation's largest pork suppliers, has announced that it's forming a biosciences division that in the future might pioneer the transplantation of organs from pigs to humans.
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - A pilot of a new kitchen and dining station will help Penn State University Park students keep kosher starting this fall. The kosher kitchen, named Pure, will be the first certified-kosher kitchen and dining facility at the ...
This proposed bans violate kosher and halal laws, which don't allow the killing of injured animals for food. As Eliyahu Federman points out, this proposed ban is one of many historical attempts, some successful, to limit religious freedoms for Jews and ...
Critics of the state rabbinate contend that restaurateurs who want the kosher seal of approval have only to open their wallets for the kosher inspectors in order to receive the coveted designation. Now, the rabbinate is taking steps to end the ...
Upbeat. Interactive. High-energy. Those are just a few words used by Cantor Asa Fradkin to describe Temple Sholom's upcoming kosher Gospel Concert on Sunday, May 7, at 3:30 p.m., at Temple Sholom, 300 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich. The theme of ...
France's Jewish community is watching the second round of this year's presidential election with profound unease, as Marine Le Pen of the far-right National Front has unveiled plans to ban the ritual slaughter of animals for kosher and halal meat and ...
Concerning the feature about venison in the April 20 issue, you do not indicate where to obtain kosher venison ("Oh, Deer," April 20).
(JTA) - French police have detained 10 people in the investigation of the deadly 2015 attack on a Jewish supermarket in Paris, sources close to the probe told Agence France Presse on Wednesday.


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