kosher

Israeli rabbis in Argentina give US kosher meat market a boost too

The country is one of the world’s top meat producers, and thousands of tons of meat had been held up without kosher certification because of travel restrictions

By JTA STAFF
10/06/2020
KOSHER INSPECTOR Aaron Wulkan examines meat to ensure that the food is stored and prepared.
98 rabbis fly to Argentina to certify kosher meat

Under typical circumstances, as many as 15 Israeli rabbis travel to Argentina twice a year and stay for a few months, but currently Argentina has banned all commercial flights.

By JTA STAFF
04/06/2020
Challah (illustrative)
‘Kosherati’: Gulf media heralds UAE's first kosher food delivery

‘Kosherati” is a blend of the words ‘kosher’ and ‘Emirati.' The article claims there are only 200 Jews in the UAE, but there are many Jewish visitors.

Argentina to fly in rabbis to certify kosher meat despite closed borders

The global lockdown meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus has snarled this year's plans with borders closed and air travel paralyzed worldwide.

By REUTERS
23/05/2020
These kosher NYC restaurants have closed permanently due to coronavirus

It’s not a surprise that several kosher restaurants in New York have closed permanently since March.

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
20/05/2020
As COVID-19 set in, Orthodox Union furloughed a quarter of its workforce

The Orthodox Union, an umbrella organization for Orthodox synagogues and a major certifier of kosher food, laid off or furloughed 125 employees in early April.

By SHIRA HANAU/JTA
19/05/2020
Cup of Coffee. [illustrative]
LA Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf stores are giving up their kosher certification

Several petitions to keep the stores kosher appeared on Change.org, including one with over 5,000 signatures.

By MARCY OSTER/JTA
18/05/2020
ICONIC WINE in its iconic blue bottle
Bartenura Moscato presents vino in a can, a kosher wine first

The company said that the wine is already available in stores, and will be widely distributed by early June.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
15/05/2020
Head of Chief Rabbinate kashrut to be indicted for bribery

Rabbi allegedly took cash in return for bypassing supervision procedures

Dairy-free gooey brownies
The Taste: Kosher and dairy-free recipes

Loving food and cooking, and frustrated with the lack of kosher and dairy-free options for classic dishes, I created The Taste of Kosher blog, with just that .

By ELISSABETH
30/04/2020
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