The Celebrate Israel Festival on May 31 at Pier 94, slated to be the largest gathering to date of Israeli-Americans in New York.
The federal government says spinach is so healthy that schools will lose their eligibility for funding if the Popeye favorite is not served, but some orthodox schools say the rule is full of bugs – literally.
Several orthodox Jewish groups have asked the US Dept. of Agriculture to choose substitutes for leafy green vegetables that are difficult if not impossible to be cleaned of tiny insects that are forbidden under Jewish dietary laws, the Forward reported.
“The problem of insect infestation has been confirmed by numerous rabbinical authorities and kosher certification agencies, and many schools have raised this problem,” Rabbi Abba Cohen, Agudath Israel’s Washington director, said in a statement.
Another complaint about the federal program is that it wants t limit the amount of grain-based foods, a diet that would not allow for any other grainy foods except for the one slice of bread that is required in order to recite the Grace after Meals.
About the Author: JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Comments are closed.
The ancient Yemenite synagogue in Jerusalem’s Shiloach area came under repeated attack during prayers over Shavuot.
Two-year-old Claudia Chaudhary now is world-famous for throwing a tantrum at Obama’s feet during the Seder.
Netanyahu had promised that he would head the ministry and work with the mayor.
Stray bullets from Gaza terrorists’ live-fire training exercises have landed in Israeli communities near the security fence, HaKol Yehudi reported Tuesday. It said that the IDF has claimed they were “stray bullets.” Hamas terrorists reportedly are carrying out live-fire training are paving a new road less than 200 yards from the fence.
Have the Border Police learned enough Torah the past year?
The Office of President Reuven Rivlin has denied reports that he will receive on Thursday a citation of honor from the left-wing New Israel Fund (NIF) on Thursday. It clarified that the Jewish-Arab Center at Givat Haviva, which is funded in part by the NIF, is awarding the President. Rivlin’s office stated: The Jewish-Arab Center […]
Woodstock was not so original, according to Israeli archaeologists.
Erdan is set to be sworn in as the new Minister of Internal Security, Strategic Affairs and Advocacy.
Effort to depose Rabbi Riskin are revenge against his positions and halachic decisions.
Appointing Gold, a strong right-winger, is a clear message to the Obama administration that Israel’s fed up with its illusions.
The Chief Rabbinate will invite Rabbi Riskin for a hearing on whether to extend his term, ostensibly because of his age but possibly because of his views on conversion.
Hareidi Jews dance as they celebrates the end of Jewish holiday of Shavuot at the Kotel in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday night (and that was after just 2 days, imagine how they danced in Galus after three!).
The terrorist organization also copied the Israeli phrase that Jerusalem always will be “undivided.”
Two cops who ordered a pizza vomited instead of getting high.
Actress and comedienne Meara Stiller died on Saturday at age 85.
Hezbollah terror chief Hassan Nasrallah is getting very scared of Islamic State’s advances.
Nobel Prize winner John Nash (86) and his wide Alicia Nash (82) were killed in a car crash on Saturday night in New Jersey.
Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/us-orthodox-jews-finds-bugs-in-nutrition-agenda/2013/02/25/
Scan this QR code to visit this page online: