From Paris to Milan newspapers across the world are talking about the “non-kosher ” clothing that had been sold in Israel. The Italian fashion company Zara ran advertisements in many Israeli publications apologizing for selling suits with shatnez. An article of clothing is considered to have shatnez and cannot be worn when there is any combination of wool and linen.
Jeff’s Gourmet Sausage Factory is in the news. Located on Pico Blvd in Los Angeles and under the hashgacha of Kehilla Glatt, Jeff’s, according to one reviewer, ” is everything the kosher world needs.” From Polish and Italian sausages to burgers and hot wings, Jeff’s seems to have all one could ever want in deli meal. For more reviews and information, visit here.
Kosher salt has been a staple in Jewish homes from the days in which our mothers and grandmothers needed to kosher their own chickens and meat. While now a days we buy our meat packaged and ready to be cooked, most homes still have a box of Diamond Crystal Kosher salt. Great news – you can use it in your everyday cooking as a great all-purpose seasoning. As a matter of fact according to Lydia at the Perfect Pantry you can even use it for baking. For more information and some great recipes, click here.
And out of Cincinnati, Ohio comes news that the Bigg’s supermarket located in Pleasant Ridge will be remolded and offer more variety of departments with a focus on kosher. For those who don’t know Bigg’s is a supermarket chain with 12 locations in the Greater Cincinnati area.
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