With Expected Domestic Travel Surge, OU Kosher Publishes Guide for Food & Travel

Orthodox Union (OU) Kosher, the world’s largest kosher certification agency, has launched a free online kosher food and travel guide to help Jews follow dietary and ritual observance while away from home.

Foie Gras Gets Glatt Kosher Stamp

The Csengele kosher slaughterhouse in Hungary has become the first to receive such certification for goose liver.

Two Senators Call for Kosher, Halal Food in Federal Emergency Coronavirus Programs

“Many in the Jewish and Muslim community eat kosher or halal food and have not been able to benefit from these programs,” stated a letter signed by two senators.

Shechita Crisis in Europe: Entire Teams Infected with COVID-19

This has affected production throughout Europe and is slowing meat processing and packing down to a halt.

Israeli Kashrut Supervisors Fly to Argentina Despite Tough Coronavirus Ban in Both Countries

Israel is Argentina' third largest buyer of beef, to the tune of $100 million annually.

Free Kosher Meals Available to Needy Jewish New Yorkers – If They Can Reach...

“Food accessibility is one of our most basic rights, and kosher-observant New Yorkers shouldn’t have been weeks behind the rest of the city.”

Hungary to Supply Packages of Kosher Poultry to Jewish Communities of Europe

The shortage is due to the closure of many kosher slaughterhouses, as well as the outlawing of “shechita” (kosher ritual slaughtering) in certain parts of Europe.

Listen: NY City Council Speaker Wants Kosher Lunches in Public Schools

NY City Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Tuesday suggested the Department of Education should offer kosher and halal meals in city schools. Speaking on...

New Steakhouse Completes Triumvirate of Outstanding Kosher Eateries in Boca

Butcher Block Grill Serves Fresh Ingredients and Kosher Meats in Style

European Court’s Verdict Ordering the Labeling of ‘Settlement’ Products Could Trigger US Sanctions on...

This decision mandates religious discrimination, treating Jewish-owned and Muslim-owned businesses differently even if they operate in the same geographic location.

Psagot Winery Commits to Fighting EU Court’s Anti-Semitic Ruling on Labeling

“Even though the ECJ ruled against us , this is just the beginning of the fight. We are not going to accept a double standard,” said CEO of Psagot Winery Yaakov Berg.

Honey Board Names New Product After First Lady Nechama Rivlin, z’l

"With all the rain we had this year, we can only pray for another year like it. A happy and sweet new year to you, to all of us and to all of Israel.”

Gold Medal Flour Being Recalled Due to Possible Risk of E-Coli

The recall was issued due to the discovery of possible E. coli O26 during sampling of the product.

Abeles & Heymann Launches New Kosher Sausages in Time for Rosh Hashana

Their new bourbon apple uncured beef sausage looks like it will be a Rosh Hashana hit.

Jewish Agency Appeals to Belgian Regional Parliament to Permit Shechitah

The ban on kosher slaughter was initially legislated in 2017 and came into effect at the beginning of September.

South Florida County May Repeal ‘Kosher Tax’ After Complaints by Businesses

The heavily Jewish Broward County has been collecting permit fees for nearly 40 years, but on Sept. 10, commissioners will vote on whether or not to repeal the kosher-license regulations.

Manischewitz to Sell its Kosher Food Business

The Season brand will not be included in the sale, according to the announcement by the company.

Israeli Start-up Developing Lab-Grown Steak Aims to Conquer the Global Market

The time necessary for the production of lab meat would take only three weeks, compared to two years with traditional beef growing.

Israeli Embassy Clumsily Photoshops Ambassador’s Lobster Lunch with Brazilian President

Yes, they ate lobster, which is defined by our tradition as Sheretz, which is unholy and a creeping thing and cockroach of the sea.

High Court Delays Decision on Prohibiting Entry of Chametz at Israeli Hospitals During Passover

A response by the State is required by June 1, 2019; that is, a month and a half after the upcoming Passover holiday.

Samaria Wine Receives High Ranking from Prestigious US Wine Journal

Wine Spectato recently awarded the high grade of 90 to the Tura Winery’s 2014 Mountain Peak wine.

Oxford University in England Debating Ban on Kosher Meat

“The vote to ban kosher food only makes the diversity issue worse.”

Wine from Samaria Finds New Market in China

After two years of hard work and negotiations, the Psagot wine factory shipped their first container to China a few days ago.

Belgian Jews Adjust To Shechita Ban

That provinces within Belgium, the law-making capital of Europe, have passed this type of anti-religious measure is an affront to the European values we all hold so dear.

Back to Basics: Bimbo Bakeries USA Confirms Kosher Recertification

“After hearing from our loyal kosher consumers and after productive meetings with our Kosher Certifiers, Bimbo Bakeries USA is pleased to announce that we will once again be offering kosher products under the Arnold, Sara Lee and Ball Park brands,” the company announced.

Watch: Tu B’Shevat Means Fresh Fruit from Israel to Begin New Year of Trees

“Farmers are today’s pioneers, and Israel’s agricultural produce is among the best in the world.”

Belgium to Ban Shechita in 2019

This means there will be no kosher meat available to observant Jews in Flanders, home to Antwerp.

Update on Kashrut of Entenmann’s and Other Bimbo Bakeries Products

Marc Gottlieb received a detailed response as to which Bimbo Bakery products will be losing their Kashrut certification and which ones will keep them...

Report: Arnold’s, Thomas’s, Sara Lee, Stroehmann, Freihofer’s, Entenmann’s Dropping Kosher Certifications

Consumers may have thought these were isolated business decisions or cost-cutting measures, but that’s not the case.

Kosher Supervisor Star-K Parts Company with Starbucks

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