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Notice from KFI

Friday, 2 Tammuz 5775 June 19, 2015     The following notice was released by KFI: Sheyan and Keyara restaurants are currently revising their Kashrus standards. Therefore, temporarily, KFI has stopped its verification of these restaurants. We will notify the public when the situation allows us to restart our verification.

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KFI Restaurant Report: Lecham & Basar (Meat and Eat)

20 Sivan 5775 June 7, 2015 The PDF document is a report submitted by KFI (Kosher Food Information for the English-speaking community in Israel) pertaining to the Lechem & Basar Restaurant located in Jerusalem. The meat restaurant is under the supervision of Badatz Yoreh Deah, Rabbi Shlomo Machpud. kfi Report lechem basar  

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KFI Report on Keyara Restaurant

15 Shevat 5775 February 4, 2015 Keyara 8 Ramban Street Jerusalem, Israel 02-566-3271 Keyara has raised its Kashrus standards to conform with American standards. Hashgacha is under Agudas Yisroel (they take the responsibility for the Kashrus, not us.) Bishul Yisroel for Ashkenazim: a Shomer Shabbos will light all the fires daily. For Sefardim, all cooking read more »

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KFI Report on Sheyan Restaurant

15 Shevat 5775 February 4, 2015   Sheyan 8 Ramban Street Jerusalem, Israel 02-566-1995 Sheyan has raised its Kashrus standards to conform with American standards. Hashgacha is under Agudas Yisroel (they take the responsibility for the Kashrus, not us.) Bishul Yisroel for Ashkenazim: a Shomer Shabbos will put on all the fires daily. For the read more »

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KFI Kashrus System Guidelines

13 Shevat 5775 February 2, 2015     This posting contains the standards set forth by KFI for the restaurants that wish to work with the volunteer kashrus audit organization as detailed by the KFI rabbonim.       Our Kashrus system guidelines:  Storage units for sensitive ingredients (e.g. fridges/freezers which contain fish and/or meat) read more »

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Meet KFI (Kosher Food Information for the English Speaking Community in Israel)

9 Shevat 5775 January 29, 2015 KFI: Who We Are: KFI is a not-for-profit organization founded by a group of English-speaking Rabbanim concerned about the lack of uniform standards amongst the kashrus organizations in Yerushalayim. They seek to establish a minimum Mehadrin standard, as well as spread greater awareness of kashrus (and potential kashrus issues). read more »

Sofer Training – Warning for Innocent Future Soferim

3 Marcheshvan 5775 October 27, 2014 By Rabbi Moshe Flumenbaum In a time when many young yeshiva and kollel men are looking to earn money they consider their options, most prefer an option which would keep them in a Torah environment. One popular option is becoming a sofer. In reality learning to be a certified read more »

Not All Soferim are Alike

In many ways Soferim are like physicians. There are many types and many subspecialties among medical physicians. The same is true for Soferim. A Sofer is a generic description of a halachic functional, who is been trained in a particular defined area of technical practical halachah. In general, the Sofer is someone who was trained read more »

Updated Kosher Liquor List Websites

27 Tishrei 5774 October 21, 2014   Rabbi Shmuel Semelmn, who has been working in kashrus for many years, has become a known authority for many regarding the kashrus of whiskies and liqueurs. His websites have been updated and are now offering information in three languages. English site: Hebrew site: French site:

A Bit of Clarity Regarding Shmitah (1)

25 Tishrei 5775 October 19, 2014 It has been some time since the website has been active but shmitah compels an awakening. I continue to receive many inquiries from perplexed consumers regarding shmitah and the terms that are unfamiliar to many, especially residents of The Diaspora. Permit me to strongly recommend attending shiurim on the read more »