Yearly Archives: 2009

Aldo Ice Cream Alert

16 Tishrei 5770 October 4, 2009 Aldo Ice Cream Alert (Downtown Jerusalem) The Aldo Ice Cream, located at 40 Jaffa Street at the corner of Chavatzelet Street, is displaying kosher certification certificates from Badatz Beit Yosef Mehadrin for many items; ice cream, yogurt, French crepes and Belgian waffles.

Chief Rabbinate Kashrut Alert – 001 – 5770

Chief Rabbinate of Israel Fraud Division Kashrut Alert – 01 October 1, 2009 13 Tishrei 5770 Albert Aranov Butcher Veterinary service inspectors report that Albert Aranov Butcher located at 18 Schneur Zalman Boulevard in Rishon L’Tzion was selling traif meat which came from Palestinian Authority autonomous areas. The local rabbinate of course immediately revoked the read more »

Hillel Cafes

16 Tishrei 5770 October 4, 2009   Mehadrin Hillel Cafés in Jerusalem There are now a number of branches of the popular Hillel Café with legitimate mehadrin supervision, Badatz Beit Yosef. 1. 54 Emek Refaim Street (German Colony-Jerusalem) 2. Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital Mall (Jerusalem) 3. The mall opposite Shaare Zedek Medical Center (Jerusalem) 4. City Mall (Ashdod) 5. Chaim read more »

Another Burgers Bar Joins the Mehadrin Club

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 12 Tishrei 5770 Baruch Hashem, the demanding kosher consumer is beginning to have an impact, which is evident on the Jerusalem kashrus scene. A second branch of Burgers Bar has decided to join the legitimate mehadrin circle, the restaurant in Jerusalem’s Old City, which on Monday underwent the major kashering and read more »

Rav Moshe Zt’l’s Heter of Cholov Stam Revisited

By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer RC-Dairy (Permission granted to JKN by the OU – Published originally in the OU Daf Hakasrus) The article was written in the beginning of 2009. Halacha states that milk which is produced without hashgacha (r’iyah of a Yisroel) is non-kosher; such milk is termed “cholov akum”. This rule is a gezeirah, read more »

Teller Breads, Eida Certificate + More

1. Teller Bakery – Jerusalem  2. Post Note on Morano Nuts & Seeds (Machane Yehuda – Jerusalem)  3. Eida Chareidit Going Laminated  4. Badatz R’ Rubin – Supervision List  5. G‘mar Chatima Tova!  Friday, September 25, 2009 7 Tishrei 5770 1. Teller Bakery – Jerusalem I continue to receive a growing number of requests from readers regarding Teller Bakery on Agrippas read more »

Morano Nuts & Badatz R’ Rubin

Thursday, September 24, 2009 6 Tishrei 5770   1. Morano Nuts – No Belz or Beit Yosef Hechsher on Sweets JKN spoke with Belz Machzikei Hadas kahrus inspector Rav Yitzchak Yosef Zigelman on Thursday morning, seeking to confirm the status of the candies sold in a branch of the Morano nut and seeds stores in Machane read more »

BBar Geula & Moshiko Shwarma

Thursday, September 24, 2009 6 Tishrei 5770 1. Burgers Bar Geula – Truly Mehadrin Well, we are making progress as there is one truly mehadrin Burgers Bar restaurant in Jerusalem, opened in recent weeks. It is located in Geula, 8 Yechezkel Street to be precise, under the supervision of Rabbi Rubin. The phone number is 02-650-0605. read more »

Is this Sukka Kosher? + Much More

a) Jerusalem Rabbinate b) Badatz Machzikei Hadas – Belz  c) Badatz Beit Yosef  d) Badatz Eida Chareidit  e) Badatz Rav Rubin  f) Badatz Agudat Yisrael  g) OU-Israel  h) Hotels 2. Arba Minim  3. Schach Infestation Concerns  4. Virtual Audio Machane Yehuda Shuk Tour  5. Chodosh Update  Wednesday, September 23, 2009 5 Tishrei 5770 1. Is this Sukka Kosher? Baruch Hashem, the yomim tovim are rapidly approaching, and many read more »

Tnuva’s New Mehadrin

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 5 Tishrei 5770 Tnuva has united most of its mehadrin hechsherim under one new symbol, bringing Tnuva rav, Rabbi Ze’ev Whitman, HaGaon HaRav Mordechai Gross, Badatz Belz-Machzikei Hadas and Badatz Chug Chatam Sofer Bnei Brak under one umbrella logo. The new entity unites the mehadrin effort under the Tnuva logo, with read more »