Monthly Archives: May 2010

Anisakis and Fish

17 Sivan 5770 May 30, 2010 I can say with all honesty that if I earned an income based on emails pertaining to the anisakis worm and fish, I would be smiling over the creation and existence of this wormy character. Many have questioned by the prominent JKN has not addressed the issue which has read more »

A Bit About Checking the Greens

17 Sivan 5770 May 30, 2010 Many readers have written in, some seeking to understand how the Chief Rabbinate determines the quality of the various companies producing bug-free greens, known as “Gush Katif” greens. Readers wish to inquire regarding pesticide levels, bug levels and the integrity of the various companies carrying a wide range of read more »

Yad L’Achim Faces Off Against Tnuva

14 Sivan 5770 May 27, 2010 While JKN does not regularly carry such politically charged articles, this case is an exception since this story is getting around, and I feel it is important to present both sides, Yad L’Achim and Tnuva in an effort to permit readers to arrive at their own decision. Tnuva, Israel’s read more »

The Mitzvah of Shatnez – Coming Soon to JKN

13 Sivan 5770 May 26, 2010 I have decided to expand the scope of JKN’s coverage to the field of shatnez, another aspect of kashrus as I view it. Adherence to this important mitzvah is weak in certain areas, I believe primarily due to the lack of freely available information. As such, I hope JKN read more »

Next Shuk Walking Tour

13 Sivan 5770 – May 26, 2010 The next Machane Yehuda Shuk walking tour will take place G-d willing on 26 Sivan (Tuesday, June 8, 2010) beginning at 5:00pm. The walkthrough generally takes about 90 minutes, depending on shuk conditions, questions from participants and our pace. First 20 requests are in. The fee is NIS read more »

Another Shuk Walking Tour

(12 Sivan 5770 – May 25, 2010) We just completed another Shuk walking tour of Machane Yehuda, and Baruch Hashem, the information was received with enthusiasm. I hope to have another tour in June, an evening one like today’s, which I will announce blei neder to this forum, Facebook and the email list. My sincerest read more »

First ‘Shuk’ Tour of 2010

11 Sivan 5770 May 24, 2010 The first shuk walking tour got underway today, Monday, and strangely, we opened the season with many cancelations due to one legitimate reason or another. The opening tour was accompanied with yet another first, participants arrived with baby carriages [babysitter cancelations]. The group was quantitatively small, but all agreed read more »

עדכון כשרות מס’ 20.2010 מאת הרבנות הראשית לישראל

10 Sivan 5770 May 23, 2010

רשימה מעודכנת – מסעדות תחת ההשגחה של בד”ץ ר’ אברהם רובין

הרשימה נכון להיום, י’ סיון תש”ע. מאי 23, 2010  

R’ Rubin Restaurants [UPDATED List]

10 Sivan 5770 May 23, 2010 Updated List of Eateries Under Badatz Mehadrin Hechsher Following is a list of eateries under the supervision of ‘Badatz Mehadrin’, Rabbi Avraham Rubin Shlita. The list is prepared on 10 Sivan (May 23rd) at 2:00pm. One must always check for a valid kosher certificate prior to ordering in a read more »