Monthly Archives: April 2012

Treif Served at Independence Day Event at President Peres’ Residence

8 Iyar 5772 April 30, 2012 According to the report first appearing on NRG filed by Chaim Gridinger, the Chief Rabbinate of Israel has revoked the kashrut supervision of the Pri Haaretz catering company, among the most prestigious caterers in Israel, used at state events. It appears Pri Haaretz catered the event last week on read more »

Information from Badatz Eida Chareidit (Post Pesach 4)

7 Iyar 5772 April 29, 2012 “>The following information is taken from the badatz’s Kashrut Guide 62, Nissan 5772. The guide pertains to badatz certified items during the year with the exclusion of Pesach. The order is the same order information appears in the guide. Based on comments posted to this series and the many read more »

Information from Badatz Eida Chareidit (Post Pesach 3)

3 Iyar 5772 April 25, 2012 The following information is taken from the badatz’s Kashrut Guide 62, Nissan 5772. The guide pertains to badatz certified items during the year with the exclusion of Pesach. Based on comments posted to the first of this series and the many emails I received, I wish to once again read more »

Information from Badatz Eida Chareidit (Post Pesach 2)

2 Iyar 5772 April 24, 2012 The following information is taken from the badatz’s Kashrut Guide 62, Nissan 5772. The guide pertains to badatz certified items during the year with the exclusion of Pesach. Based on comments posted to the first of this series and the many emails I received, I wish to once again read more »

Information from Badatz Eida Chareidit (Post Pesach Part 1)

24 Nissan 5772 April 16, 2012 The following information is taken from the badatz’s Kashrut Guide 62, Nissan 5772. The guide pertains to badatz certified items during the year with the exclusion of Pesach. The order is the same order information appears in the guide. 1.Soup powder contains some uncooked ingredients so it may not read more »

Kashrus Advisory: Aicha – White Truffles Champignons Terfess

12 Nissan 5772 April 4, 2012 The following clarification refers to the product mentioned in the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus Enforcement Division update 16/2012. That alert was somewhat ambiguous and the OU is providing clarity. It is item number 6 in that update which can be viewed by clicking this hyperlink.

Pesach in Israel – Part 8

11 Nissan 5772 April 3, 2012 The Jerusalem Rabbinate The following information is applicable year round, including Pesach, taken from the Jerusalem Rabbinate Madrich Kashrut 5772, this year’s guide. Trumos & Ma’asros in Shuk Machane Yehuda Page 90: Our mashgichim operate in the shuk throughout the day, making sure that there is no problem regarding read more »

Chief Rabbinate Update 016/2012

10 Nissan 5772 April 2, 2012 10 Nissan 5772 April 2, 2012 Following are excerpts from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Enforcement Division’s update 016, dated today. 1. Corned Beef Alert The following alert pertains to corned beef bearing barcode 2410348 under the name Ma’adanei HaTaleh V’HaEgel. It is marked kosher for Passover. The read more »

Pesach in Israel – Part 7

9 Nissan 5772 April 1, 2012 BADATZ BEIT YOSEF I receive many inquiries regarding the suitability of a Sephardi hechsher for Ashkenazim. I inquired with the folks at Badatz Beit Yosef, who were more than willing to give me in-depth explanations of company policy. I share this information with you. The badatz is careful to read more »