Category Archives: 5772 – 2011/2012

Tutti Frutti Soft Drink Alert

14 Menachem Av 5772 August 2, 2012 The following is taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Update 025/2012. A factory in the Israeli Arab community of Tira located in the Nachal I’ron (Wadi Ara) area was producing individual serving soft drink bags under the “Tutti Frutti” label under the kashrus supervision of Rabbi Yitzchak read more »

Wine Alert from Maale Adumim Rabbinate

14 Menachem Av 5772 August 2, 2012 The following is taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Update 025/2012. The Maale Adumim Rabbinate Kashrus Unit reports that wine sold under the label ‘Yayin Matok Adom’ (Sweet Red Wine – יין מתוק אדום) by the I.C. Company for Naim Zeitoun producers in Kfar Kana in 187ml read more »

Bogus “HaMelech Virgin Olive Oil”

14 Menachem Av 5772 August 2, 2012 The following is taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Update 025/2012. Inspectors of the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Division working with health inspectors closed down an operation in the Lower Galil run by the Suleiman brothers, who were bottling ‘olive oil’ that in essence was a mixture read more »

Some reminders ahead of summer

21 Tammuz 5772 July 11, 2012 The following is taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus Fraud (Enforcement) Division update 024/2012 dated 19 Tammuz 5772. 1. To determine if a place is indeed kosher, one should ask to see the teudat kashrut. JKN ADDS: This must be an original document, not a photo or read more »

Binyanei Ha’uma (Jerusalem Convention Center)

19 Tammuz 5772 July 9, 2012 The following is taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Update 024/2012. The Jerusalem Convention Center is under the supervision of the Jerusalem Rabbinate and one may use it for events if one wishes to have this hashgacha.

Hadassah Hospitals (Mount Scopus & Ein Kerem)

19 Tammuz 5772 July 9, 2012 The following is taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Update 024/2012. The Jerusalem Rabbinate reports Hadassah Hospitals (Mt. Scopus & Ein Kerem) are once again under its hashgacha. This includes the hospital kitchens as well as stores and restaurants in the facilities. This reverses the previous report published read more »

Bahat Winery Kashrus Alert

19 Tammuz 5772 July 9, 2012 The following is taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Update 024/2012. The Golan Heights Rabbinate reports it has terminated kosher supervision for the Bahat Winery located in Kibbutz Ein Zivan due to “serious kashrus issues” including the presence of non-kosher products.  

Shortage of Hydroponically Grown Greens

19 Tammuz 5772 July 9, 2012 The following is taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Update 024/2012. Due to various issues pertaining to problems growing and high infestation detected in crops there is a shortage in the marketplace of hydroponically grown greens. The Chief Rabbinate issues a reminder that it is absolutely forbidden to read more »

Heimeshe Essen (19 Keren Kayamet L’Yisrael Street, Jerusalem)

19 Tammuz 5772 July 9, 2012 The following is taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Update 024/2012. JKN reported on June 19, 2012 that the restaurant was cited in the Chief Rabbinate Kashrus Enforcement Division update 022/2012 for duping the public regarding hashgacha on take away meals purchased by hotels. In this Chief Rabbinate read more »

HaChelbon Dairy

4 Tammuz 5772 June 24, 2012 Chief Rabbinate Update 23 Following are excerpt was taken from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrut Enforcement Division dated today. Contrary to the posting appearing in the Chief Rabbinate Update 021, the HaChelbon Dairy located in the Shapir Regional Council is indeed under the mehadrin supervision of the local read more »