Category Archives: Hospitals

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 »

Some Pesach Information Regarding a Number of Hospitals

7 Nissan 5770 March 22, 2010 Unfortunately, some people must be hospitalized over yomtov, including seder night. This poses a special challenge regarding kashrut due to the array of laws and customs surrounding the yomtov. Following is a brief list of some hospitals in an effort to assist those from whom this will be relevant.

Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital Mall

2 Cheshvan 5770 October 20, 2009  I visited the mall at Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in the hope of reporting to you on eateries with legitimate mehadrin hechsherim. Most disturbing is the fact that there is at least one store claiming “mehadrin” when in fact this is not the case. It has a regular Jerusalem 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 »

SZMC – Addressing Body and Soul

Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center does not need JKN for promotion but nevertheless, the medical center has become the first hospital in Israel that will be reported on in this forum. I received a growing number of requests and inquiries from readers regarding hospitals, so the decision was made to check it out, and here read more »