Category Archives: Machane Yehuda – The Shuk

A Note to Buyers Seeking Insect Free Products

14 Cheshvan 5774 October 28, 2013 Permit me to begin by stating when I use the term “gush katif”, I am not referring to the former Jewish community nor am I referring to any specific brand name but to the many brands of vegetables grown in a controlled rabbinically supervised environment to provide us with read more »

Eida Chareidit Spice Store in Machane Yehuda

23 Tammuz 5773 July 1, 2013 For those seeking such an option, there is finally an Eida Chareidit certified spice store in Machane Yehuda, located on Eitz Chaim Street (the close street) at the corner of Yaffa Street. There is also a selection of nuts, seeds and dried fruit, but that is not unique to read more »

Eida Chareidit Fish Store in Machane Yehuda

23 Tammuz 5773 July 1, 2013 For those seeking such an option, there is finally an Eida Chareidit certified fish store in Machane Yehuda, located on a side street between Eitz Chaim Street (the close street) and Machane Yehuda Street (the open street) referring to the streets between Aggripas and Yaffa Streets.      

Shuk Alert – Organo Spices

18 Menachem Av 5772 This store, Organo Spices, is located in the Iraqi Shuk area of Jerusalem’s Machane Yehuda. The sign clearly displays the logo of Badatz Beit Yosef. I checked and the store is NOT under the badatz and when I went in and asked to see a teudat hechsher, I was shown a read more »

Basher Cheese in the Shuk

6 Shevat 5772 January 30, 2012 The Chief Rabbinate of Israel Kashrus Enforcement Division (Update 008/ 2 Shevat 5772 – January 26, 2012) writes about the popular Bashar cheese store in Machane Yehuda, “The Shuk” in Jerusalem. The update reads: The store has no hashgacha from any kosher certifying agency. Second of all, after a read more »

Next Shuk Walking Tour

12 Sivan 5771 June 14, 2011 The next shuk walking tour in Jerusalem’s Machane Yehuda Shuk will be held G-d willing on Monday, 18 Sivan (June 20th) at 9:30am. As a reminder, the event can last from 90 minutes to two hours depending on the involvement of the group. I am available for the duration, read more »

Schedule of Upcoming Shuk Tours

5 Iyar 5771 May 9, 2011 Following is the schedule of upcoming shuk tours, held in Machane Yehuda, Jerusalem. 1. Tuesday, 13 Iyar (May 17th) at 9:30am 2. Tuesday, 13 Iyar (May 17th) at 5:00pm 3. Wednesday, 14 Iyar (May 18th) at 10:00am As a reminder, the event can last from 90 minutes to two hours depending on read more »

First Shuk Walking Tour of the Spring Season

24 Nissan 5771 April 28, 2011 We are off again for another shuk tour, the first of the spring season, which will take place with G-d’s help on Tuesday, 29 Nissan, erev Rosh Chodesh Iyar (May 3rd), at 17:00 (5pm). As a reminder, the event can last from 90 minutes to two hours depending on read more »

New Eida Fruit & Vegetable Vendor in Machane Yehuda

14 Adar I 5771 February 18, 2011 There is a new and very large fruit & vegetable vendor in Machane Yehuda, in the ‘Iraqi Shuk’ to be a bit more accurate. The store, Ega Brothers, is under the hechsher of Badatz Eida Chareidit, making it only the second fruit and vegetable vendor with an Eida read more »

Rain or Shine Shuk Walking Tour

22 Shevat 5771 January 27, 2011 Well, we are off again for another shuk tour, which will take place with G-d’s help on this coming Monday, 26 Shevat (31 January) at 10:30 am. We continue praying for rain and if our prayers are answered, the event will continue. We will just spend more time in read more »