Category Archives: Restaurants

Ne’eman Bakery – Beit Shemesh (02-992-3640)

13 Kislev 5770 November 30, 2009 The new Ne’eman Bakery located in the Paz area of the N. Industrial Park in Beit Shemesh is under the two hechsherim, Beit Shemesh Rabbanut Mehadrin and Badatz Agudat Yisrael.

Hodu L’Shem Steakhouse (Ohr Yehuda)

3 Kislev 5770 November 20, 2009 Hodu L’Shem Steakhouse – 2 HaAvoda Street- Ohr Yehuda (03-533-5133) The eatery is now under the Badatz Beit Yosef mehadrin hechsher (meat).

Kashrut Alert – November 10, 2009

23 Cheshvan 5770 November 10, 2009 Cine Citta Dairy Restaurant (Netanya) The restaurant is no longer under Netanya Rabbanut Mehadrin but it is now under the hashgacha of Rabbi Yosef Zaritsky of Bnei Brak.

OU-Israel Certified Hotels & Guest-Houses

19 Cheshvan 5770 November 6, 2009 Following is list of OU-Israel supervised restaurants and hotels in Israel, all being in Jerusalem. The list was prepared for JKN on Thursday, November 5, 2009. As always, when you enter a restaurant or make a hotel reservation, double check that the kashrut you are seeking is still applicable.

Efrat Kashrut Survey

11 Cheshvan 5770 29 October 2009 Once again, JKN is working to bring readers a better understanding of kashrus standards provided by different agencies, in this case, the Efrat Religious Council, overseeing the religious service to this growing Gush Etzion community. The religious council is headed by Bob Lang, the administrative director, who masterfully heads read more »

Kashrut Alert –

 9 Cheshvan 5770 October 27, 2009   Badatz Beit Yosef has removed its supervision from the HaPitila Restaurant at 6 Rabinitzky Street in Petach Tikvah.                                                                  **** The Jerusalem Rabbinate has agreed to restore the mehadrin supervision to the Nof Yerushalayim Hall.  

Chezkat Chalavi

2 Cheshvan 5770 20 October 20, 2009 As I continue to probe, seeking to learn and pass information to readers, I am increasingly pleased with the progress, but admittedly somewhat frustrated at the seemingly endless issues that must be presented to you, the subscribers, seeking to reach a true understanding of the ins and outs read more »

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 »

Clarification on Ramat Eshkol Report Dated Oct. 13th

1 Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5770 October 18, 2009 On October 13th, JKN published a report pertaining to “Eateries in Ramat Eshkol and Geula”. Since the posting, there have been many emails pointing to confusion, prompting me to publish this clarification in an effort to set the record straight.

In and Around Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station [Mehadrin]

1 Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan 5770 Motzei Shabbos, October 17, 2009 The following is an updated report on the status of eateries in and around Jerusalem’s Central Bus Station. I did not have time to speak with mashgichim, so I decided to at least provide readers with an updated list of eateries with a legitimate mehadrin read more »