Sixth Sense

September 8, 2008

Although I have been associated with Kosherfest for more than two decades, I very much look forward to the upcoming show at the Meadowlands Exposition Center (November 11-12). Despite the show’s growth at the Jacob K. Javits Center in the past few years, I have always longed for the days when the Meadowlands was home to

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September 8, 2008

Although I have been associated with Kosherfest for more than two decades, I very much look forward to the upcoming show at the Meadowlands Exposition Center (November 11-12). Despite the show’s growth at the Jacob K. Javits Center in the past few years, I have always longed for the days when the Meadowlands was home to

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September 2, 2008

In a stinging op-ed piece in the Des Moines Register (August 24, 2008), Governor Chet Culver of Iowa all but convicted Agriprocessors of some of the allegations of which it had been accused. The company responded by inviting the Governor to tour the plant and the community to see first-hand what this “jungle” that he

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September 2, 2008

In a stinging op-ed piece in the Des Moines Register (August 24, 2008), Governor Chet Culver of Iowa all but convicted Agriprocessors of some of the allegations of which it had been accused. The company responded by inviting the Governor to tour the plant and the community to see first-hand what this “jungle” that he

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August 25, 2008

I have to admit that I am not much of a tea drinker, but when a business associate from Europe ordered tea in an upscale kosher restaurant, I too jumped in. My reference of good tea goes back to the days when all we had at home was Lipton’s. I am not even sure if in those days tea had a hechsher, so you can imagine my

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August 25, 2008

I have to admit that I am not much of a tea drinker, but when a business associate from Europe ordered tea in an upscale kosher restaurant, I too jumped in. My reference of good tea goes back to the days when all we had at home was Lipton’s. I am not even sure if in those days tea had a hechsher, so you can imagine my

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August 18, 2008

Several months ago, this publication reported that Osem executives were looking to expand in the U.S. market, particularly in salads. They probably watched with some concern the acquisition by the Strauss Group of the Queens-based Sabra brand. A story in Globes at the time also indicated that Osem was looking to enter the

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August 18, 2008

Several months ago, this publication reported that Osem executives were looking to expand in the U.S. market, particularly in salads. They probably watched with some concern the acquisition by the Strauss Group of the Queens-based Sabra brand. A story in Globes at the time also indicated that Osem was looking to enter the

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August 11, 2008

As the head of the PR firm that represents Agriprocessors, I poured over many documents the other day to make sense of the continued vendetta against the glatt kosher meat and poultry processor. I especially felt the urge to do a bit more probing following my visit (along with some 25 rabbis) to Postville on July 31st

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August 11, 2008

As the head of the PR firm that represents Agriprocessors, I poured over many documents the other day to make sense of the continued vendetta against the glatt kosher meat and poultry processor. I especially felt the urge to do a bit more probing following my visit (along with some 25 rabbis) to Postville on July 31st

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