Sixth Sense

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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August 4, 2008

I couldn’t help but observe the faces of the 20 or so rabbis from around the country that were part of a mission to the Agriprocessors plant in Postville last week. They had heard and read so much about the plant that they were expecting the worse. I have to admit that I too was on the lookout for any sign that perhaps

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August 4, 2008

I couldn’t help but observe the faces of the 20 or so rabbis from around the country that were part of a mission to the Agriprocessors plant in Postville last week. They had heard and read so much about the plant that they were expecting the worse. I have to admit that I too was on the lookout for any sign that perhaps

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July 28, 2008

It has been an issue that has been tested in the courts over and over again. Almost every level of the judicial system has at some point considered the rights of prisoners to kosher foods. The result has always been the same. The right to kosher food based on one’s religious beliefs is unshakable. The courts have

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July 28, 2008

It has been an issue that has been tested in the courts over and over again. Almost every level of the judicial system has at some point considered the rights of prisoners to kosher foods. The result has always been the same. The right to kosher food based on one’s religious beliefs is unshakable. The courts have

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July 21, 2008

I have to admit that when I read about the plight of the families of the immigrants who were arrested in the May 12th raid in Postville, I wondered what can be done to help them? Amongst the 300 or so waiting for the proceedings that may result in their deportation to Guatemala and Mexico, are breadwinners and women. I

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