September 5, 2018

From the Editor

We're only days from Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year) and we’ve got full coverage, ranging from the expansion of honey products to the busy retail scene in a week that includes end of vacations, back to school, and the holidays…Brooklyn, one of the world’s busiest and most profitable kosher communities may be losing some ground as the kosher hub in the USA…Sweet wines are back, especially on the eve of Rosh Hashanah, but it’s not the wines your grandparents were used to…You can get kosher Haagen Dasz almost everywhere and now it’s on its way to Israel!...Despite emigration and declining populations, kosher is still growing in many parts of the world…The Israeli pavilion at Kosherfest will feature a combination of the old and the new… Honey is not just for dipping anymore on the eve of Rosh Hashanah…Although rare, Salmonella recently hit kosher as industry officials advise on a quick response…In My Sixth Sense, I look at the danger of too much kosher wine, especially for the young…Eda Kram in her New Product Showcase covers a new grab-and-go option from Stonyfield Organic to give your kids for back to school.

Best wishes for a happy, healthy and sweet New Year of 5779.


Menachem Lubinsky