November 5, 2012

Kashrus Officials to Meet on November 15th at OU Headquarters; Minyanim for Mincha and Shachris at Kosherfest.

CHICAGO — The annual conference of the Association of Kashrus Organizations (AKO) will take place on November 15th, the day after Kosherfest, at the OU offices in New York. Kashrus officials from around the world who will be in the New York area for Kosherfest will meet to discuss some of the most pressing issues for the kashrus industry. AKO has overall responsibility for kashrus at Kosherfest.

For Orthodox visitors to Kosherfest, a special section has been set aside for Mincha services and for those that will be in neighboring hotels, there is a minyan for Shachris on Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 a.m.  Please come to the registration area and look for the signs directing you upstairs, where the minyan will take place.