News

May 11, 2022

Brooklyn, NY…Breadberry is not your typical large kosher independent supermarket. It is smaller than many of the others and has a unique compact layout that gives the shopper an intimate connection with the foods. Upon entrance, there is the café, produce and a Sushi station. It is part of the vision of

Read More
May 11, 2022

London…Passover 2022 was an enormous success, according to Raphy Bloom of https://www.totallyjewishtravel.com , who is a major resource for the kosher travel business. He said that nearly 100,000 Jews were at more than 100 programs. In what turned out to be the most successful in more than two years, Passover

Read More
April 26, 2022

Miami Beach…Within minutes after Passover had ended the newly opened Fialkoff’s Pizza Store was doling out pie after pie to people who had made reservations for the coveted post Passover treat days before the holiday. Fialkoff’s, a Catskills landmark pizza store, had recently opened a store in Surfside.

Read More
April 26, 2022

Kerestir, Hungry…With Passover only days away Moshe Yosef Friedlander who operates Reb Shayele’s Guesthouse coordinated an enormous operation to bring Passover to Jews still stranded in the war-torn Ukraine. Included in the huge shipments were more than fourteen tons of Matzoh. Truckloads of Passover foods

Read More
April 26, 2022

Orlando…An estimated 80,000 people spent Passover in Orlando in what became an instant holiday observant community. Makeshift pop-up synagogues were everywhere. Well-known independent kosher supermarkets sent truckloads of food to Orlando. The popular destination with its many private homes was a favorite for many

Read More
April 26, 2022

Ranana…The Gelbs had not gone away for Passover in two years due to Covid and all but this year they joined tens of thousands of Israelis who spent the holiday in several major European destinations, Dubai, and the Sinai. The Sinai was virtually off limits to Israelis because of Covid and the threat of terrorism but

Read More
April 26, 2022

New York…For millions of Jews celebrating Passover, it was a holiday like none other. Inflation caused prices to rise as much as 20% over last year in some areas. Food prices in March hit a record increase of 10%, the highest in 41 years, but it was recorded only days before the beginning of the holiday. Supply

Read More
April 6, 2022

Budapest…Over 100 rabbis met for a kashrus conference, the first major conference in Europe since the onset of the pandemic. Under the aegis of the Rabbinical Centre of Europe (RCE), the three-day conference (March 22-25) met on a host of topics of concern to rabbis throughout Europe. Some of the issues that were

Read More
April 6, 2022

Bayonne, NJ…Gabriel Geller, the wine expert with Royal Wines/Kedem is busy these days advising people on the best wines to use for Passover. He likes to drink Rose for the four cups of wine “because it is lighter in body, fruit-forward, and lighter in alcohol than red wines.” Like many other Jews, he

Read More
April 6, 2022

Kerestir…Rabbi Moshe Yosef Friedlander has a long family history in the city of Kerestir going back to his grandparents. For the past several years he has turned the sleepy town where many come to pray at the gravesite of one of its legendary sages, known as Reb Shayala, as the welcome mat for tens of thousands of

Read More