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January 5, 2009

New York…In the Tri-State area’s giant hub of kosher food, an industry that is a major kosher-food provider often gets overlooked. Yet the main hospitals in New York City, as well as hospitals in other major markets, are dealing with an increased demand by patients, their families, visitors and staff. At the Maimonides

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January 5, 2009

Sderot, Israel…The recent events in the Gaza Strip have made it a daily challenge for many food manufacturing plants to maintain full scale production. Many employees of such major food plants as Osem, Elite, and Sogolowek have opted to stay home with their families in the wake of the daily barrage of rockets unleashed

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January 5, 2009

New York…While the nation focused on a slow retail environment during this past holiday season, kosher distributors reported having a strong Chanukah season. At least two major distributors reported that they had 10% - 12% increases in sales. Amongst the items that did well were frozen latkes, and sufganiyot (jelly

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January 5, 2009

New York…China has emerged as a key component in the remarkable worldwide success story of kosher. Some 1500 companies have taken the important step of obtaining kosher certification. The China story is so intriguing that none other than The New Yorker in its January 5th issue devoted a major feature: “Letter from

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January 5, 2009

Washington, D.C…Several missives by major Jewish defense organizations for the release of Sholom Rubashkin have been ignored by the Bush Administration, namely Attorney General Michael Mukasey. Mr. Rubashkin, the former CEO of the bankrupt Agriprocessors, who is in a Dubuque, IA jail on bank fraud charges, has been

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