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March 1, 2022

Lakewood NJ…It is no longer a question as to whether there will be a poultry shortage this Passover. Kosher food sources are simply trying to figure out how bad the shortage will be. Many of the stores here say that they have poultry but are concerned whether they will be able to meet demand as the holiday of

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March 1, 2022

Pomona, NY…The Evergreen kosher supermarket chain with stores in Monsey NY and Lakewood NJ is set to open its newest brand store here. The more than 30,000 sq. ft. market is in the Pacesetter Center on the site of a former Stop & Shop. The smartly decorated store will emulate the models of the other Evergreen

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March 1, 2022

Kosher Food in Remarkable Resurgence in Odessa, Ukraine


September 14, 2009


Odessa, Ukraine…by Menachem Lubinsky…The Hebron Restaurant is one of two kosher restaurants in this city by the Black Sea that has experienced a remarkable resurgence of Jewish life. It is part of the Chorale Synagogue, under the


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March 1, 2022

Tel Aviv…Many Israelis based kosher travel programs have resumed scheduling kosher programs. Travel agents say that the resurgent travel includes such destinations as Dubai, Morocco, Egypt, Panama, and even Africa. Airlines are booked solid for trips to Israel since the government relaxed all travel restrictions for

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March 1, 2022

New York…Rabbis from around the world joined a Mini Conference on February 23rd on the subject of "All you need to know about kashering for Pesach (i.e., hotels, restaurants). "The conference was led by Rabbi Avrohom Juravel of the Orthodox Union, considered one of the leading experts on the process of koshering. It

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March 1, 2022

Bayonne…Wine importers and retailers are predicting strong sales of Israeli wines this Passover. Major brands like P’sagot and Carmel have added many new wines in time for Passover. Carmel Winery’s new Carmel Special Reserve 40th Anniversary Edition 2016 is high on the list of such experts as Gabe

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March 1, 2022

New York…Despite dire predictions that there would be problems introducing new products this Passover 2022 (April 15-23) an estimated 300 new items are slated for supermarket shelves. Sources had feared that the residual effects of the Covid-19 pandemic as well as the supply chain problems would severely impede the

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February 16, 2022

Brooklyn…The roster of large kosher independent supermarkets is scheduled to grow in 2022 with Evergreen slated to open in Pomona and Breadberry headed to Lakewood NJ. There are reports that at least 4 other supermarket openings will take place in 2022. With the network growing, the branded supermarkets are looking

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February 16, 2022

Beijing…And the gold medal for kosher food at the Olympics goes to Chabad-Lubavitch of Beijing, directed by Rabbi Shimon Freundlich, Chabad-Lubavitch emissary to the Chinese capital since 2001. The Chabad center operates two gourmet kosher restaurants and caters to the approximately 2,000 Jewish residents that call

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February 16, 2022

Brooklyn…” The kosher community is really into the Super Bowl,” says Avi who works in one of the large kosher supermarkets in Flatbush. Kosher independents and restaurants featured special Super Bowl menus this past Sunday as the Rams and the Bengals fought a nail-biter. Demand was greater than ever

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