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July 27, 2022

London…The summer kosher vacation market is booming, according to Raphi Bloom of www.TotallyJewishTravel.com.  More than 45 Summer vacation programs are advertising on his site encompassing multiple locations in Europe, Costa Rica, Iceland, Morocco, and South Africa. Kosher cruising is also back in a big

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July 27, 2022

Toms River, NJ…For the emerging Orthodox Jewish community it has been a struggle to establish a thriving community here including many legal and court battles. Despite attempts by the locals to thwart the growth, the fledgling community is set to top more than 1200 families by the end of the year. There was good

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July 27, 2022

Secaucus, NJ…Creativity will be a major theme at this year’s Kosherfest, November 8-9 at the Meadowlands Convention Center as some of the major kosher brands join with emerging brands to highlight their new and innovative products. Continuing the trend of producing more healthful and convenient foods, this

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July 12, 2022

South Fallsburg, NY…Sandy’s annual barbecue bill this past July 4th was nearly 20% higher than he had paid last year. It is not just kosher that is footing a higher bill for the summer ritual. Prices for barbecue items such as hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans and lemonade climbed 17% compared to

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July 12, 2022

Lisbon…The Goldbaums had already traveled to Madrid and were spending three days here before returning to the States. They were amazed at how many groups were here from Israel as well as summer travel seems to have picked up dramatically in Europe despite the persistence of Covid and the war in Ukraine. Tourism to

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July 12, 2022

New York…Israel’s wine industry took another step into the kosher market in the US. The Yatir Winery introduced its new DAROM brand with two food and wine pairing events in such popular restaurants as SALT in New Jersey and ALENBI Kitchen in Brooklyn. The grapes are grown in the Negev region, developed by

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July 12, 2022

Secaucus NJ…The rapid expansion of large independent kosher supermarkets throughout the country and particularly in the Northeastern US has created new opportunities for many brands that are kosher. The opportunities will be the focus of this year's Kosherfest (November 8-9, 2022, Meadowlands Convention Center,

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July 12, 2022

Chicago…With every passing day, the role of the Association of Kashrus Organizations (AKO) takes on more importance, especially as kosher continues its dramatic growth. Its most recent 2022 Va’adim Convention (May 8-10) hosted by Kof-K in Iselin, New Jersey, generated more than 50 pages of notes on a broad

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July 12, 2022

Toronto… The lives of a Canadian Jewish kosher store owner and his family were recently threatened following an anti-Israel protest outside Jewish-owned kosher businesses in the Toronto suburb of Thornhill. Jewish community leaders and rabbinical organizations are looking to governments to make kosher food

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June 28, 2022

Totowa, NJ… Cibo Vita “Food for Life,” which prides itself in creating better-for-you snacks as well as snacks that define health-conscious indulgence, presented unique innovations, under its BeHonest and Nature’s Garden brands. A Sampling of Nature’s Garden innovations Include: Nut and Fruit

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