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July 7, 2021

Secaucus, NJ…When the doors of the Meadowlands Convention Center open on November 9th, it will mark the return of the world’s best kosher foods and wines event after a year of being shut down due to the Covid-19 pandemic. One exhibitor, Happy Hearts Wine, cannot wait for the show, which in their case was heaven sent

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July 7, 2021

Woodridge…It was the Fourth of July weekend, and the Center One mall was hopping. The parking lot was filled, including two busloads of teenage campers, and the newly renovated Buy-Rite Kosher Supermarket was extremely crowded. Asher, a community activist from Queens, said that the Catskills summer population had doubled

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July 7, 2021

Chicago…The caterer is known as a reliable kosher caterer; the event is held at a well-known venue and the party planner is known for doing an outstanding job in pulling it all together. Yet, say leading kashrus authorities, it is the party planners who frequently allow certain products to slip through the cracks, namely

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June 22, 2021

Monticello…It was only June 18th, but it very much looked like mid-Summer. Traffic from New York City was heavy with some trips taking nearly 4 hours, almost double a normal trip. Route 42, one of the main roads in the Catskills, was at a virtual standstill due to construction. The parking lot at both the Shoprite Mall

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June 22, 2021

London…“The floodgates of kosher travel appear to be opening, just in time for the summer and the Jewish holidays,” says Raphi Bloom of www.TotallyJewishTravel.Com. One measure that he uses to gauge interest is advertising on his site, which he says has been steadily increasing.  “People are flying again and there

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June 22, 2021

Brooklyn, NY…Elliot has heard from a reliable source, that there is a growing possibility for a shortage of kosher slaughtered chickens. Thus far, there is no evidence of the shortage in kosher stores, but food sources say that they have noticed a shortage of chicken in fast-food establishments which is partially due to

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June 22, 2021

Secaucus, NJ…With the relaxation of most Covid-19 protocols by New Jersey, interest is growing daily by the kosher food trade in a robust Kosherfest on November 9-10 at the Meadowlands Convention Center. It is expected that there will be no special restrictions in place leading to what is being termed a “normal”

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June 22, 2021

Brussels…Kosher consumers in Europe may find it even more difficult to find kosher meat in the not-too-distant future, judging by the latest rulings against schechita by the European Union. According to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), the EU ``is not only banning some methods of kosher and halal slaughter but

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June 22, 2021

Passaic, NJ…According to North Jersey, Com, a new mall catering to the large Orthodox community here will include the Aisle One kosher supermarket. Called Brook Haven, "this will be the largest kosher shopping experience in the region," said Mark Raider, Brook Haven's CEO, adding that the owners hope to attract

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June 22, 2021

New York…Many of the nation’s supermarket chains are courting both the year-round kosher consumer as well as the occasional kosher customer, a survey by Kosher Today showed. The recent Pew study of the American Jewish community made the distinction between Jews who are kosher regulars and Jews who buy kosher

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