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July 27, 2022

Silver Springs, Md…Rabbi Moshe Walter, Executive Director of the Vaad Harabbanim of Greater Washington was scheduled to lead a Zoom seminar this week on a growing problem facing kashrus agencies throughout the country. The session, sponsored by the Association of Kashrus Organizations (AKO), will seek to find

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July 27, 2022

Boynton Beach FL…Kosher Central has announced that its third store in Boynton Beach will be the largest independent kosher supermarket in Florida. The new store at 40,000 square feet is the former site of a Publix, a major chain in the Sunshine State. Boynton Beach is a city in Palm Beach County, located about 57

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July 27, 2022

Los Angeles…Researchers found that there are more than 560,000 Jewish people living in Los Angeles, the second largest Jewish community in the U.S., making up 294,200 Jewish households in the city. This represents a 25% growth of Jewish households since 1997, the report found. Sources told Kosher Today that an

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July 27, 2022

Teaneck NJ…The presumed lawsuit by the Kof-K Kosher Certification against JetBlue Airways reported in an earlier edition of Kosher Today has been resolved. According to reports the product that was alleged to be certified by Kof-K is still served by JetBlue but with a different

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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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