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March 15, 2022

 

Istanbul…For nearly 1 million kosher travelers who pass through the city, most to and from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, wholesome kosher meals come from La Casa Caterers, a community owned kosher facility. In fact, as a not-for-profit, the income goes to poor Jews and other community causes. The kashrus is

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March 15, 2022

Dnipro, Ukraine…While many major Ukrainian cities were under attack and thousands of Jews fleeing across the border to Poland, the Matzoh bakery here continued to bake handmade Shmura matzoh for Passover.  In what was previously known as Dnipropetrovsk, the bakery here has been operating for years with most of

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March 15, 2022

Chicago…Preparing for Passover can be an arduous task but many consumers preparing for the holiday take advantage of the impressive guides published by the major agencies. The cRc guide offers consumers a guide to shopping for the holiday and tips for koshering. The  OU Guide helps people navigate Passover with

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March 15, 2022

London…by Raphi  Bloom (Co-owner of TotallyJewishTravel) …Conventional wisdom would dictate that this year’s bookings for Passover would lag behind previous years, certainly pre-COVID. But all indications are that we are heading for a sell-out season instead. Many people who used to go away for

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March 15, 2022

Special Edition: New Kosher Wines for Passover 2022

Bayonne, NJ…by Eda Kram…Wine experts call the thriving kosher wine industry a “miracle” considering all the hardships of the Covid-19 era. Wine connoisseurs always look forward to Passover (April 15-23) for new and exciting releases and this year

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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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