Kosher Today Newsletter

5,360 Inmates in Federal Prisons Request Kosher Meals

February 16, 2009
New YorkÉKosher Today Feature EditorÉAccording to data provided by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP), a record 5,360 inmates in federal prisons are receiving kosher meals in all of the FBOPÕs 114 facilities across the United States.

Recession Hits Israeli Food Companies but Some Look to U.S. for Expansion

February 3, 2009
JerusalemÉMany Israeli food companies are being forced to cut back or shut down because of the economic climate, but some of the better known Israeli brands are actually expanding business to the U.S. and another bidding to purchase a troubled American meat processing plant.

News Briefs on Wine ÉNew YorkÉ

February 3, 2009
New YorkÉYokneamÕs MoradÕs Wineries, famous for liquors made from anything but grapes is coming soon to Rockefeller Center in New York.

News Briefs on Wine ÉNapa Valley, CA É

February 3, 2009
Napa Valley, CA ÉCovenant Wines is planning an Open House and Premiere Napa ValleyÕs first-ever auction lot of kosher wine: Covenant Cabernet Sauvignon, SolomonÕs CuvŽe 2008 on Thursday, February 19th in St. Helena.
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