Archive for October, 2006

RABBINIC POWER PLAY

The article in the NY Jewish Week tells the tale of a push by the Vaad of the Five Towns (Long Island’s tony south shore) to exercise control on one of their client businesses. Actually, it was the last part of yesterday’s post that truly tells the tale: “But The Jewish Star, a weekly that […]

Share
Posted on October 31, 2006 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics

GANGSTERISM AND THE VAAD???

The following story appeared in the Oct. 27 issue of the Jewish Week, a New York City newspaper. Kosher Hardball In Five Towns Area Vaad threatens to withdraw certification from longtime kosher establishment, reportedly over personality conflict. Stewart Ain – Staff Writer An owner of a major kosher supermarket in the Five Towns says he […]

Share
Posted on October 30, 2006 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics

INSTANT KITCHEN

The Culinary Institute of America offers you the opportunity to buy an instant kitchen set up. This kit contains everything you could possibly use. And then some. The price? A mere $5,000 for the whole set. A bargain at twice the price! Check out the whole thing below: Cookware 8″ Nonstick Sauté 10″ Sauté 10″ […]

Share
Posted on October 27, 2006 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products

THE PAPER IN FLORIDA REPORTS ON THE FALLOUT FROM MONSEY

Is that meat really kosher? Rabbis plans tighter rules to prevent fraud By Lisa J. Huriash South Florida Sun-Sentinel Posted October 23 2006 The scandal over one small New York butcher selling non-kosher chickens is having repercussions in Jewish communities in South Florida and around the nation. A butcher in Monsey, N.Y. — a primarily […]

Share
Posted on October 26, 2006 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: General Topics