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Archive: February 2007

NOT OUR USUAL KIND OF STORY

Posted on February 15, 2007

This story was reported on the CBS web site and comes from the AP. It has nothing to do with kashruth or food or PETA or shechita or anything else either. On the other hand, when you read this story, either you will get it or you won’t! As far as we are concerned, this Continue Reading »

ME THINKS THEY DOTH PROTEST TOO MUCH

Posted on February 14, 2007

The so called controversy caused by the Conservative movement’s announcement that they were going to create a Tzedek Hechsher has been way out of proportion. What does it say about us as Jews that we issue a huge “shrei” of “gevalt” at the thought that some agency might be looking over our collective shoulder at Continue Reading »

About

Posted on February 13, 2007

Welcome to the Kosher Nexus! The Kosher Nexus proudly presents this blog for your enjoyment, enlightenment and entertainment. We promise we will never bore you! From time to time, we may make you groan or perhaps make you giggle, but we will never bore you. Mr. Sandy Hausler of the UTJ board conceived of the Continue Reading »

TOUGH TO BE A CONSERVATIVE JEW THESE DAYS

Posted on February 13, 2007

We saw this story in the NY Jewish Week this past shabbat. We present it as is. One thing- we are in no way connected with or to the Conservative movement. Frankly, we found the article to be more than just a little sad. From the Jewish Week dated Feb 9,2007: Warning To Conservative Jews: Continue Reading »

HOLY MOLY! WARNING, AH-OO-GAH!

Posted on February 12, 2007

We found a really neat product today in the supermarket.It sure looked good.It was a packet of Broccoli with Cheese Rice Mix with Seasonings.The packet stressed the fact that it is made “WITH REAL CHEESE.” Certification was by the Star-K. Maybe…………….. A quick read of the ingredients revealed that the product, which indeed does contain Continue Reading »

THE SOCIETY FOR ETHICAL KASHRUTH???

Posted on February 9, 2007

This story appears in the FORWARD in the Friday, Feb. 9, 2007 edition. We offer this story with no commentary. Who’s right and Who’s wrong? Beats us! Orthodox Slam Effort To Monitor Conditions at Kosher Factories Nathaniel Popper | Fri. Feb 09, 2007 As rabbis of Conservative Judaism begin work on a new, ethically motivated Continue Reading »

ROME GOES KOSHER

Posted on February 8, 2007

This story was reported in the JTA for Tuesday, Feb 6, 2007 AROUND THE JEWISH WORLD When in Rome, do like the Jews: Kosher restaurants flourish in Rome By Paul Bompard February 5, 2007 ROME, Feb. 5 (JTA) — Just 50 yards from the Trevi Fountain, in the heart of old Rome, is a new Continue Reading »

NESHAMA ADDS A NEW SAUSAGE

Posted on February 7, 2007

From Neshamah, comes a brand new product: organic chicken sausages. These babies join the rest of the incredible Neshamah line of fine sausage products. Click below to see the whole story: New Gourmet Kosher Organic Chicken SausageBrings Together The Best Of Both Worlds Los Angeles, CA – By Eda Kram… Neshama Gourmet Kosher Foods introduced Continue Reading »

PLENTY FOR PESACH

Posted on February 6, 2007

With Passover less than ten weeks away now, this article from the Jan 29 edition of Kosher Today was especially important to see.We have excerpted part of an article about new foods for Pesach……. In foods and related goods, consumers will have several hundred new items to choose from, making Passover feel very festive but Continue Reading »

BACK AT THE DAN PANORAMA

Posted on February 5, 2007

Long time readers of the Kosher Nexus know that when we stay in a hotel in Jerusalem, it is always the Dan Panorama. As we have stated many times to the staff there: zeh bayti, zeh makomi birushalayim- this is my house, this is my place in Jerusalem. The point is, we feel most at Continue Reading »