Archive for December, 2009

THANKS FOR THE TIP!

BOSTON—Dr. Mark Mincolla, Ph.D., natural health care practitioner at Santi Holistic Healing in Massachusetts offered his top five nutritional supplements to watch in 2010 to New England Cable News, which was posted on the Boston Globe’s Web site. Mincolla said these five supplements will be beneficial to health management in the coming year: * ACE […]

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Posted on December 31, 2009 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
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ISRAELI KNESSET TO ATTEMPT TO REFORM KASHRUTH CERTIFICATION

From Kosher Today (Dec. 28, 2009) Knesset Set to Adopt Reforms in Kashrus Certification Jerusalem…by Idele Ross, KosherToday Israel Bureau Chief and Staff Reporters…Rising abuses of kashrus in Israel are being addressed by the Knesset Comptroller’s Committee. It is determined to introduce new guidelines to assure that eating establishments that claim to be kosher are […]

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Posted on December 30, 2009 at 12:05 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
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THE NYTIMES ON CONVERTS TO JUDAISM AT CHRISTMAS TIME

This past week, the New York Times had an article about people who have already converted to Judaism a/o people in the process of converting to Judaism and the problems they face at Christmas time. The article was actually fairly sensitively written, but, at the same time, was written by someone with no knowledge of […]

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Posted on December 29, 2009 at 12:04 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
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ALMOND “MILK”

In the Shulchan Aruch, we read about the possibility of cooking chicken in almond milk and the inherent problem of marit ha-ayin (ie, it looks trefe). Needless to say, today with all the pareve stuff out there such as soy milk and ersatz “creamer,” we are used to seeing combinations that earlier generations might have […]

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Posted on December 28, 2009 at 12:04 am by rebrapp · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Health, Kosher New Products