Archive for March, 2004

MINIMALIST PESACH PREP – Part 2

March 31, 2004 at 8:36:54p.m. Rule #3 – If you can’t stand Pesach cleaning…sit down. Think about it – why do you have to stand to do all your Pesach prep? You can clean your refrigerator, for instance, just as well if you’re sitting in a chair as you can if you’re standing. Same goes […]

Posted on March 31, 2004 at 8:36 pm by dwenger · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PASSOVER MEMORIES

March 30, 2004 at 10:30:46a.m. I have some really fine memories of Passovers past when I was a young child and even as I was older. Passover was always the time when you knew family would be together. You knew that you would see B and Z (Bubbe and Zayde), Tantes and Fetters (the great […]

Posted on March 30, 2004 at 10:30 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WHEW! AND NOT A MOMENT TOO SOON…

March 30, 2004 at 9:29:35a.m. We subscribe to all manner of notification email lists. Here is some timely info we received from Yoru Mishpotecho: Please note that Rav David Cohen (of Far Rockaway), author of the upcoming Artscroll Hilchos Pesach, opines that styrofoam cups are acceptable for Pesach without certification. Yes, folks, you read it […]

Posted on March 30, 2004 at 9:29 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TEN SIGNS YOUR SEDER IS TOO BIG

March 29, 2004 at 11:22:48a.m. After spending four hours cleaning the oven on Sunday, and lugging boxes upstairs and downstairs, etc., we decided it was time to take a break for some laughter. TEN SIGNS YOUR SEDER IS TOO BIG 10. You can’t find anywhere out of sight to hide the afikomen. 9. To recline […]

Posted on March 29, 2004 at 11:22 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SHABBATAI GOURMET

March 26, 2004 at 5:07:07p.m. We’ve written about Shabbatai Gourmet stuff in the past (last year, just after Passover, in fact), and we want to remind you that when you see these products in the store, run to the display and glom as many as you can. These are the ne plus ultra of Passover […]

Posted on March 26, 2004 at 5:07 pm by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Desserts, Uncategorized

Minimalist Pesach Prep – part 1

March 25, 2004 at 8:07:01a.m. Hi, I’m back! Did anyone miss me? I recently returned from an unexpected hospital stay, with the orders “no heavy lifting for 6 weeks.” This is going to put a definite crimp in my Pesach preparation, that’s for sure! So I thought I’d share all the tips I’ve been getting […]

Posted on March 25, 2004 at 8:07 am by dwenger · Permalink · Leave a comment
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DECKS RESTAURANT

March 24, 2004 at 8:30:52a.m. We admit to our prejudices and our fondness for certain products and certain restaurants. We have written about Decks restaurant (Tiberias) a number of times, and feel that it is well worth the flight time to go to Decks for dinner. This morning,we received a nice letter from Rabbi Leonard […]

Posted on March 24, 2004 at 8:30 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BLOGGERS OF THE WORLD UNITE!

March 23, 2004 at 11:58:57a.m. There is a wonderful blog out there (besides ours, of course) dedicated to things kosher. It is called the Kosher Blog and it is a great blog. The graphics are wonderful, and the layout is excellent. Oh, and the kosher info is top rated. We have been in touch with […]

Posted on March 23, 2004 at 11:58 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER NEXUS PASSOVER EDITION

March 23, 2004 at 5:31:47a.m. The Passover edition of the Kosher Nexus is available on the UTJ’s web site. In the column to your right, there is a direct link to the UTJ web page. Once there, click on the link for the Passover Kosher Nexus. The UTJ web page is located at http://www.utj.org (RJR)

Posted on March 23, 2004 at 5:31 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kashering, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher New Products, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

OPERATION PESACH: FAQ

March 23, 2004 at 5:29:55a.m. Every year, we review the previous year’s call sheets from Operation Pesach. We then write up the annual FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) from Operation Pesach. In the “LINKS” COLUMN to your right, there is a direct link to the FAQ. Or you can paste it from here: http://www.koshernexus.org/Kitchen/knexus/passover_faq_5764.pdf The FAQ […]

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