Archive for September, 2006

TIMELY WARNINGS!

Sound the Klaxon horn loud and clear. Warning, Will Robinson, warning! Here are two product alerts that you need to know: Archer Farms Steak Seasoning bearing the O/U symbol, is dairy as indicated in the ingredient panel , even without the “d” on the label. The O/U will discontinue this certification. Wal Mart brand Bagels […]

Posted on September 29, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Alert, Uncategorized

TELL US SOMETHING WE DON'T KNOW

From Long Island Newsday, comes this story about Kosher wine. It really doesn”t say anything that hasn’t been said in at least four hundred other newspapers, but, still, it’s always nice to read about Kosher wines. Not your father’s kosher wine BY PETER M. GIANOTTINewsday Staff Writer September 20, 2006 Kosher wine, once a shelf […]

Posted on September 28, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

COKE TO INTRO NEW PRODUCT

Could a new Coke drink burn calories? By SCOTT LEITHThe Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionPublished on: 09/22/06 Coca-Cola’s feeling the burn, and not just from the ever-hot competition posed by PepsiCo. Coke later this year plans to introduce Enviga, a green tea drink that will claim to have calorie buring powers. Beverage Digest reported Friday that Enviga will […]

Posted on September 27, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

IT WOULD BE FUNNY IF IT WEREN'T SO SAD

South Florida has a paper called ENTERTAINMENT NEWS AND VIEWS. The sub heading is that they are “dedicated to the good life.” Inside this paper are all the usual ads for movies, restaurants, plays, performances, etc. But it was the cover story of the September 2006 issue (vol 26 no. 8) that really caught our […]

Posted on September 26, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

SHANA TOVA

As we enter into a new year, the entire staff of the Kosher Nexus Newsletter and the Kosher Nexus Daily Blog all join with me in wishing you a shana tova. Ketiva v’chatima tova to each and every one of you. May Israel know true peace in the new year, and may we all be […]

Posted on September 22, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Uncategorized

IN MONSEY THEY SEARCH FOR ANSWERS…

Here is a fascinating story from this week’s Kosher Today. It pretty much says what we said recently- we have to do something to prevent more abuses and more scandals. Read on………… Rabbis and Community Look for Elusive Answers Monsey, NY…At meetings this week of rabbinic groups and certification agencies, a number of proposals were […]

Posted on September 21, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

THE COST OF HASHGACHA

We were sitting around schmoozing the other day, when we asked a friend who owns a kosher food business for his take on the Monsey scandal. We commented to him that we find it strange that almost every local vaad allows the owner of a kosher business (if he is shomer shabbat) to be his […]

Posted on September 20, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Uncategorized

CHICKEN IN POMEGRANATE SAUCE

Here is a great recipe courtesy of Robin Blank of Norman’s in Jerusalem. It sure looks good to us. In fact, we are going to try it! We will let you know……… Chicken in Pomegranate sauce1 large chicken, quartered3 tbs olive oil1 onion chopped250 g coarsely chopped walnuts4-6 pomegranatesThe juice of two lemons1 tbs sugarSalt […]

Posted on September 19, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

TAKE OUT FROM NORMAN'S (JERUSALEM)

Readers of the KN know that we like to hang in Norman’s in Jerusalem. Their take out menu for Rosh Hashanah means that those of you in J’lem don’t have to cook. Let Norman (ok, Norman is actually Robin, but that is another story.) cook for you. Norman‘s Rosh Hashana Take Out Menu All meats […]

Posted on September 18, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Uncategorized

ROSH HASHANA HONEY!

No, it’s not Scarlett Johansson; it’s not Mila Kunis; it’s not Deborah Messing. It’s also not Laura Prepon, Natalie Portman nor Jamie Lynn Siegler. We are talking about the food product called honey. Honey- as in dip your challah in the honey, dip your apple in the honey and put some honey into your tea! […]

Posted on September 15, 2006 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Uncategorized