Archive for June, 2007

Haredi radio shuns male singer due to feminine voice (YNET NEWS) Singles released by young singer boycotted by haredi stations following angry calls from listeners who thought songs were sung by woman Yael Eichenwald Published: 06.27.07, 17:00 / Israel Jewish Scene Twenty-year-old Eliyahu Haim Fayzakov, a young and talented singer from Netanya, recorded his first […]

Posted on June 29, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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DIET PEPSI MAX- GINSENG AND CAFFEINE TO RECHARGE YOUR BATTERIES

Diet Pepsi MAX Says ”Wake Up, People!â„¢” New Invigorating Cola with Ginseng and More Caffeine Hits Shelves this Week Survey Reveals the News Behind the Slump PURCHASE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Americans are tired of being tired. According to a new survey commissioned by Diet Pepsi MAX, an invigorating zero-calorie cola with ginseng and more caffeine, 84 percent […]

Posted on June 28, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher New Products, Uncategorized

FORGET THE PASTRAMI- WE'LL HAVE SOMETHING ELSE

Have you had any pastrami lately? Did you notice anything about the meat? “Like what?” you ask. How about lousy meat? How about pastrami made from chuck meat and not brisket? What happened to pastrami so tender it melts in your mouth? How did it happen that much tougher meat is now being used instead? […]

Posted on June 27, 2007 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER BAGELS AT 3:00AM

Need a kosher bagel at 3:00am? Nope- neither do we. But if we did, we know where to go! AVI AND DAVID located at 1046 Third Ave, NYC is open 24 hours a day, but closed on shabbat and yom tov. Located between East 61st and East 62nd Streets, the store features bagels and just […]

Posted on June 26, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Restaurants, Uncategorized

KASHRUTH MEDIATION??

The latest issue of KASHRUS Magazine features an article by the editor calling for mediation in matters of kashruth. The author maintains that disagreements in Kashruth could be better handled in mediation rather than in confrontation. He relates three “popular” and recent disgraceful events that shook the kosher world. Although he does not mention names, […]

Posted on June 25, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HOLY COW! SACRED CHOW IS KOSHER AGAIN

This is hot off the press from Kosher-NY RESTAURANT RE-CERTIFIED Dear Kosher-NY Friends, After a gap without hashgachah, Sacred Chow, located at 227 Sullivan Street, between West 3rd Street and Bleecker Street, is now under the hashgachah of Rabbi Zev Schwarcz. According to the Teudah issued on June 13th, all foods at Sacred Chow are […]

Posted on June 25, 2007 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

We break from our usual reportage to bring you this public service announcement from the UTJ. Congregations seeking rabbis/cantors for the yamim noraim (the high holidays) can phone the UTJ office and ask for placement. UTJ affiliated rabbis and cantors are commited to halacha, are pre screened, and represent an amazing array of talents and […]

Posted on June 22, 2007 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Mulberry Powder May Suppress Blood Glucose Rise

From Natural Products Marketing E magazine Posted on: 06/15/2007 SENDAI, Japan—Optimizing levels of 1-deoxynojirimycin (DNJ) in mulberry appears to help suppress abnormally high blood glucose levels, possibly helping to prevent diabetes onset, according to a new study (J Agric Food Chem, ePub June 8, 2007; ASAP Article 10.1021/jf062680g S0021-8561(06)02680-X). In the two-pronged investigation, coordinated out […]

Posted on June 21, 2007 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Uncategorized

KISS MY HEINIE IN A NEW CAN

Press Release: Why Heineken USA Is Charging Ahead With a Red Bull-ish Can Design June 18, 2007 By Mike Beirne CHICAGO — Heineken USA is aiming for some buzz by tweaking its packaging again, this time with a “Slim Can” design for its Heineken Premium Light that resembles Red Bull’s can. The 12-oz. HPL can, […]

Posted on June 20, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THE OU ON STRAWBERRIES

This alert came from the OU. We offer it as is with no commentary from us. Fresh strawberries have long been recognized as being prone to insect infestation, including aphids, small mites and thrips, and should not be consumed unless prepared in a proper manner. These insects are found primarily under the green leafy crown […]

Posted on June 19, 2007 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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