Archive for June, 2008

SUMMER SLAW

INGREDIENTS: 1 small head cabbage, shredded 1 small white onion, chopped 1 green bell pepper, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 small carrot, shredded 1/2 cup cider vinegar 3 tablespoons white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup vegetable oil DIRECTIONS: In a large salad bowl, place the cabbage, […]

Posted on June 30, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PEPSI ANNOUNCES PLASTIC SURGERY ON ITS BOTTLES

Pepsi has announced a new design for its non carbonated beverages. The new packaging will allow the company to save 20 million pounds of waste. That is waste that would have ended up in a landfill somewhere. The new bottles contain 20% less plastic than the present bottles. Also, the labels are 10% smaller, too. […]

Posted on June 27, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GOING TO ENGLAND THIS SUMMER?

The KOSHER NOSH GUIDE SUMMER 2008 is available for download from our website http://www.kosher.org.uk. The June 2008 Update is out now. To view, click on the link http://www.kosher.org.uk/updates.htm. For product related enquiries email info@kosher.org.uk. For Shemitta Information, click on the link http://www.kosher.org.uk/shemittaalert.htm LBD Kashrut Division

Posted on June 26, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NEW KOSHER MEAT SUPPLIER

From Kosher Today (June 23) New Kosher Meat Producer Joins Small Family of Purveyors New York…By Sara Cohen…They are the new boys on the block in what is a small family of national producers of glatt kosher meat. Launched four years ago, A. D. Rosenblatt Glatt Kosher Meat is appearing in more locations throughout the […]

Posted on June 25, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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RABBI SHAFRAN ON AGRIPROCESSORS

Writing in an op-ed piece in the Sunday edition of the Jerusalem Post, Chareidi spokesman Rabbi Avi Shafran had the following to say: Neither I nor Agudath Israel of America has any connection to Agriprocessors. And for all we know, it may yet be shown that the firm indeed knowingly hired illegal aliens. Or that […]

Posted on June 24, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MINTY CHICKPEA SALAD A LA COUSCOUS

Minty Chickpea Salad with Couscous Real Simple 1 10-ounce box couscous 1 15.5-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2 teaspoons grated orange zest 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and pepper 2 pounds beefsteak tomatoes, cut into wedges 1/2 small sweet onion, thinly sliced 1/4 cup fresh mint, torn 1/4 cup (2 ounces) roasted […]

Posted on June 23, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HE’BREW BEER ANNOUNCES REJEWVENATOR BEER

DOPPELBOCK, SHMOPPELBOCK…HE’BREW BEER PITCHED THE YEAST OF MONKS! Shmaltz Brewing Launches REJEWVENATOR, Limited Edition, Fig-Infused, Harvest to Harvest “Chosen” Seasonal San Francisco, New York, Beyond! – May 6, 2008 America’s smallest, biggest and most award-winning Jewish beer company, Shmaltz Brewing Company celebrates its second decade of delicious beer and delicious shtick with the special release […]

Posted on June 20, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TALLY HO- CRUSHA’S A NO GO

The following info comes from the London Beit Din. If you will be in England this summer, this is good info to have: The following products, three of which are listed as Parev on page 79-80 of THE REALLY JEWISH FOOD GUIDE 2008, are now Not Kosher: Crusha No Added Sugar Raspberry Crusha No Added […]

Posted on June 19, 2008 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GREAT ARTICLE BY RABBI RISKIN

From the Jerusalem Post, June 15,2008 edition: My favorite night of the year has always been the night of Shavuot, when I go from hill to hill of the seven hills of my beloved city of Efrat, giving Torah study class after Torah study class until the early-morning daybreak service. During my nocturnal walk I […]

Posted on June 18, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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JEWISH CAMPS RETURN MEAT TO AGRI

FROM JTA Published: 06/12/2008 A group of Midwestern Jewish camps returned a shipment of kosher meat from the embattled slaughterhouse Agriprocessors. Camp Ramah Wisconsin received a shipment that a source said was two years past its expiration date. Camp Interlaken, a JCC camp in Wisconsin, received meat dated “late last year,” according to operations director […]

Posted on June 16, 2008 at 12:01 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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