Archive for August, 2008

LIQUID VIAGRA FOR LADIES???

WARNING: WE DO NOT KNOW IF THIS IS A KOSHER PRODUCT OR EVEN IF IT NEEDS HASHGACHA There is a new specialty drink in town. NEXCITE is a specialty drink for women. The sea blue colored drink comes in a cobalt blue bottle from Sweden. The drink contains guarana, ginseng, mate, schizandra, caffeine and damiana. […]

Posted on August 14, 2008 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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HOT DOGS WITH CABBAGE AND APPLES

Hot dog recipe with cabbage and apples. Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: * 1 small head cabbage, shredded * 2 tart apples, such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and sliced * 2 tablespoons margarine * 1 1/2 teaspoons salt * 1/2 teaspoon pepper * 8 ounces hot dogs, cut in 2-inch pieces * water * […]

Posted on August 13, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SEVEN WEEKS TO ROSH HASHANAH

Now that Tisha B’Av has passed, as of this shabbat, we will have but seven weeks until Rosh Hashanah! Seems sort of strange to bring this up now, but there is a method to our madness! Kosher meat has recently sent new records for astronomical prices. Worse still, the meat itself tends to not be […]

Posted on August 12, 2008 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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THIS JUST IN………

From the London Beit Din: Chivas Brothers Lochan Ora Liqueur, listed as approved and Parev on p.120 of THE REALLY JEWISH FOOD GUIDE 2008, has recently changed formulation and is now Not Kosher. Shemitta Update Number 8 has now been posted on our website. Click on http://www.kosher.org.uk/shemittaalert.htm to view.

Posted on August 11, 2008 at 12:06 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Dark Meat Op-ed

From the Aug 6, 2008 edition of the New York Times, an op-ed piece: Op-Ed Contributor Dark Meat Washington ACCORDING to the Jewish calendar we are now in the month of Av, a period of increasingly intense mourning that culminates with a total fast on the Ninth of Av, which this year coincides with Sunday, […]

Posted on August 7, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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TAM TAMS ARE BACK!!!

This just in from Kosher Today on-line magazine: Manischewitz Tam Tam Crackers Are Back! Secaucus, NJ… It may not be your classical new product but the return of the Tam Tam Cracker deserves a mention. Manischewitz, a leader in quality kosher specialty foods, announced recently that the popular great tasting cracker that has been a […]

Posted on August 6, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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DAN PANORAMA HOTEL- JERUSALEM

As we have stated many times, the Dan P is our Jerusalem home away from home. We are quite content to spend two weeks or even longer there. In fact, we have often commented to the management there that if we could, we would purchase a small apartment there. (Note: they don’t have any, so […]

Posted on August 5, 2008 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ILANA AND IHAB- AT THE DAN PANORAMA HOTEL

As a frequent traveler, we get to stay in hotels all over the place. Some are high class places; others are more down to earth. Some offer great amenities, some do not. One thing that all of them share, however, is what I call the more invisible staff. Oh, you see them every day, but, […]

Posted on August 4, 2008 at 12:05 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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