Archive for July, 2013

FRUIT SOUP

From: My Jewish Learning Join all the Israelis who know that nothing beats a cold fruit soup on a hot summer day. Ingredients 2 pounds peaches, pitted and chopped 1 pound plums, pitted and chopped 7 cups water 1/4 teaspoon salt Juice and zest of one lemon 1 cinnamon stick 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Up […]

Posted on July 31, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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AMAZING FRUIT AND VEGGIES

Of all the wonderful things about being in Israel, perhaps there is one thing that is often overlooked. The veggies and fruits here are amazing. Walk in Machane Yehuda and you see mountains of veggies in a riot of colors. Fruits here cry out as you pass by: come and eat me, come and eat […]

Posted on July 30, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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EVEN FUNNIER THAN THE PRESS RELEASE!!

California Kosher Agency Approves, Then Rescinds Personal Lubricant Certification Posted: 20 Jul 2013 10:25 PM PDT Here’s something from the “You just can’t make this stuff up” category. We’ve all heard of Kosher food products, but how about kosher personal lubricants? Last Wednesday Trigg Labs, manufacturer of a line of the “Wet” brand of personal […]

Posted on July 29, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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BEST PRESS RELEASE FOR A KOSHER PRODUCT- EVER!

95% of all Wet formulas meet top rabbinical standards of purity Moses gave us The Ten Commandments and the Kosher laws. Since then, we’ve had Kosher hot dogs, Kosher wine and Kosher matzoh. But now, thanks to Trigg Labs, Wet® personal lubricants and intimacy products are also Kosher! Following a stringent 2-year process of rabbinic […]

Posted on July 26, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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UPSIDE DOWN HAZELNUT BANANA CAKE

A friend in Israel makes this cake and says that people “swoon” over it. Nu? Give it a try! Upside down Hazelnut Banana Cake Ingredients 1/3 pound hazelnuts 1 cup sugar 8 tablespoons unsalted butter (1 stick) 2 eggs 1 cup sour cream / Tofutti cream cheese plain 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup banana […]

Posted on July 25, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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8 GREAT USES FOR COCONUT OIL

FROM READY STORE 8 Interesting Uses of Coconut Oil Written by Brandon Garrett Coconut Oil can be used in a wide variety of areas including cooking, gardening, personal use, and even in engines! It’s a great tool to have in your preparedness aresenal. Since it has so many uses, it can save you money and […]

Posted on July 24, 2013 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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MORE POLISH ANTI ANTISEMITISM?

Polish Ritual Slaughter Ban Remains In Place After Vote Shmarya Rosenberg • FailedMessiah.com The lower house of the Polish parliament voted to block a government plan to reinstate kosher and halal animal slaughter by a margin of 222-178 today, the AP reported. Until halal and kosher slaughter were banned in January, Poland exported a significant […]

Posted on July 23, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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WE’RE MAKING ALIYAH TODAY

Please God, at 12:30 this afternoon, our plane takes off for Israel. We are a Nefesh B’Nefesh charter flight filled with people making aliyah. Tomorrow, when we land in Israel, there will be a huge welcome party for all of us. Additionally, our Israeli passports and national identity cards will be waiting for us, as […]

Posted on July 22, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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ASIAN TUNA SALAD

FROM SIMPLY RECIPES Asian Tuna Salad Recipe Prep time: 20 minutes Ingredients 10-12 ounces of canned white albacore tuna packed in water, drained 8-10 small radishes, cut into wedges 1 large carrot, shredded 1 clove garlic, smashed and minced 1 teaspoon minced ginger 1/2 to 1 serrano chile, seeded and minced (taste for heat and […]

Posted on July 19, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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SIGH! MORE RODENT INFESTATION AT A KOSHER WAREHOUSE

Inspectors Find Beetles in Ingredients, Roaches at Zomick’s Inwood-based bakery plagued by pest problems since 2006, according to state health inspections. Posted by Matthew Hogan (Editor), July 11, 2013 at 02:16 pm Zomick’s Bakery is internationally known for its kosher breads, cakes and pastries, but you probably don’t know the Inwood-based warehouse has battled an […]

Posted on July 18, 2013 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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