Archive for June, 2014

WE TAKE ISSUE WITH THE OU- YET AGAIN

THE FOLLOWING APPEARED ON KASHRUT.COM AS QUOTED FROM AN ARTICLE BY THE OU: “The Finish Jet Dry Rinse Agent (these exact words), is certified kosher even when not bearing the OU symbol. It is generally assumed that dishwashing detergents are not edible entities, and Halachically they do not have a non-kosher status even if they […]

Posted on June 16, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Kosher News, Uncategorized

OIL AND VINEGAR SLAW

FROM RACHAEL RAY Here is a different kind of cole slaw with no mayo! Safe to take to a BBQ. Ingredients 1/4 cup kosher red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil, eyeball it 1 sack, 16 ounces, shredded cabbage mix for slaw salads 1 teaspoon salt Salt and pepper Directions […]

Posted on June 13, 2014 at 12:03 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

THE REFURBISHED DAN PANORAMA JERUSALEM

We have always said that the Dan P was our temporary home in Israel. Once we moved to Israel in 2013, we pretty much did not need to stay at the hotel anymore. We did not, however, forget about that magnificent hotel. After staying there 19 times, almost always in the same room, by the […]

Posted on June 12, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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GRILLED PINEAPPLE CHICKEN SANDWICHES

Ingredients Original recipe makes 2 servings 4 slices canned pineapple 1 tablespoon honey mustard 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 2 sandwich rolls, split Directions Grill or broil the chicken breasts and pineapple slices, brushing occasionally with honey mustard. Cook the chicken breasts until no longer pink in the […]

Posted on June 11, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Kosher Kitchen, Kosher Recipes, Uncategorized

THE MOST AMAZING MARKETING PLOY- EVER!

The OU has just announced that they have certified an injectable medication. Below is the story. BUT, we must ask: what’s next? Certified blood transfusions? Certified anesthesia? This medication is INJECTED! No hechsher is needed. Absolutely none. Now look back up at the title of this piece! PFIZER INC. RECEIVES KOSHER CERTIFICATION FOR ELELYSO™ (TALIGLUCERASE […]

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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NEW HONEY SOURCING CODE- NO MORE ADULTERATED HONEY FROM CHINA

The new True Source Certified Program enables North American beekeepers to help fight the threat of illegally shipped honey from China and support the U.S. and Canadian honey industries, by registering their operations. True Source Certified now represents about one-third of honey sold in North America. Almost 200 beekeeping operations have already registered with the […]

Posted on June 9, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CRUNCHIES FOOD COMPANY

FROM PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU COMES THIS REVIEW: No or Low Fat No or Low Sodium No Added Sugars No Artificial Colors No Artificial Flavors No Artificial Preservatives Gluten Free Soy Free Peanut Free Milk Free Tree Nut Free Wheat Free Kosher Vegetarian Vegan The whole trend of freeze dried fruit has been around for […]

Posted on June 6, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Health, Kosher Desserts, Kosher New Products, Kosher News, Uncategorized

CHAG SAMEACH

Tonight begins Shavuot. At our shul here in Jerusalem, we have a tikkun that actually does run all night long. We are very excited because Rabbi Dr. Avraham Steinberg, winner of the Pras Yisrael, a major and well known figure in the international community for his work with children and his many publications on Medical […]

Posted on June 3, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Uncategorized

SABRA SEEKS STANDARDIZED HUMMUS DEFINITION

Sabra Seeks Standardized Hummus Definition Sabra Dipping Company filed a petition with U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a national standard of identity for hummus. The petition calls for hummus to be comprised mainly of chickpeas with no less than 5 percent tahini, and defines hummus as “the semisolid food prepared from mixing cooked, dehydrated, […]

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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