Archive for March, 2015

PASSOVER PIZZA POTATOES

FROM A CHABAD SITE WITH RECIPES FOR CHILDREN TO MAKE Ingredients 6 medium-sized potatoes 2 cups tomato sauce 1 tsp. oregano ½ tsp. salt 3 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. onion powder 1 cup shredded mozzarella Directions Peel the potatoes. Put them in a pot and cover them with water. Boil for 30 minutes. Rinse […]

Posted on March 31, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Holidays, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

PASSOVER FAQ FOR THIS YEAR

PESACH FOR DUMMIES, PROFESSIONALS AND THE REST OF US, TOO PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5775 Every year, the number of questions we receive at our Operation Pesah email service continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and observance of the […]

Posted on March 30, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher News, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

OU LIST OF ITEMS NEEDING NO KP CERTIFICATION

https://oukosher.org/content/uploads/sites/2/2015/03/do_not_require_OUP.pdf?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Parshat%20Ki%20Tisa%202015%20Final&utm_content=&spMailingID=11683056&spUserID=MjM3MTAxNjUwOTMS1&spJobID=463236491&spReportId=NDYzMjM2NDkxS0 PESACH FAQ: PESACH FOR DUMMIES, PROFESSIONALS AND THE REST OF US, TOO PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5775 Every year, the number of questions we receive at our Operation Pesah email service continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and […]

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher News, Passover, Uncategorized

5775 FAQ FOR PESACH

PESACH FOR DUMMIES, PROFESSIONALS AND THE REST OF US, TOO PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5775 Every year, the number of questions we receive at our Operation Pesah email service continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and observance of the […]

Posted on March 26, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher News, Kosher Recipes, Passover, Uncategorized

PESACH MYTHS AND FACTS

PESACH: MYTHS & FACTS Most Jews will tell you that their favorite holiday is Pesach. Most Jews will also tell you that the holiday they most dislike having to prepare is Pesach. While it is true that the work involved in preparing for Pesach is tremendous, the rewards for doing it well track straight to […]

Posted on March 25, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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CHOCOLATE MATZAH BRITTLE

matzah 2 sticks of pareve margarine 1 cup of brown sugar 1 bag of chocolate chips (Hint: cover a cookie pan with aluminum foil for easier cleanup!) Line the cookie pan with matzas. It is ok if they overlap a little. Melt the margarine with the brown sugar until it starts to boil. Pour this […]

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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PESACH EDITION OF THE KOSHER NEXUS NEWSLETTER FOR 2015

THE KOSHER FOR PESAH NEWSLETTER A Publication of The Union for Traditional Judaism Send your questions to operationpesach@utj.org PASSOVER -5775/2015 Shalom and welcome to our Passover newsletter. In this special edition, you will find a wealth of information for Passover. We all hope that this issue will help you with everything from preparing your home […]

Posted on March 23, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: General Topics, Holidays, Kosher Kitchen, Kosher News, Passover, Uncategorized

CRANBERRY FARFEL KUGEL

Try it- it is a great recipe. 1 can cranberry sauce (we use whole berry) 4 cups matzo farfel/ferfel 4 eggs 2/3 cup oil 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. cinnamon Pour cold water over farfel, and drain. Mix all ingredients together. Bake at 350 F for 1 hour. Serves 6 PESACH FOR […]

Posted on March 22, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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RAV FEINSTEIN (OBM) ON PEANUTS ON PESACH

Rav Moshe’s discussion of peanuts – which he spells phonetically with hebrew charcters – can be found in Iggrot Moshe OC 111:63. He reasons that kitniyot is a minhag and a minhag should not be stretched to ban things never intended to be banned – like peanuts, which were not really a commonly eaten food […]

Posted on March 20, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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KOSHER POT COOKIES???

The burning bush is about to be joined by the burning kush. A company from Colorado is working with rabbis in New York on a plan to start selling legal, edible marijuana products that are certified kosher, The Post has learned. The pot concoctions would give new meaning to the “high holidays” if they are […]

Posted on March 19, 2015 at 12:04 am by Rabbi Jeffrey Rappoport · Permalink · Leave a comment
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