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Posted on March 23, 2004

March 23, 2004 at 5:29:55a.m. Every year, we review the previous year’s call sheets from Operation Pesach. We then write up the annual FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) from Operation Pesach. In the “LINKS” COLUMN to your right, there is a direct link to the FAQ. Or you can paste it from here: The FAQ Continue Reading »


Posted on March 22, 2004

March 22, 2004 at 2:39:37p.m. Every year, Rabbi Dov Lerner publishes some really fine stuff on his web site. We got the following email from him today: I’m writing you to ask for your help in sending out the following as an email announcement to all of your yeshiva, day school and Religious School email Continue Reading »


Posted on March 19, 2004

March 19, 2004 at 5:57:42a.m. We have compiled a list of foods that need no extra certification for Passover, based on several rabbis’ lists of same. We thought we would share parts of the list with you: Air Freshener- any (That makes me so happy because now I can use my pasta scented air freshener Continue Reading »

New Passover Products

Posted on March 18, 2004

March 18, 2004 at 11:15:54a.m. People always ask us if there is anything new out there for Passover. The simple answer is, “Yes, there is a whole lot of new stuff out there. Feast your eyes on this list of new products: Gefen Anchovies (why???) L’Chaim “Stacks” potato chips Manhattan City Crunch candy bar Ramapo Continue Reading »


Posted on March 17, 2004

March 17, 2004 at 12:25:36a.m. Matzah With A Mitzvah? As you begin your Passover preparations, please take advantage of the JNF – OSEM USA Matzah With A Mitzvah? program. JNF and OSEM are once again partnering to support Israel?s land and its economy. For every 5 boxes of OSEM matzah products sold, OSEM will make Continue Reading »


Posted on March 15, 2004

March 15, 2004 at 2:02:12p.m. Yes, it’s true boys and girls- the very first couscous that is certified kosher for Passover (by the OU) will be available from Savion (HKS Marketing) this year. There are three flavors: Plain, Chicken Flavor and Garlic seasoned. All three are Pareve. My kids haven’t stopped singing since we brought Continue Reading »


Posted on March 11, 2004

March 11, 2004 at 7:24:23p.m. ?OPERATION PESACH? PROVIDES TOLL-FREE PASSOVER HOTLINE AND SELLS YOUR CHAMETZ TOO!! ?I?m a vegetarian. Do I have to have meat on my Seder plate?? ?I?ve never made my home kosher for Passover, but would like to. How do I do it?? ?What do I feed my pets during Passover?? These Continue Reading »

Kosher and “Theoretically” Kosher

Posted on March 11, 2004

March 11, 2004 at 9:19:29a.m. A magazine devoted to matters of kashrut recently offered the following advice: “Pouring boiling water over every single inch of your stainless steel sink would make it theoretically kosher for passover, but we recommend using a liner in the sink anyway.” Theoretically kosher for passover? How about totally kosher for Continue Reading »

Shavuot in a Box!

Posted on March 8, 2004

March 8, 2004 at 1:22:01p.m. Ever notice how Shavuot kind of sneaks up on you? I mean, one day it’s Purim and the next thing you know, it’s Shavuot! (Whoa, what happened to Passover??) Hey, we’re just messing with you! But, we can’t help when we find products, and just this past week we found Continue Reading »

Spice Up Your Mishloach Manot

Posted on February 11, 2004

February 11, 2004 at 9:37:44p.m. * These days, giving all Israeli products is probably the best thing you could do, since you’d be supporting the Israeli economy (matanot l’evyonim as well as mishloach manot?) * Make everything in your package the same color. * Use “miniature” sizes of things – tiny M&Ms, mini-cupcakes, etc. * Continue Reading »