Earlier this week, an Israeli artist (Oded Hirsch) spotted something a bit fishy at the Associated Supermarket in Sunnyside, NY (Queens). Actually, it was a bit porky.
Starting this Sunday night (July 31st, 2011) the custom is to refrain from eating meat during the Nine Days of Av (except on Shabbat). According to the Beth Din of Johannesburg, “those who do not wish to eat meat in their kosher airline meals, must specifically request a kosher fish meal – most airlines will [...]
Special for YeahThatsKosher.com readers – Mention the code “YTK” and get 2 free spa/massage treatments. Ani Villas is a new luxury collection of villas on the island of Anguilla in the British West Indies, east of Puerto Rico. The villa estate has 10 bedrooms and 2 villas just steps from the Caribbean beach. The villas [...]
Contributed by: James C. | Last Date of Travel: June 2011 Kosher Info: Kosher travelers not only want to indulge in India’s cultural highlights, they want to enjoy quality meals that meet the requirements of Jewish dietary laws. With a vibrant Jewish heritage, India offers culinary diversity, suitable for the observant kosher traveller. Flights to [...]
A must for any technophile is having data storage with you on the go. When traveling overseas, using a cloud based storage solution can be difficult with limited and spotty web access overseas. Having said that, a product like Western Digital’s Portable Hard Drive: My Passport Essential SE can truly come in handy. With multiple [...]
Last month I had the opportunity to go on a half day kosher winery tour with My Israel Wine Tours, led by Esther Cohen. We visited two wineries in the Judean Hills, about 25-35 minutes outside of Jerusalem: Tzuba Winery & Tzora Winery. At Tzuba, we were shown the wine making facilities, explained the entire [...]
This is a laptop bag I got to try and think this is something great for taking your laptop and other tech gadgets on a long trip. This isn’t something I would recommend for everyday use given it’s size and weight. View the full review below or here: http://youtu.be/tWMN_nGkWY0 If you have a product that [...]
According to this image posted on Achshav.com, there seems to be a new branch of Dougie’s BBQ opening up in Great Neck, Long Island. No word yet as to when this will open, but I’m sure the local residents are excited. This will become the 4th Dougie’s location in addition to Brooklyn, Teaneck, and Deal, [...]
Not long ago, one of our Canadian writers wrote about keeping kosher, visiting, and finding the Jewish community in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. One of our readers was nice enough to email us with updates to the original post. Kosher Info (updates): Berel's Bakery is out of business, as is Haifa Deli. The Carriage House bakery [...]
According to the Vaad Harabonim of Queens (VHQ), they are no longer giving the kashrut supervision for Subway located at 141-24 Jewel Ave in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens, NY. It seems that over the past couple years, the various “Kosher” Subway restaurants in the NY area have been dropping like flies. The Kosher Subways on [...]
Thankfully 7Eleven (7-11) falls out in the Summer, and that the brand isn’t named 12-11, otherwise we’d be enjoying their frozen Slurpee treats in the frigid Winter. Imagine that Brain Freeze. Head to your local 7-11 today for a free 7.11 fl. oz. Slurpee. Here’s a store locator. LIST OF KOSHER SLURPEES This list of [...]
Contributed by Roberta & Lois from www.KosherEye.com It’s HOT, HOT, HOT in Atlanta. Not just because of the summer heat, but because of a sizzling new destination for kosher eaters. The successful 2-year-old Fuego Mundo restaurant underwent a kosher conversion in May and re-opened as an AKC kosher certified meat restaurant. Except for thorough cleaning [...]
Miami Kosher has reinstated both Prime Sushi locations’ kashrut hashgacha as the owners have agreed to place new management of the restaurants who will be more responsive and attentive to kosher concerns of Miami Kosher supervision. We had recently reported that the restaurants lost their hashgacha due to violations in Miami Kosher’s policies.
After recently getting back from Israel, I can tell you that there are multiple things you need to plan in advance before your trip. Finding your lodging, meals, and scheduling your activities are obviously all things you should think about doing way in advance of your travel to Israel. Renting a car is often one of those things left for last.
Contributed by Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: June 2011 Kosher Info: You will not have a hard time finding kosher food in Rechovot, as the city is populated with kosher restaurants and quick off the street grub (think shwarma & falafel). The majority of the eateries are located in 3 areas, which, depending [...]