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Rent or Buy? Complete Guide to Israel Cell Phones & SIM Cards for Travelers

Last year I wrote about your options for renting a cell phone in Israel and I’m realizing, as I prepare for my next trip to Israel this winter, that I’ve oversimplified a very complex issue. The more research I’m doing, the more complex I’m realizing the landscape of options actually is for travelers to Israel. […]

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Best Kosher Sushi Restaurants in Jerusalem, Israel

Once you’ve had your fill of falafel and schwarma on the streets of Jerusalem, you’ll be happy to know that there is more variety to be had in Israel’s capital. Over the past couple of decades, Jerusalem has become a cosmopolitan city, with restaurants offering up cuisine from French to Chinese, Italian and Latin American. […]

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Keeping Kosher in Los Angeles, CA

Contributed by Daniel Peikes (@DanPeikes)  |  Last Date of Travel: April 2012 LA has huge Jewish community with everything you could possibly need.  Below is just a quick guide of some things to do on vacation in LA and where to eat. Kosher Info: Here are some of my picks for must-hit restaurants while in […]

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Kosher Options in Downtown Chicago

Contributed by Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: August 2012 Heading to Chicago on a 2 day business trip and staying in a hotel downtown, I knew it was going to be difficult to have kosher meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner without leaving the city. If you know in advance that you're not […]

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Kosher Restaurants and Travel in London

With the Jubilee celebrations in June, and the Olympics and Paralympics less than a week away, there has never been a better time to visit London. As a native Londoner here is a brief guide to where to eat and what to do during your stay, and where to find more information. Contributed by Nadia […]

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Complete Guide to Kosher Restaurants in Midtown NYC

With the closing of multiple kosher restaurants in the past few months in Midtown Manhattan (J2 Pizza, Kosher Delight, Clubhouse Cafe, Rosa’s Pizza), we realized that many locals and tourists were confused about their Kosher Restaurant options in Midtown Manhattan. The good news is, there are MANY, so don’t fret. Consult our quick reference guide […]

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Keeping Kosher in Riga, Latvia

Contributed by: Yoni Friedman  |  Last Date of Travel: February 2012 Kosher Info: In the basement of the Jewish Community Center, 6 Skolas Street, is a Kosher restaurant called Cafe L'Chaim, the only Kosher place in Riga.  There's some interest in starting a new place, but nothing yet.  This restaurant is fleisch, moderately priced, and […]

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✈ A Guide to Kosher Restaurants in South Florida

Contributed by: Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: December 2011 (Special Thanks to @DaniOpp) Kosher Info: One of the many reasons there are so many frum travelers to Miami Beach is the fact that there's a lot of kosher food available. In fact, we're it not for the huge influx of steady New Yorkers […]

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Navigating the Jerusalem Shuk

Photos and article by @AmySpiro, Israel correspondent It’s a popular tourist destination for visitors from all over the world, and with good reason. A trip through Mahane Yehuda, more commonly just called “the shuk,” is an experience like no other, and one you can spend 10 minutes or a whole day completing. I often pass […]

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Dining on Emek Refaim in Jerusalem

Article by @AmySpiro, Israel correspondent Move over Ben Yehuda Street, there’s a new hotspot in Jerusalem, and it’s Emek Refaim. Of course that’s if hotspot means teeming with yeshiva and seminary students and tourists. The long street is located just South of the center of the city, about a 15 minute walk from downtown. Close […]

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Keeping Kosher in Vilnius, Lithuania

Contributed by Yoni Friedman | Last Date of Travel: February 2012 Kosher Info: There are two frum Indian vegetarian restaurants (not specifically kosher certified), where I ate most of the time. Both are in the old town. One is called Balti Drambliai at 41 Vilniaus Street. Very tasty, very cheap, diverse menu, great environment, my […]

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Review of “Basil” in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY

After many months pushing off dining at Basil, and after spending a Shabbat in Crown Heights, I was excited to finally try the restaurant Motzei Shabbat, only to find out they were temporarily closed due to a gas leak. Luckily, a week later we were invited by fellow foodie friends to join them at Basil […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Oahu / Honolulu, Hawaii

Contributed by Alon Asefovitz  |  Last Date of Travel: January 2012 Kosher Information: In January my wife and I decided to take a trip to Hawaii for a week and just relax before she gives birth. We came with some food but we were aware of the various options out there for us. There are […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Boston, MA (UPDATED)

Contributed by Paul Hurwitz | Resident in Boston area NOTE: This is an update to an older article I wrote. The list of kosher establishments has been updated. Kosher Info: For a city as big as the Boston Metro area, you’d think there would be more kosher restaurants. Unfortunately this is not the case, but there […]

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Jerusalem Light Rail

Riding the Jerusalem Light Rail / רוכבים על רכבת הקלה בירושלים

Article and photos by @AmySpiro, Israel correspondent for YeahThatsKosher If you haven’t been in Jerusalem in the past year or so, you’ll notice a new, modern addition zooming through parts of the ancient city. That’s the Jerusalem Light Rail. And while residents of the city have been grumbling and moaning about the construction and mess […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in San Francisco, CA

Contributed by Dani Klein | Last Date of Travel: March 2012 Kosher Info:  SF: San Francisco is a large American city with depressingly few kosher options. In the downtown area, there is only one (small) kosher restaurant, Sabra Grill, which doesn't even deliver. Advice I received from the locals was to avoid unless there were […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Barcelona, Spain

Contributed by Bethany Mandel  |  Last date of travel: December 2011   Kosher Info: In December I went to Barcelona and Rome for a week total for my honeymoon. We spent the first part of the week in Barcelona. We came prepared with a suitcase full of food because prior research, including an email to the […]

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Café Du Monde Chain in New Orleans, Now Has Hashgacha

The New Orleans famous Cafe Du Monde chain, is now under strict orthodox rabbinical supervision for its fried beignets (its main food item). Beignets are a local delicacy and were brought to Louisiana by the Acadians (17th century French colonists). These were fried fritters, sometimes filled with fruit. Today, the beignet is a square piece […]

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A Review of Pardes Restaurant, Downtown Brooklyn, NY

For a special treat, I decided to buy tickets to a Sheakspeare play, Richard III, at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) in Downtown Brooklyn (starring Kevin Spacey), for my 5 year Anniversary with my wife. I also knew that we would have the opportunity to finally try Pardes, which we've heard many good things about.  […]

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A Review of Bravo Pizza on Broadway, NYC

Contributed by Estee Lavitt (@EsteeLavitt)   I went to Bravo Pizza a few weeks ago. The pizza was delicious but the service was really not up to par. The store itself is pretty small. The staff was very friendly and nice, but unfortunately a little slow and unable to handle the crowd. I don't think […]

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Great Kosher Options @ the Prudential Center, Newark, NJ

Thank you to @runanskyrun for submitting this! I recently attended a New Jersey Nets game with my daughter at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. I read on several sites, including here on yeahthatskosher.com, that kosher food may be available at Prudential Center, but I could not confirm. A few days before the game, I tweeted […]

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Awesome Pics from San Francisco, CA

Here are some pics we took on our recent trip to San Francisco. Feel free to "Pin" them to Pinterest if you like them!   Pin It Pin It  

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Kosher Restaurant Closings: Montreal, QC & Aventura, FL

The Reserve Tavern located @ 5395 Queen Mary, Montreal, Canada, formerly under the supervision of Montreal Kosher (MK) has Closed. Agadir Restaurant located @ 3599 NE 207th Street, in The Waterways Shops in Aventura, Florida, has decided to not be Kosher Certified and is NO LONGER under Kosher Miami supervision and certification or under any […]

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J2 Pizza in NYC is Closing; Reopening Nearby as “Jerusalem Cafe”

"Broadway's Jerusalem 2" Pizza (J2) , now formerly "The Most Famous Kosher Pizza Place in the World", will be closing its doors in it's once popular location on Broadway in Midtown Manhattan. Why? We can't say for sure, but the amount of competition recently (re: Bravo Pizza Becomes Kosher in NYC), coupled with declining quality […]

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Tasting the Restaurants at KFWE (Kosher Food & Wine Experience)

Heading into my second year attending KFWE (the Kosher Food & Wine Experience), I was excited for a night of good food and good people. Many others were also excited by the huge selection of kosher wines from around the world, but not being a wine aficionado myself, I left the wine tasting to the […]

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Kosher Dunkin’ Donuts across the U.S.

Please see our updated list here (2013)  As today is Donut Day, what better day to announce a comprehensive list (if we missed anything please let us know) of all the Kosher Dunkin’ Donuts in the U.S. Keep in mind that each chain may have varying levels of kosher supervision.

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