Rabbinate Introduces ‘Bourekas Reform’

After the marriage registration reform , here comes the “bourekas revolution”: The Chief Rabbinate of Israel has issued new kosher procedures, obliging manufacturers of one of the country’s most popular pastries to design them in uniform and fixed shapes to prevent confusion between dairy and parve (neither meat nor milk) products.

From now on, each pastry will have to be made in the shape determined by the type of dough and ingredients of its stuffing, as a basic condition for receiving a kashrut certificate.

The move’s initiators were concerned that kashrut observers, who wait several hours between eating meat and dairy products, will “fail” by eating pastries containing cheese just because they were mistakenly assumed to be parve due to their shape.

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