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Centro Israelita de Beneficiencia in Cali, Colombia

… de Beneficiencia

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Calle 44a. 5a Norte Esquina

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Cali

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Colombia

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Sephardi

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02-664-1379

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02-665-5419

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Sociedad Hebrea de Socoros in Cali, Colombia

… Sociedad Hebrea de Socoros

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Av. 9a Norte # 10-15

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Cali

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Colombia

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Orthodox

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02-668-8518

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02-668-8521

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Daily Services, Fri Evening Services, Shabbat Morning Services, High Holidays

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Union Cultural Israelita in Cali, Colombia

… Union Cultural Israelita

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Apartado Arereo 5552

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Cali

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Colombia

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Masorti

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02-668-9830

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02-661-6857

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What’s Kosher at Starbucks

Starbucks shops serve many kosher and non-kosher items, with the most serious non-kosher item being hot meat sandwiches.

The standard daily clean up at Starbucks includes a hot wash of all utensils and some parts of that washing are done without soap.

This clean up process significantly challenges the kosher status of the otherwise kosher products and each product must be judged by a competent halachic authority. …

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From Mashgiachs to the new Jewish food movement: “Kosher Nation” by Sue Fishkoff

When you choose to purchase a jar of peanut butter with a hecksher on it or kosher chicken, you become one of the final elements in the long journey that the particular foodstuff undertook in order to be certified as kosher. It can be easy to take this process for granted when you are receiving these things in their final form, yet Kosher Nation by Sue Fishkoff highlights this process and provides an in depth look at the modern kosher food industry in the United …

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Kosher Consumers Can Sue

Consumers who buy a product as a result of misleading advertising can sue the manufacturer even if the product was not defective, the California Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

The 5-2 decision resolved a long battle between consumers and business over the scope of Proposition 64, the 2004 ballot measure intended to end so-called “shakedown” lawsuits against business.

The initiative …

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New start-up: Kosher clothing stores

… An extreme ultra-Orthodox body has established a kashrut department supervising clothing stores in Jerusalem’s Mea Shearim and Geula neighborhoods.Haredi women have begun supervising businesses in the neighborhoods on behalf of the new department, checking whether the clothes sold in the stores meet the requirements of Jewish Law. The department’s findings will be published across the neighborhoods.

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Flying Kosher In Frankfurt

Flying is the worst, right? I mean, except for being able to fly across the world in a matter of hours, it’s still not a fun experience. That is especially truly if you have a long lay over or if you’re flight is delayed.

Usually, what I do is walk aimlessly around the airport for hours before sitting down and playing Angry Birds on my phone. Occasionally, I’ll even get up and buy a piece of (vegetarian) pizza–or if I’m willing to splurge, I’ll get a …

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Dept. Of Agriculture Shuts Down Kosher Milk Plant

The Department Of Agriculture And Market has shut down and suspended the Milk dealing License for the producers of Emes Milk, Lev Milk, Morning select cheeses & Kahal cheeses etc.

The reason given by the Department Of Agriculture was that after an inspection by the department they discovered that the company held and processed homegenized milk, skim milk,and chocolate milk that …

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McDonald’s Israeli CEO: 70% of Secular Public Wants Kosher Meat

Fast food chain McDonald’s will introduce the McFalafel product in all of its restaurants in Israel starting this Tuesday.

The falafel will be sold either inside Iraqi pita bread with tahini and chopped salad, in a box containing three to five pieces with tahini, or as a meal with fries or green salad and a drink.

According to McDonald’s, the new product meets the health standards set by the chain: The falafel is fried in canola oil and served with …

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Hikind Applauds Commisioner Aubertine For His Commitment To Kosher Law Enforcement

Once it became clear that the jobs of the Kosher Food inspectors in New York State would not be restored, people worried that the individuals within the food industry might not be as vigilant in ensuring a continued level of protection. After speaking with Commissioner Darrel Aubertine this morning, Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) was reassured that the incoming commissioner will do everything possible to make Kosher

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NY Jews criticize kosher inspector cuts

Jewish leaders are criticizing layoffs at New York State’s kosher law enforcement division that are a result of budget cuts.The Orthodox Union’s Rabbi Menachem Genack told The Wall Street Journal in Sunday’s online edition that there is a need to protect the kosher consumer from potential fraud.

The division’s eight inspectors and an assistant were laid-off January 1. The cuts were implemented under former Governor David Paterson. Only the …

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Toyota is now considered kosher

Thank you Sarah for tagging me in this picture on Facebook – I thought I had seen it all, but I guess not.

Oh and check out this hilarious comment someone left on facebook: A few years ago my son wanted to eat the contents of a box of tampons. Of course he did not know what they were, but he saw an OU on them (ultra-absorbency) and figures there was some sort of snack in there!

Read More: @ frumsatire.net

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How to Start a Kosher Catering Business

Kosher catering business is now a big business. Jews observe many holidays and festivals and festive meals are often part of the celebration. Prior to starting your kosher catering business it is important to check the area you will be serving. Are there big Jewish communities in your area? It is also important to check on your competitors. Here are some tips on how you can start your kosher

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Kosher for Festivus

… the holiday for Jewish ritual.

That really helps explain why this story didn’t work out in the end.

Malcolm Alarmo King is a convicted drug dealer currently serving time at Theo Lacy Jail in California. Trying to keep in shape, he refused to eat the salami that he was being served.

Read More: @ myjewishlearning.com

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Kosher Restaurant in NYC Gets Shot Down by New York Jets

… that a New York Jets team official discovered that Prime KO Japanese Steakhouse, a popular kosher restaurant on the Upper West Side of Manhattan was serving menu items with a New York Jets theme. She ordered them to pull the “Green on Green Jets Salad” and “Jets Dragon Roll” off the menu.

Jets spokeswoman Jessica Ciccone called the Kosher Japanese Steakhouse a few weeks ago to complain that the restaurant’s items were not authorized by the team.

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Where can a wondering Jew get a kosher meal in Uganda?

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In the desert of Peru, there is no challah bread and definitely no kosher wine. That, however, didn’t stop the participants of AJWS’s volunteer summer program from sanctifying the Sabbath in a special way. They found their kosher substitutions in a sweet bread called bizcocho and a drink made from purple corn known as chicha morada.

In an ever-shrinking world, an increasing number of …

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Kosher Milk War Heats Up in Orthodox Community

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A milk price war has broken out in kosher shops in London and Manchester after the arrival of a new supplier.

Until now, milk for the strictly Orthodox community has been produced by Charedi Dairies and Edgware Dairies under licence from Kedassia, the kashrut division of the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations, and the London Beth Din. It has been typically sold for 94p a litre.

But a fortnight ago, the Milk Company …

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Kosher Toilet Bowl Cleaner

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Someone on my backup facebook account sent me this picture he snapped of kosher toilet bowl cleaner and yes it makes one think how extreme the kashrus industry can go and if we should even trust an industry which doesn;t feel like it’s even stealing by having someone pay for a symbol on a product that no animal would even eat.

I can’t remember the last time I cooked soup and served it out of the toilet bowl or produced expelled something good enough to eat, …

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Court to approve kosher buses

… between sexes voluntary rather than compulsory, Justice Elyakim Rubinstein said Sunday.

In line with the recommendation, Transportation Ministry officers will monitor buses serving the ultra-Orthodox population to make sure that no violence against female passengers takes place.

Read More: @ ynetnews.com

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Mike Tyson Might Open a High-End Kosher Restaurant Chain

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Mike Tyson is in talks with Moshe Malamud of the Franklin Mint to launch a high-end restaurant chain, a source said.

The two talked shop at Malamud’s favorite kosher eatery, Solo, on Madison Avenue, where Tyson dined with his pregnant wife, Lakiha Spicer, on mushroom soup and mixed vegetables.

Tyson, who announced his decision to follow a strict vegan diet last spring, is said to have interest in

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Is Reform movement going kosher?

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Kosher — it’s the first word in the book. And tackling the “k” word head-on is part of what makes the first Reform guide to Jewish dietary practice so significant.

“The Sacred Table: Creating a Jewish Food Ethic,” to be published next month by the Reform rabbinical association, uses an array of essays by Reform rabbis and activists to challenge Reform Jews to develop a …

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Bergen Record: Ima’s Kosher Restaurant in Teaneck

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Six thousand miles and seven times zones apart, Miriam Binyamin in Israel and Ofira Zaken in New Jersey serve up the same dishes to hungry diners. The key link in the mother-daughter chain is kubbeh.

Kubbeh (also called kibbeh) are fried, baked or boiled dumplings made of semolina or bulgur and stuffed with rice and spiced chopped meat or vegetables. This substantial and versatile Middle Eastern menu staple was often on the family table in Mosul, Iraq, …

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Is Elk Meat Kosher?

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Yes, elk is a kosher species. JTA reported in July 2008 that yes, you can purchase kosher slaughtered and processed elk meat.

Here a recipe for elk steaks.

Kosher elk coming to stores

Elk meat is about to become available to kosher consumers.

Noah’s Ark Processors in South Dakota, which sells kosher meat under the Solomon’s Finest Glatt Kosher label, is expecting to slaughter its first elk for …

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New Kosher Supermarket Opens in Moscow

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One of the largest Israeli retailers, “Co-op,” will soon be opening in Russia. The company intends to open its first major kosher food supermarket in Moscow by the end of 2011. If the Moscow store is successful, the company intends to open a similar store in S. Petersburg.

The Moscow Co-op supermarket will sell on kosher products, some of which will be imported from Israel, including those produced under Co-op’s own brand name “Star House.” There are …

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Make Vegan Kosher

… expensive thing on the menu is $4.50.

This got us thinking. Why aren’t more vegan restaurants kosher? They are all basically kosher already. How much would they really have to change in order to get a kosher certificate?

Read More: @ myjewishlearning.com

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The Allure of Kosher Food for the Jewish Holidays

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Sue Fishkoff is the author of Kosher Nation: Why More and More of America’s Food Answers to a Higher Authority. She will be blogging all week of the Jewish Book Council and My Jewish Learning’s Author Blog.

When I’m invited to a Shabbat or holiday meal in a Jewish home, I always bring kosher wine. Not just that, I try to make it Israeli.

It’s not because I keep kosher. And it’s not because the people I’m …

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Bais Yaakov expels 9 girls for using non-kosher cell phones

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BJJ is known as the top seminary, what this means is beyond me, but in the frum world, girls who go to the top seminaries get the top shidduchim. I always found seminary to be a little hypocritical considering the fact that women aren’t supposed to learn torah, if this is the case, what exactly are these girls doing in a seminary and what exactly makes it a top seminary.

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Beis Yaakov Expells 9 Girls for “non-kosher” cellphones

… the Beis Yaakov Yerushalayim (BJJ) Jerusalem High School were expelled because they own “non-kosher” cell phones. Mynet, the regional ynet website reported as follows (roughly translated by Jameel).

The story began in the twelfth grade class this week, when a student suddenly jumped up excitedly and announced that her friend got engaged.

Her teacher realized that she had received the happy information via a text message sent to her cell phone, and immediately called for the …

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Kashrus Alert: Canadian Children’s Tylenol Not Kosher

… Square Kashrus Council has advised that grape flavored children’s liquid Tylenol that is made in Canada is not kosher and should not be used.  The product contains a substantial amount of glycerin produced from non-kosher sources and should not be used.  This product affects only the grape flavored children’s Tylenol that was produced in Canada.

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