Kosher

Serving at Wimbledon

By Jay Grenby, June 23, 2011

Kashrut observant Wimbledon fans are once again indulging their cravings for kosher burgers and hot dogs, followed by the traditional strawberries and (parev) cream.

For the third year, Chabad South London has a kosher food trailer at the tennis championships, this time located close to the queue snaking through the temporary car park opposite the Wimbledon complex.

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Campaign for ethical meat label

By Jessica Elgot, June 23, 2011

A new campaign has been launched to introduce ethical certification for kosher meat.

The Chief Rabbi's environmental adviser, Rabbi Natan Levy, and Spencer Shaw, manager of events website Jewpro, have started a petition in order to mobilise wider communal support for the idea.

Rabbi Levy said: "Time and again, I have received an email or phone call from a frustrated Jewish consumer who is se

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Restaurant reopens

By Jonathan Kalmus, June 17, 2011

Manchester's longest running kosher restaurant is back in business following a voluntary liquidation.

JS Restaurant owner Michael Issler reopened the premises on Wednesday after a financial restructuring.

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Oy Vey, it's the kosher version of Taboo

By Jessica Elgot, June 16, 2011

A "kosher" version of word game Taboo – with clues such as "Oy Vey" and "Latke" – will soon be sold in UK toy shops.

Taboo involves teams guessing words from printed clues, described by a teammate who is banned from saying five "taboo" words associated with the clue word.

Boston-based Seth Burstein, 29, who co-created the Jewish version of the game, explained: "You might have to guess th

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Law reprieve for kosher meat labels

By Robyn Rosen, June 16, 2011

An amendment which could lead to controversial plans to label kosher meat has been removed from a proposed new European law.

The European Council and Parliament agreed this week that the new food information regulation will not include a requirement that all
kosher and halal meat would be labelled "meat from slaughter without
stunning".

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Shavuot: In celebration of cheese

By Jennifer Lipman, June 1, 2011

A look at the culinary delights that could be on the menu for Shavuot

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Gefiltefest has the right recipe for foodies

By Jessica Elgot, May 26, 2011

The second Gefiltefest attracted more than 400 foodies to the London Jewish Cultural Centre on Sunday to sample kosher cuisine, learn about culinary traditions and observe cookery demonstrations of dishes from shakshuka to sushi. There were also challah and bagel tastings and food was served in the LJCC garden.

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Big Brother at a kosher restaurant near you

By Robyn Rosen, May 26, 2011

Talks on using cameras in the kitchens of kosher restaurants have led to accusations of "Big Brother" tactics by the supervisory body.

The scheme could mean officials at the London Beth Din could log in online and access cameras inside its 17 restaurants at any time.

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Time to reclaim the bagel

By Jennifer Lipman, May 23, 2011
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A new campaign wants you to help "reclaim the bagel".

Find out more here or follow the efforts on Twitter.

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Kosher deli in very fatty sandwich war

By Jennifer Lipman, May 11, 2011

Food has always been serious business for the Jewish community, and never more so that in the famed kosher delis of New York City, where a broiges has developed over a sandwich.

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