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Food

  • Israeli guy’s avocados prove they are not just good for guac!

    By jwadmin on August 16, 2018
    BY CNAAN LIPHSHIZ AMSTERDAM (JTA) – Last year, Ron Simpson was still managing talent for a living. But recently,  Simpson, a 34-year-old Jewish marketing professional and producer from Amsterdam with no experience in running a restaurant, launched an international chain of eateries with a partner. It is so wildly popular and innovative that seasoned food critics are celebrating it as […]
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  • Hydrox, the original kosher sandwich cookie, is accusing Oreo of sabotage

    By jwadmin on August 15, 2018
    BY BEN SALES NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – You know what Oreos are. They’re two delicious chocolate cookies sandwiched around a creme filling. Oreos also come in Double Stuff, vanilla, birthday cake and pumpkin spice (really). There is debate on how they should be eaten, but everyone knows they’re best when dunked in milk. What you might not know is that […]
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  • Barbecue fund-raiser for Shalom Food Pantry raises $7,000

    By jwadmin on August 15, 2018
    ALBANY– Seven thousand dollars were raised for the Shalom Food Pantry at the recent “Battle of the BBQs.” Monies raised at the barbecue competition in Delmar goes directly towards purchasing food and supplies for those that are serviced by the food pantry, according to Chanie Simon, co-director of the Shalom Food Pantry. The Shalom Food Pantry provides healthy food packages […]
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  • A kosher cheeseburger is now possible. Well, almost.

    By jwadmin on August 2, 2018
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN TEANECK, N.J. (JTA) – For many Americans, no hamburger is complete without cheese. Whether a slice of no-fuss American or something fancier, the cheese melds the beef patty with the bun into umami-laden perfection. Until now, the cheeseburger was the stuff of daydreams for Jews observing kosher dietary laws that prohibit the mixing of meat and dairy. Sure, there […]
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  • Orthodox Union to stop certifying kosher beef slaughtered using shackle method

    By jwadmin on July 25, 2018
    By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN NEW YORK CITY (JTA) – The Orthodox Union has told its approved beef purveyors in South America to stop using a controversial slaughter method. The O.U., which is the largest kosher certifying agency in the United States, sent a letter to its meat purveyors in June notifying them that it would no longer accept meat slaughtered using the […]
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  • Barbecue competition on July 29 to benefit The Shalom Food Pantry

    By jwadmin on July 17, 2018
    The Shalom Food Pantry’s first  “Battle of the BBQs” competition is set for July 29. The event begins at 2 and continues until 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 29, at 393 Delaware Ave., Delmar. The proceeds from the competition will go to the Shalom Food Pantry, an organization to help those in need. Six teams representing six local Jewish organizations will compete in different categories including Ultimate […]
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  • New bill will end Israeli imports of live animals for meat, in light of suffering

    By jwadmin on July 12, 2018
    (JNS) –In light of revelations as to the poor conditions of animals transported to Israel for food, government ministers on have green lighted a bill that would gradually phase out the import of animals for slaughter in Israel. The bill would reduce the number of live sheep and calves imported from Australia and Europe by at least 25 percent per year, with […]
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  • Anthony Bourdain used food to bridge divides — even between Arabs and Jews

    By jwadmin on June 10, 2018
    By CHARLES DUNST NEW YORK CITY (JTA) — Anthony Bourdain was quick —and often willing — to publicly offer his own flaws. “Until 44 years of age, I never had any kind of savings account,” Bourdain said in 2017. “[I] always owed money. I’d always been selfish and completely irresponsible.” Despite or maybe because of such flaws, Bourdain would stumble into fame, parlaying […]
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  • Cooking For Mom on Mother’s Day?

    By jwadmin on May 8, 2018
    Help the kids prepare a dessert for mom Taking mom out for brunch or dinner is a traditional way to celebrate her on Mother’s Day. But there’s another way that incorporates food, and it can be fun for the family as well as food for thought for the kids. In other words, when you involve the children in the meal […]
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  • Google Israel introduces app detecting your hummus preference — on April Fools’ Day

    By jwadmin on April 6, 2018
    JERUSALEM (JTA) – Google Israel announced — on April 1 — an application that detects what kind of hummus its customers enjoy. “We’re extremely excited to share with you our latest Google Cloud groundbreaking technology: After enabling our customers to address senses through Speech & Vision API, we are now releasing a subset of Taste APIs starting with a dish […]
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