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Tag Archives: kosher certification
How Did Kashrut Become So Sexy?
Twenty years ago, if you met a mashgiach, you assumed he was not smart enough to be a rabbi. Working in kashrut certification was a low-paying, unprestigious job. Now it is a power center. It is a money-maker. The RCC … Continue reading
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Does The Orthodox Union Certify Any Foods That Need Certification?
Have you noticed that everything that the Orthodox Union certifies does not really need a kosher certification? They certify bottled water but bottled water does not need a kosher certification. Sure, it makes the companies more money that sell the … Continue reading
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Sunday Lunch At David Mazlin’s Mashu Mashu Kosher Restaurant
Mashu Mashu is located at 12510 Burbank Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91607. For delivery call (818) 752-2742 I stopped by at 1:30 pm. David Mazlin was not in. He manages the restaurant (kashrut supervision by the RCC). I do not … Continue reading
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Get Ready For More Legal Hijinx
I loved the New York Times’s banner headline today about Obama’s victory: "Racial barrier falls…" What racial barrier? There was no racial barrier to a black or a Jew becoming president. There hasn’t been one for at least 30 years. … Continue reading
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What’s new in that nasty dispute at Young Israel of Beverly Hills?
It’s a broken down shul on Pico near Shenandoah. I heard about this new lawsuit against the shul president Howard Zisblatt: YAKKOV BURK VS. LAW OFFICES OF HOWARD B. ZISBLATT INC. ETALCase#: SC097363. Filing Date: 03/07/2008 Case Type: Othr Breach … Continue reading
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