Search results for tag "kosher"

  • Kosher slaughter now illegal in Belgium
    Written by Uri Regev on 01/01/2019
    With the turn of 2019, kosher slaughter in the northern Flanders region of Belgium, home to half of the country’s Jewish population and a major supplier of meat for European Jewish communities, became officially illegal.

  • Another nail in the Chief Rabbinate's coffin
    Written by Uri Regev on 26/02/2018
    Hiddush welcomes the announcement that Tzohar rabbis will be entering the kashrut certification market with its own private certification in direct competition with the Chief Rabbinate's state empowered monopoly. This religiously coercive monopoly is unparalleled in the democratic world.

  • 81% support ending the Chief Rabbinate's kashrut monopoly
    Written by on 23/02/2017
    Most of the Jewish Israeli public supports granting kashrut certification to restaurants that operate on Saturdays (Shabbat). The High Court once again finds itself dealing with the rotten fruits of Israeli politics, who give in over and over again to the religious parties' dictates, against the wishes of the majority of the Israeli public.

  • 81% support ending the Chief Rabbinate's kashrut monopoly
    Written by on 23/02/2017
    Most of the Jewish Israeli public supports granting kashrut certification to restaurants that operate on Saturdays (Shabbat). The High Court once again finds itself dealing with the rotten fruits of Israeli politics, who give in over and over again to the religious parties' dictates, against the wishes of the majority of the Israeli public.

  • Private kosher certification: Integrity or Fraud?
    Written by David Bogomolny on 24/11/2014
    A small revolution is under way in Jerusalem - activist Rabbi Aaron Leibowitz has founded a private kosher certification organization called Hashgacha Pratit, and is challenging the Chief Rabbinate's monopoly on kosher certification in Israel.

  • Rabbi Uri Regev on NPR
    Written by on 25/04/2011
    Uri Regev quoted on kosher livestock feed

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