Tagged kosher-certification

New Ritz bacon-flavored crackers may taste treif, but they’re kosher

NEW YORK (JTA) — Ritz has a new bacon-flavored cracker hitting shelves — with kosher certification The signature O.U.-Dairy symbol appears on the box of the Nabisco nosh. “There was much discussion over the decision about this product,” acknowledged Rabbi Moshe Elefant, COO of the Orthodox Union Kashrut Department.… Read more »

Follow Israel’s lead on ending animal cruelty

(JTA) — Diaspora Jews often find themselves exasperated with the Israeli rabbinate. But on one significant issue, an Israeli rabbinic authority is looking far more enlightened and merciful than his peers in the United States. Recently elected Ashkenazi Chief Rabbi David Lau surprised more than a few people last… Read more »