McDonald’s Israel ad featuring President Obama*.
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“But Grinberg visited Stanford after October 2010, when, following longstanding efforts by the Stanford Jewish community, a campus dining hall began serving hot kosher dinners three times a week.”
As a Cal soon-to-be-alumnus, I say: who cares; but I figured you might. :)
“Passover, for some, is all about the haroset. The chutney-like spread that memorializes the mortar that the ancient Israelites used to build the Egyptian pyramids can be made from apples, nuts and sweet wine, with a sprinkle of cinnamon, or in a more Sephardic fashion, from dates, raisins, banana and silan, with spices and a mixture of crushed nuts. It appears that the ice cream producers at Ben & Jerry’s Israel are also haroset lovers, because they’ve created a flavor just for Passover, ‘Haroset and Nuts,’ being sold only at the company’s ice cream stores in Beer Tuvia, Yavne and the Cinema City shops in Glilot and Rishon Lezion.”
It’s also K for P (Kosher for Passover for those not in the loop)!
“The Israeli team took the first place in the European 2012 Bread Baking Cup over the weekend, beating culinary powers like France and Germany and leaving countries like Portugal and Britain far behind. The competition, held in Rimini Fiera in Italy, included four different categories. Israel won two of them: Innovative Bread with a Health Focus and Baked Dessert.”
“In an update sent by the rabbinate on Sunday, the kashrut department said that because Häagen-Dazs is made with unsupervised liquid milk, as opposed to milk powder, the marketing and sale of the ice cream in establishments and outlets with kashrut certification is not acceptable and constitutes ‘a severe infringement of kashrut procedures.’”
All the products will still be kosher but the Jewish food-maker is now seeking to diversify with products such as gravies, crackers, and soups. The food producer seeks to be the choice for family meals whether they are for Shabbat, Sundays, Rosh Hashana, or Easter.