Category Archives: Kashrus

Sh’mura Matzo Prices 5776

Lakewood Shmura Matzo

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Once again, B’nai Israel is bringing in sh’mura matzo from the Lakewood Matzo Factory.  Please note, all orders must be in the shul office by noon, Wed., April 6 to ensure timely delivery.

Also, note that prices have not changed since last year.

Admor Kosher Survey Request

Admor Kosher Intro Letter HRKosher Survey

Admor Kosher LogoMr. Eitan Mor, who is developing Admor Kosher, a local supplier of kosher goods, asks that we fill out a survey to help him better meet kosher needs here in Hampton Roads.

Some of you have received this material in the last couple of shul e-mails. With Mr. Mor’s permission, we are publishing his letter and survey for your convenience and to reach a larger segment of the kosher community. Click links above for his introductory letter and survey form. Please complete the survey and return it to

Kashrus Alert, Updated Jul. 4

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1. To order kosher food to be shipped anywhere in the world, click

2., Alexia French Fries and Hash Browns are now OK Pareve.

Please check packaging carefully, as OK Dairy versions are still in store freezers.

•Alexia Crinkle Cut Sweet Potato Fries with Sea Salt and Black Pepper
•Alexia Organic Oven Crinkles with Sea Salt
•Alexia Organic Oven Crinkles with Sea Salt and Pepper
•Alexia Organic Sweet Potato Fries with Sea Salt
•Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries with Sea Salt
•Alexia Oven Fries
•Alexia Oven Fries: Olive Oil, Rosemary & Garlic
•Alexia Rib Cut BBQ Sweet Potato Fries
•Alexia Seasoned Fries Waffle Cut
•Alexia Spicy Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Seasoning
•Alexia Sweet Potato Fries with Sea Salt
•Alexia Waffle Cut Sweet Potato Seasoned Fries

Please note that the Hash Browns have always been Pareve.

3. After communicating that certain varieties of Philadelphia Cream Cheese Spreads would no longer be kosher certified upon the launch of the new bacon flavor, Philadelphia heard from some fans who expressed disappointment.

As the brand is always listening to its fans, Philadelphia is happy to share that, in working hand in hand with the OK, it has been able to make adjustments to ensure the below list of current kosher varieties of Philadelphia Cream Cheese Spreads will remain kosher certified without compromising on any of OK Kosher’s high kosher standards.

•Philadelphia Original Fat Free Cream Cheese Spread
•Philadelphia Strawberry Fat Free Cream Cheese Spread
•Philadelphia Milk Chocolate Cream Cheese Spread
•Philadelphia Chipotle Cream Cheese Spread
•Philadelphia Caramel White Chocolate Cream Cheese Spread
•Philadelphia Dark Chocolate Cream Cheese Spread
•Philadelphia 2x Protein Original Cream Cheese Spread
•Philadelphia 2x Protein Honey Cream Cheese Spread
•Philadelphia Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Spread
•Philadelphia Brown Sugar & Cinnamon Cream Cheese Spread

As previously communicated, the new bacon variety contains actual bacon and will not carry a kosher symbol on the package.