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Links to kosher symbol lists. Each list is obviously only as reliable as its source

cRc: http://www.crcweb.org/agency_list.php

KosherQuest: https://kosherquest.org/kosher-symbols/

Approved alcoholic drinks from the Rabbanut.  http://www.jerusalemkoshernews.com/wp-content/uploads/%D7%9E%D7%A9%D7%A7%D7%90%D7%95%D7%AA-%D7%97%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%A4%D7%99%D7%9D-%D7%9E%D7%90%D7%95%D7%A9%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%9D.pdf

These are NOT Orthodox: https://sites.google.com/site/nonorthodoxkosher/home (even though some may look legit)


Informative post regarding Kashrus Agencies
Every hashgacha has +&-.


You can also submit any kashrus questions at
https://www.askcrc.org/ask
https://oukosher.org/ask-kosher-question/
https://www.star-k.org/ask-rabbi choose General Consumer Kashrus Questions in the Subject/Topic Dropdown list
https://www.ok.org/contact/ choose Kosher in the Attention Dropdown list



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Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #100 on: February 13, 2013, 06:13:00 AM »
How about continuing this is the kashrus thread?

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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #101 on: February 13, 2013, 06:14:36 AM »
i didnt see this thread until now, but i can comment from what i heard 3rd person

the reason why bedatz is more expensive is because by rubin and landau they have 3 bins, one for kosher, one for treif and one for safek. the treif bin is sold to the arabs and the safek bin is sold to the rabbanut.
since the bedatz doesnt do business with the rabbanut, both bins are sold to the arabs, thus commanding a lower price

i dont know this first hand though

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Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #102 on: February 13, 2013, 06:16:25 AM »
How about continuing this is the kashrus thread?
link?

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Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #103 on: February 13, 2013, 06:16:30 AM »
so they dont rely on the rabanut produce

and i dont think the rabbanut has such a policy in place

I never said though that's probably true. What I'm trying to explain to you is that no unmarked produce or products can enter a store without supervision. If the fruits aren't supervised, they aren't necessarily rabbanut.

If you'd like to hear for yourself what their policy is, PM me for a recording.
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Re: Re: Hurray, SPG Dead Sea is back!!!
« Reply #104 on: February 13, 2013, 06:19:06 AM »
How about continuing this is the kashrus thread?

Agreed.
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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #105 on: February 13, 2013, 06:38:31 AM »
i didnt see this thread until now, but i can comment from what i heard 3rd person

the reason why bedatz is more expensive is because by rubin and landau they have 3 bins, one for kosher, one for treif and one for safek. the treif bin is sold to the arabs and the safek bin is sold to the rabbanut.
since the bedatz doesnt do business with the rabbanut, both bins are sold to the arabs, thus commanding a lower price

i dont know this first hand though

I don't have any first hand info about this either, but I wouldn't believe that in a million years.
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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #106 on: February 13, 2013, 06:44:36 AM »
I don't have any first hand info about this either, but I wouldn't believe that in a million years.

which part do you have a hard time believing?

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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #107 on: February 13, 2013, 06:51:55 AM »
which part do you have a hard time believing?

I have hard time believing they sell sfeikos to rabbanut. Most slaughtering is done in South America largely because they don't lose money when selling the non kosher animals to the large gentile population. Same thing with sfeikos.

And if somehow those hechsherim actually do sell to rabbanut, I wouldn't believe that the eida policy is different.
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Re: Kosher Symbol?
« Reply #108 on: February 13, 2013, 07:13:29 AM »
I have hard time believing they sell sfeikos to rabbanut. Most slaughtering is done in South America largely because they don't lose money when selling the non kosher animals to the large gentile population. Same thing with sfeikos.

And if somehow those hechsherim actually do sell to rabbanut, I wouldn't believe that the eida policy is different.
youre mixing up chicken with beef

and you dont see why the badatz wouldnt do business with rabbanut? did you just move here?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #109 on: February 13, 2013, 07:45:24 AM »
youre mixing up chicken with beef

and you dont see why the badatz wouldnt do business with rabbanut? did you just move here?

No one ever mentioned chicken. I was talking about beef, which has more kashrus issues.

And no, I don't see why eida wouldn't sell stuff to the rabbanut.   Its preposterous to think otherwise.
And yes, I just moved here only 7 years ago. Though I'm unoffended from your assumptions, I want you to know one thing. I'm not a kashrus expert, but I have a great amount of practical and hands-on kashrus knowledge in Israel, so not always will I just spew nonsense.
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #110 on: February 13, 2013, 07:49:35 AM »
Anyone want to organize a DO w/ some different kashrus experts from the different hechsherim along with Yechiel Spero?

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #111 on: February 13, 2013, 07:52:14 AM »
Anyone want to organize a DO w/ some different kashrus experts from the different hechsherim along with Yechiel Spero?

I'm pretty sure that the different hechsherim would not get together. But if there's enough interest, I can probably set up something with Yechiel Spira
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #112 on: February 13, 2013, 07:59:49 AM »
so not always will I just spew nonsense.
Based on reading your 613 posts in the past month...YMMV ;)
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #113 on: February 13, 2013, 08:06:26 AM »
Based on reading your 613 posts in the past month...YMMV ;)

Happy to hear that you read every post of mine ;)

I wish I didn't have to post this because I really like the number 613 :'(
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #114 on: February 13, 2013, 08:34:47 AM »
Happy to hear that you read every post of mine ;)

I wish I didn't have to post this because I really like the number 613 :'(
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #115 on: February 13, 2013, 08:45:54 AM »
delete it and start a new profile. YuneeqII
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #116 on: February 13, 2013, 01:04:04 PM »
or YuneekIII  sorry, couldn't resist  ;)
How about UReek?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
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or YuneekIII  sorry, couldn't resist  ;)

Don't get it, so I don't mind

How about UReek?
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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #118 on: February 13, 2013, 02:39:25 PM »
No one ever mentioned chicken. I was talking about beef, which has more kashrus issues.

And no, I don't see why eida wouldn't sell stuff to the rabbanut.   Its preposterous to think otherwise.
And yes, I just moved here only 7 years ago. Though I'm unoffended from your assumptions, I want you to know one thing. I'm not a kashrus expert, but I have a great amount of practical and hands-on kashrus knowledge in Israel, so not always will I just spew nonsense.

the frozen meat is all coming from the pretty much the same place in argentina.  it's the fresh meat that they do shechita on here, that you pay an arm and a leg for, and it's a very limited amount.  the brunt of what's relevant are the chickens, which they shecht here as well, and charge a heck of a lot for. 

as much as you might know about kashrus, you'd be mistaken to think the eida does business with the rabbinut.    no shot.   

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Re: Kosher, Kashrus and Hechsherim Master thread
« Reply #119 on: February 13, 2013, 02:44:18 PM »