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NameLocationTypeHechsherReview
Agas VetapuachIn City HallDairyOUDrago
Ahavat Hayamnear Gan SacherFishRabbanut Mehadrin
Atza SushiYirmiyahu 9SushiRubin
Bagget MarcianoKanfei NesharimShnitzel sandwichesRabbanut Mehadrin
Big AppleBen YehudaPizzaRabbanut Mehadrin
Big AppleParanPizzaRubin
Burgers BarBeit HadfusFast foodMachpoud
Cafe CafeKanfei NesharimDairyBadatz Beit Yosef
Cafe De MasaBen YehudaDairy/MeatRabbanut Mehadrin
Cafe RimonBen YehudaDairyRabbanut Mehadrin
Cafe RimonMamillaDairyRabbanut Mehadrin
EntrecoteGolda Meir, Har ChotzvimUpscale MeatEida Chareidis
Felafel HateimaniYoel, Bukharian ShukFelafel
GabrielShimon Ben ShatachUpscale meatBadatz Beit Yosef
GabrielaShimon Ben ShatachDairyBadatz Beit Yosef
Greg'sMamillaDairy CafeRabbanut Mehadrin
Grill BarCity centerIsraeliMachpoud
Haburganim Permanently closed ParanBurgers, Sandwiches   Rubin

Halo TeimanKnisa La'irShwarmaMachpoud
HaSalatiyaHillelSalad BarRabbanut Mehadrin
Keyara RambanSit-down FleishigAgudat Yisraelmoish
LucianaMamillaDairyRabbanut Mehadrin
MaozKing GeorgeShwarma
Miro'sNear the MirFelafelEida Chareidis
ModernRabbanut
Moshiko Falafel/Shwarma Ben YehudaRabbanut
MuscatKanfei NesharimDairyRubin
NoyaShlomtzion HamalkaMeatRabbanut Mehadrin
OsakaAgripasSushiChatam Sofer PT
PapagaioTalpiotSit-down MeatOUchuchem
PrimaveraLeonardo PlazaDairy
Red Heifer26 King David StreetUpscale MeatRubinLet3 Armadillo ChaikelRots
RiccotaHar ChotzvimDairy ItalianKehillos
Rimon BistroBen YehudaMeatMachpoud
RodriguezHar ChotzvimMeatRubinmoish Rots5
Sam's BagelsBen YehudaBagels
Shalom FelafelBetzalelFelafel
SheyanRambanAsianAgudat Yisrael
SkylineJerusalem Gardens HotelUpscale MeatRabbanut Mehadrin
The Spaghetti'sMamilla mallDairyRabbanut Mehadrin
Sushi Garden YirmiyahuSushiChasam Sofer BBMoishebatchy
SosumiIbn ShaprutSushiRabanut Mehadrin
Uzi's FalafelYishayahuFalafelEida Chareidis
Waffle BarParanDairyRubinMoishebatchy
Waffle BarBeit HadfusDairyRubin
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Tel Aviv/Center
http://www.israelkosherdining.com/kosher-mehadrin-restaurants-tel-aviv/
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ska-Q-LN5Vg_HUE_zEvRKotxvJgC72GX&usp=sharing
NameLocationTypeHechsherReview
Cinnabon Permanently closed          Rabin Square, Tel Aviv       Bakery              Rabbanut           Moishebatchy
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Tiberias and Northern Region

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Eilat and Southern Region

NameLocationTypeHechsherReview
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Bene Braq
NameLocationTypeHechsherReview

Halo Teiman           Entrance to BB    Shwarma+   Machpud 4/5 Not too expensive amazing shwarma
Not Sure Rabbi Akiva Street Shwarma and Falafel Landau 3.5/5 Not too expensive. Ok food

Haifa Region
by ProIsrael
NameLocationTypeHechsherReview
Achla           **                  **                  Rabanut 5/5 Not too expensive amazing salads and best Pargiot I have ever had. It is a nice place to come with your family as well as a semi romantic location. with on request mehadrin meat
Atika           **                  **                  Mehadrin                4/5 Pre Fixe menu. Fantastic food not a lot to choose from though
Japan Japan Sushi            *                  *                  Mehadrin Last time I ate there                3.5/5 Chinese/Japan food 3.5/5 there are always Groupons for this place.       
Shaleh Milchig place           Kiryat Motzkin                  *                  *                great for breakfast or lunch sit down type place Badats Agudas Yisroel       
Cafe Gregg           Kiryat Ata and a location in the main mall Lev Hamifratz                  *                  just be careful as one is treif in the mall and the other mehadrin                *       
Habima           Kiryat Ata                  *                  *                Sushi Food is 4/5       
Mommas Schnitzel           Kiryat Shmuel                  *                  Mehadrin                4/5 Good fast service         
Pizza Plus          Kiryat Shmuel                              *                  Mehadrin                *       
  Pizza Kiryat Yam          Kiryat Yam                  **                  **                Mehadrin       
Gilato Cafe          Kiryat Shmuel                             **                  Badatz                **       


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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #860 on: July 21, 2022, 03:17:44 PM »
There are people in the leadership who are well known not be honest.

I personally eat dairy but not meat unless I can find info on specific Shechita.
Nothing. ETA Maybe certain parts of animals according to some Poskim, unlike RMF, that Asheknazim should not eat it since they lack Mesorah.

not honest that triclkles down to affect kashrus/shechita?
which parts is Machpoud meikel.  I doubt beis yosef shechita practically compromies ashkenazi laws?

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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #861 on: July 21, 2022, 03:21:08 PM »
There are people in the leadership who are well known not be honest.

I personally eat dairy but not meat unless I can find info on specific Shechita.
Nothing. ETA Maybe certain parts of animals according to some Poskim, unlike RMF, that Asheknazim should not eat it since they lack Mesorah.

RMF?

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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #862 on: July 21, 2022, 03:39:21 PM »
I doubt beis yosef shechita practically compromies ashkenazi laws?
It doesn't


which parts is Machpoud meikel.
RMF?

Kula is probably not the right word but he's machshir Sirloin and Fillet Mignon that some Ashkenazi poskim held we can't rely on because we don't have a Mesorah how to do it. I believe RMF held that we can rely on their Messorah.
״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר – יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #863 on: July 21, 2022, 03:53:32 PM »
  I believe that is the shitah of Rabbi Tendler, Source that Rav Moshe held that way?
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #864 on: July 21, 2022, 03:57:21 PM »
Straight out in IG"M
You're right I just found it Y"D 2 42.
It's just interesting that the one who I asked, someone who generally follows the psakim of Rav Moshe, said to avoid these fancy meats in Machpoud restaurants.
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #865 on: July 21, 2022, 04:02:30 PM »
You're right I just found it Y"D 2 42.
It's just interesting that the one who I asked, someone who generally follows the psakim of Rav Moshe, said to avoid these fancy meats in Machpoud restaurants.
I asked and was told it was fine.
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #866 on: July 21, 2022, 04:05:30 PM »
their issue might not be the nikur
specifically the fancy meats that don't really mean the same thing here and we discuss that regular burgers are fine because they wouldn't use those cuts for burgers and even if a bit was mixed in, a chumrah is battel b'rov.
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #867 on: July 21, 2022, 04:05:50 PM »
I asked and was told it was fine.
if your relying on his hashgacha, it would seem to be.
Rumor has it that although he held there was an actual minhag not to eat אחוריים, Harav MYLL went to learn nikur by R Machpud , שלא תשכח תורת ניקור

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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #868 on: July 21, 2022, 04:06:39 PM »
specifically the fancy meats that don't really mean the same thing here and we discuss that regular burgers are fine because they wouldn't use those cuts for burgers and even if a bit was mixed in, a chumrah is battel b'rov.
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #869 on: July 21, 2022, 04:19:30 PM »
Rav Ovadias ztl hecsher you would not touch?

Is he there supervising or even setting policy? Did you get his comments about the Poland cheese fiasco that was under Badatz Beit-Yosef?

Give me a break, invoking his name at this point is just a marketing tactic just like the meaningless words "badatz" and "mehadrin".
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #870 on: July 21, 2022, 05:12:10 PM »
Is he there supervising or even setting policy? Did you get his comments about the Poland cheese fiasco that was under Badatz Beit-Yosef?

Give me a break, invoking his name at this point is just a marketing tactic just like the meaningless words "badatz" and "mehadrin".

didnt he and his sons set the tone intially?  I always assumed it was a strong hechser with a stringent laws etccc

where are they lenient these days?

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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #871 on: July 21, 2022, 06:07:50 PM »
Rav Ovadias ztl hecsher you would not touch?
Is he there supervising or even setting policy?
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #872 on: July 21, 2022, 06:10:26 PM »
didnt he and his sons set the tone intially?  I always assumed it was a strong hechser with a stringent laws etccc

where are they lenient these days?

Never assume. From what I read online it is his youngest son Moshe who runs it (and might have been the one to establish it). Not really well known as a torah figure like some of his brothers.

If you ask around people in the know, it doesn't have a very good reputation (neither does the other hechsher involved in the Poland cheese fiasco - the common denominator between those two is that they are run by business people rather than Halachic authorities).
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #873 on: July 21, 2022, 06:12:28 PM »
:o

Do you have any substantive comment?
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« Reply #874 on: July 21, 2022, 06:18:14 PM »
Never assume. From what I read online it is his youngest son Moshe who runs it (and might have been the one to establish it). Not really well known as a torah figure like some of his brothers.

If you ask around people in the know, it doesn't have a very good reputation (neither does the other hechsher involved in the Poland cheese fiasco - the common denominator between those two is that they are run by business people rather than Halachic authorities).
The vast majority of them are just as in it for the money.

אל תתיראי מן הפרושין ולא ממי שאינן פרושין, אלא מן הצבועים שדומים לפרושין; שמעשיהם מעשה זמרי ומבקשים שכר כפינחס

Its a morbidly embarrassing Chilul Hashem how these Kashrus Agencies treat proprietors who switch to a competing Kashrus. And yes, I know it firsthand.

The main reason Beis Yosef isn't up to par is that their Tzibbur isn't as Machmir and doesn't hold them to the same standard. (That includes R Ovadia's Psakim as opposed to mainstream Ashkenazi poskim, although not the main problem)

״וזה כלל גדול: שישנא אדם כל דבר שקר. וכל מה שיוסיף שנאה לדרכי השקר – יוסיף אהבה לתורה.״ - אורחות צדיקים

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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #875 on: July 21, 2022, 06:26:14 PM »
Do you have any substantive comment?
Yes. We're you really asking if someone who passed away 9 years ago is active in a current operation?
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #876 on: July 21, 2022, 06:38:47 PM »
Yes. We're you really asking if someone who passed away 9 years ago is active in a current operation?
When this Rebbe died, he really died!
I think that is exactly his point. In what way is it
Rav Ovadias ztl hecsher?
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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #877 on: July 21, 2022, 06:48:40 PM »
The vast majority of them are just as in it for the money.

אל תתיראי מן הפרושין ולא ממי שאינן פרושין, אלא מן הצבועים שדומים לפרושין; שמעשיהם מעשה זמרי ומבקשים שכר כפינחס

Its a morbidly embarrassing Chilul Hashem how these Kashrus Agencies treat proprietors who switch to a competing Kashrus. And yes, I know it firsthand.

The main reason Beis Yosef isn't up to par is that their Tzibbur isn't as Machmir and doesn't hold them to the same standard. (That includes R Ovadia's Psakim as opposed to mainstream Ashkenazi poskim, although not the main problem)
that's a pretty harsh statement. I don't know which most your referring too.
I suspect I have significantly more firsthand knowledge about Kashrus practices both in the US and Israel, and while there is, unfortunately, a lot of rif-raf amongst small and large agencies alike, that's still quite harsh.
.   I think it's incorrect to say that most individuals are in it solely for the money.
Our agency, and many other communal agencies, lose money certifying food service establishments every day.
Believe it or not, we sit for the community.
For 18months of COVID our agency didn't charge a dollar for community food service mad even subsidized the pay for a working mashgichim (what's know in Israel as a ne'eman Kashrut).
Despite all the negativity, there's still some idealism out there.

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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #878 on: July 21, 2022, 07:33:18 PM »
beis yosef shechita

No such thing

Never assume. From what I read online it is his youngest son Moshe who runs it (and might have been the one to establish it). Not really well known as a torah figure like some of his brothers.

If you ask around people in the know, it doesn't have a very good reputation (neither does the other hechsher involved in the Poland cheese fiasco - the common denominator between those two is that they are run by business people rather than Halachic authorities).

R Moshe does run it although it was started by R Ovadia and yes it hasn't had the best reputation(although R Yitzchak does eat it FWIW) but there have been efforts over the years to improve the operations. It's definitely not what it was in the earlier years. There have been times when people I trust have said it's good, although I've recently been told to stay away from the meat as someone integral on the meat side has left the organization.

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Re: Restaurants In Israel Master Thread
« Reply #879 on: July 21, 2022, 07:33:32 PM »
that's a pretty harsh statement. I don't know which most your referring too.
I suspect I have significantly more firsthand knowledge about Kashrus practices both in the US and Israel, and while there is, unfortunately, a lot of rif-raf amongst small and large agencies alike, that's still quite harsh.
.   I think it's incorrect to say that most individuals are in it solely for the money.
Our agency, and many other communal agencies, lose money certifying food service establishments every day.
Believe it or not, we sit for the community.
For 18months of COVID our agency didn't charge a dollar for community food service mad even subsidized the pay for a working mashgichim (what's know in Israel as a ne'eman Kashrut).
Despite all the negativity, there's still some idealism out there.

Thanks for the sober and fair post.

There are some hechsherim that are known to have been established for political reasons. When politics plays an underlying role, it could taint the standards even beyond the financial motivations.
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