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      Archive: 7/1/2013

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        7/1/2013, Tammuz 23, 5773

      Chief Rabbinate Announces Summer Kosher Regulations

      The Chief Rabbinate Kashrut Department has announced some Kashrut regulations, particularly for the summer vacation:

      1. Make sure the restaurant or wedding hall has an original, up-to-date Kashrut certificate issued by the local Rabbinate.

      2. Call the Kashrut supervisor and get first-hand information on the establishment's standards.

      3. When lodging at hotels or bungalows, make sure all elevators electric eyes and electronic sensors are approved for permissible Sabbath use.