'Kashrut Law is bad; increases corruption'

Rabbi Rafi Feuerstein explains why he torpedoed MK Smotrich's law to improve kashrut: 'We demanded basic kosher package for traditionals.'Eliran Aharon, 8/29/2018, 5:04 PM

Attorney General threatens Chief Rabbinate

AG threatens unless kosher supervisor's wages severed from business owners as Supreme Court ordered, kashrut monopoly will be canceled.Mordechai Sones, 8/15/2018, 2:34 PM

Tzohar's kashrut agency suffers a major blow

Attorney General rules restaurants cannot display certificates from kashrut organizations other than the Chief Rabbinate.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/12/2018, 8:24 PM

Tzohar is wrong: We need a national kashrut system in the Jewish State

Response to Rabbi Eliezer Melamed's article in favor of the Tzohar private kashrut initiative established to compete with the Chief Rabbinate's official nationwide certification in an attempt to replace it.Rabbi Baruch Efrati, 6/4/2018, 1:48 PM

'They're trying to undermine the Rabbinate'

Shas MK attacks Tzohar rabbis following establishment of alternative kashrut, 'They didn't accept losing the Chief Rabbinate elections.'Hezki Baruch - Mordechai Sones, 2/26/2018, 4:29 PM

Kosher competition? Tzohar launches new Kashrut authority

Rabbinical group opens alternative Kashrut authority to certify Israeli restaurants, ending Rabbinate monopoly on certification.Yoni Kempinski, 2/26/2018, 1:02 PM

The IBA “investigation” of the Rabbinate’s Kosher Certification

Israel Broadcasting Authority or Anti-Religious Broadcasting Authority? Skewed reporting and investigating is rampant in the case of the Rabbinate's kashrut certification- and not only there.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 11/8/2017, 4:53 PM

Rabbi Stav: Privatize 'kashrut monopoly'

Chairman of liberal Tzohar rabbis' organization calls to create Orthodox alternatives to kashrut offered by Chief Rabbinate.Mordechai Sones, 3/29/2017, 1:47 PM

'Privatizing kashrut certification will lead to lower standards'

Supreme Court to rule on petition to allow other bodies besides Rabbinate to grant kashrut certification.Yoel Domb, 2/21/2017, 1:32 PM

Kashrut certification procedures to be revised?

The committee supervising Kashrut certifications is recommending significant changes in Kashrut regulations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2017, 10:41 AM

'Hypocrisy of the first order'

Supreme Court to hear Reform petition Tuesday seeking to allow private kashrut certification, end Chief Rabbinate monopoly.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 3:20 PM

Bill: Privatize kashrut

Proposal seeks to transfer kashrut authority from Chief Rabbinate to private "kashrut corporations."Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2017, 1:24 PM

Report: Rabbinate to privatize Kashrut supervision

Proposed new plan would reduce Rabbinate's role to regulator of Kashrut, in dramatic departure from current statusShai Landesman, 6/26/2016, 9:27 AM

Leading rabbis call for female kashrut supervisors

Rabbis Israel Rosen and Ratzon Arusi say women can be allowed into the profession, with caveats.Arutz Sheva staff, 12/20/2015, 1:18 PM

No More Kosher Food from Egypt

Violence in Egypt finally puts an end to kosher food exports.Maayana Miskin, 8/23/2013, 9:37 AM

New in Tel Aviv: Tech-Friendly Kosher Certificate

New technology allows diners to check kosher certification themselves.Maayana Miskin, 5/12/2013, 12:44 PM

What Makes for Tasty (Kosher) Borekas? It's All in the Shape

The heads of Israel's kashrut establishment emphasized the importance of sticking to the "borekas protocol".David Lev, 2/7/2013, 11:49 AM

Rabbinate: New Year's Eve Parties 'Not Kosher'

The Chief Rabbinate warned hotels and restaurants that their kashrut certificates were at risk if they held New Year's Eve partiesDavid Lev, 12/23/2012, 11:28 PM