Quantcast

Jewish Journal

JewishJournal.com

January 9, 2012

Kosher hot dogs score in debut at Kansas U. hoops

http://www.jewishjournal.com/food/article/kosher_hot_dogs_score_in_debut_at_kansas_u_hoops_20120109

Spectators at a University of Kansas men’s basketball game relished the chance to buy kosher hot dogs, selling out the stand in its debut.

The local Chabad-Lubavitch Center for Jewish Student Life, in conjunction with concessioner Centerplate and local businessman Jim Badzin, opened the kosher hot dog stand at the Allen Fieldhouse on Dec. 29, according to Chabad.org. The stand will be open until halftime, according to the website.

Chabad says it the first kosher concession at a major college sports venue.

Hundreds of Jewish students and alumni from around Kansas, the Midwest and elsewhere attend the popular Jayhawks games, according to Chabad House director Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel. Nearly 10 percent of KU students identify as Jewish.

JewishJournal.com is produced by TRIBE Media Corp., a non-profit media company whose mission is to inform, connect and enlighten community
through independent journalism. TRIBE Media produces the 150,000-reader print weekly Jewish Journal in Los Angeles – the largest Jewish print
weekly in the West – and the monthly glossy Tribe magazine (TribeJournal.com). Please support us by clicking here.

© Copyright 2014 Tribe Media Corp.
All rights reserved. JewishJournal.com is hosted by Nexcess.net
Web Design & Development by Hop Studios 0.2661 / 41