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  • Schwartz Bakery leaves RCC for Kehilla

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    May 29, 2013 | 10:31 am

    Schwartz Bakery, a kosher bakery and caterer with six retail locations across Los Angeles, has dropped the Rabbinical Council of California (RCC) as its kosher certifier. The 59-year-old family-owned business announced the news on May 20, posting on its Facebook page a photograph...

  • Who is to blame for the Doheny Meat scandal?

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    March 29, 2013 | 12:22 pm

    We are.

    Let me explain.

    Rav Shraga Feivel Zimmerman, the current Chief Rabbi of Gateshead, England, spoke in the aftermath of a major kashrut scandal which rocked Monsey, NY, in 2006. He recalled the story of the Prophet Jonah that we read on Yom Kippur afternoon. The story...

  • Do You Really Know What You’re Buying? Another Kosher Scandal!

    By Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz

    March 29, 2013 | 6:08 am

    The rabbis teach that the paradigmatic case of chillul Hashem (descreation of the Name of G-d) is how we buy and sell meat (Yoma 86a). That's why what seems to be the most recent scandal this week is another major blow to the credibility of American kosher establishments.


  • Doheny Kosher scandal: What took RCC so long? [UPDATED]

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 27, 2013 | 9:11 pm

    [UPDATE, MARCH 28] Rabbi Yakov Vann, the RCC's director of Kashrut Services, said in an email to The Journal on Thursday that the RCC is reviewing "all aspects of its protocols" and considering "all information relating to what took place at Doheny Meats." Vann said the RCC will...

  • Pico-Robertson butcher shop stripped of kosher certification by RCC

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    March 25, 2013 | 3:32 pm

    Less than 36 hours before the start of Passover, a high-end distributor and retailer of kosher meat located in the Pico-Robertson neighborhood has had its kosher certification revoked by the Rabbinical Council of California (RCC).

    Doheny Glatt Kosher Meats had its certification...