Clarification Regarding Incident at Foozo

It was brought to our attention this week that a non Jewish worker from Foozo entered the restaurant last Shabbos at around 5:00 PM to prepare dough. This was done without the permission or the knowledge of the owner. He had been given an allowance to enter the restaurant after Shabbos to make certain preparations […]

Behind the Scenes of Kashrus – Part 1

What does it mean when we send out an email stating that “due to violations of Kosher Miami policies, such and such an establishment is no longer under Kosher Miami supervision and certification”? We hope the following explanation will not only clarify this particular issue but will also shed some light on the procedures and […]

Mashgiach Appreciation Shabbaton

An article that appeared in the June 2, 2011 edition of South Florida Jewish Home. Mashgiach Appreciation Shabbaton in South Florida. Orthodox Rabbinical Board and Kosher Miami Share Spotlight. By Rabbi Moshe Berger, Operations Manager for ORB. “I have goose bumps.” “Mamash gevaldik,” marveled Rabbi Ephraim Shapiro, Rav of Congregation Shaarey Tefila, as he addressed […]

Announcing Kosher Dairy Miami – KDM

Effective right after Pesach, 5769, a new kosher symbol will be appearing in the greater Miami community. The   symbol will indicate that non Cholov Yisroel products are being served by that establishment. The halachic issue of cholov yisroel is one which has a range of legitimate opinions. In order to meet the needs of […]

Kosher Miami begins third year

(Miami, Florida). For decades, the kashrus needs of Miami have been served by a number of dedicated individuals and organizations which provided hashgacha to local establishments. In 2002, the ORC, the Orthodox Rabbincal Council of Miami, notified the establishments that it was ceasing to provide hashgacha services. As a result of the departure of the […]

Kosher Miami begins…

(Miami Beach, Florida) After seventeen months of planning, The Vaad HaKashrus of Miami is beginning to give hashgacha to local establishments and companies. Since September, 2003, Orthodox Rabbanim of Miami-Dade County have been working diligently to organize a new Vaad Hakashrus to serve the needs of the greater Miami community. “Kashrus supervision is the domain […]