Letter from Bahrain: A Jew at the Arab table (originally published by JTA http://www.jta.org/2010/12/09/life-religion/letter-from-bahrain-a-jew-at-the-arab-table) By Shai FranklinDecember 9, 2010 12:09am MANAMA, Bahrain (JTA) — It’s not often an observant Jew like me, living in New York, gets to spend Chanukah with a bunch of Arab diplomats in the Persian Gulf. But I found myself warmly welcomed … Continue reading Letter from Bahrain: A Jew at the Arab table
LAKEWOOD, N.J., March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Labriute Meals based in Lakewood NJ announced today that it has completed Operation Military Passover Meals and that all of the brave men and women in all branches of U.S. military will be able to enjoy Kosher for Passover meals wherever they are. Labriute Meals was awarded an exclusive … Continue reading Labriute Meals Completes Passover Meals Military Operation
In only just a few short weeks we will be celebrating our 5777th year! While we apologize for the self-promoting nature of this blog, we believe that it is important nonetheless. Some of our brave men and women will celebrate the ‘chagim’ away from home; while their sacrifice allows us to worship and enjoy this … Continue reading To Our Brave Jewish Soldiers
Kosher MREs Rushed to USS Ship. When one of our incredible USS Navy ships is about to sail to the Middle East and kosher meals are not on board, Labriute goes into action. We received the call late Friday about a Navy ship that was sailing the next day. With Shabbos around the corner, all … Continue reading When the Navy calls, Labriute answers
I was recently invited to attend and present at the JCC/JWB’s Biennial 2016 meeting in Baltimore. The JWB, “since 1917, has been to safeguard the rights, fulfill the spiritual needs, combat the loneliness and isolation and honor the service of Jews in the United States armed forces. We endorse Jewish chaplains to the Department of Defense … Continue reading And the Honor was all mine
It has become common sense that the day-to-day intake of fresh fruits and vegetables is a key to maintaining good health. When we make a trip away from home, or away from civilization at large, however, the game changes a bit. Not only will we have limited access to fresh, clean produce – our needs … Continue reading Food. The right kind of fuel, especially when you’re on-the-go or away from home.
Can anyone Eat Kosher? Of course they can, and many do with good reason. The meaning of Kosher in the context of food mainly deals with the way food is selected and prepared. While for Jews, the implications of eating Kosher food may ultimately be spiritual in nature, the process of determining what is Kosher … Continue reading Can Non Jews East Kosher?