Establishments with a Sukka for 5780

Establishments with a Sukka for 5780 The following establishments plan to have a Sukka for the year 5780 (2019).  We do not have the opportunity to inspect each Sukka before the Chag: Hillel – University of Pennsylvania Hillel – Temple University House of Kosher Mikva Israel Sholom Pizzeria  

“Pick Your Own” and other alerts

Keystone-K appreciates that our sister agencies generously share their knowledge base.  The following are a number of alerts that may be of interest to you: It is recommended that corn on the cob should be unhusked and washed well before cooking, microwaving, or grilling. Pick your own and organic blueberries have a higher rate of … Continued

Keystone-K Kosher for Passover Establishments

Kosher for Pesach Food Available at Local Establishments The contact information for each establishment can be found under “ESTABLISHMENTS” The following is a list of establishments under Keystone-K supervision that offer Kosher for Pesach items as described.  Unless clearly stated, our supervision is Kosher for Pesach for both Ashkenazim and Sefardim. Savvati Caterers is planning … Continued

Keystone-K – Updated Romaine Lettuce Health Alert & Raw Vegetables

  Kislev 19, 5779 November 27, 2018   The CDC has updated its alert regarding Romaine lettuce.  You may find further information at the following link: https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/general/1630915/us-officials-its-ok-to-eat-some-romaine-lettuce-again.html   While I cannot accept legal responsibility for the following information, I am sharing it for those people who may find it helpful.   Pos’Tiv and Kosher Gardens … Continued

V-Coffee on Shabbos

V-Coffee on Shabbos A new way of manufacturing instant coffee is becoming popular.  Coffee produced in this manner is touted as tasting better and being healthier.  The process for producing “V-Coffee” does not involve any pre-cooking  of all the coffee powder, but rather, air-roasting and grinding a portion of the powder.   It is roasted by … Continued

Sukkas Available / And a List of All Keystone-K Establishments

The following is the list of all the establishments under Keystone-K / Community Kashrus of Greater Philadelphia supervision.  If you hear of any establishments that are not on this list claiming to be under our supervision, please notify us.   We note establishments that report having a sukka.  As many establishments put up Sukkas shortly … Continued

Pas Yisroel – Jewish Baked Goods

Pas Yisroel – Jewish Baked Goods Rosh HaShona 5779 Sources Yoreh Deah 112, Orach Chaim and Mishna Brura 242, 422/423, Orchos Chaim l’ha’Rash   During the Aseres Yimai Teshuva, between Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur, there is a widespread mihhag that even people that do not eat Pas Yisroel during the rest of the year … Continued

STAR-K Starbucks Alert

Our fellow AKO member, Star-K of Baltimore, sent out the following alert dated – July 13, 2018. As many people have been making use of the Star-K list regarding Starbucks we are sharing the Star-K update.  The status of any particular Starbucks may vary.  It is recommended that you follow the guidance of your own … Continued