When ingredients are needed at the last minute, restaurant employees commonly run out to purchase them from local stores. As a result, restaurants require more hands-on supervision by the certifying agency.
Because of the special problems that can arise in restaurants, it is not sufficient to have a supervisor who comes in on a hit-or-miss basis. Restaurants, caterers, and takeout stores-particularly establishments that prepare or serve meat products-have special kosher concerns that can be met only by a full-time supervisor.
As a Jewish boy living in a warm, talkative household, I grew up around the sounds of intellectual debate. My parents always encouraged spirited inquiry into our Jewish heritage, and I remember many dinner table conversations revolving around Jewish themes and values.
A TALMUD TALE
The play tells the ancient story of Rakhel and Rabbi Akiba, the shepherd who became the father of the Talmud. In this scene, Akiba, still a shepherd, shows up at the Beit Midrash in the middle of the night, seeking a place