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This label is on many products in Israel. In my experience, most people do trust the sticker labels; however, to be safe, when you see a product with the kosher certification stuck on a sticker to the box, it certainly cannot hurt to call the certifying agency to confirm that they do supervise that particular item. As a separate issue, many people do not ...


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My speculative, unresearched reason for this custom is that it's based on the Gemara and Shulchan Arukh's edict to eat foods which increase sperm on Friday night. In medieval times, it was believed that chickpeas was one such food. Interestingly, based on the sources brought down in Mishna B'rura, we may also explain why the chickpeas are served with black ...


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Let's address the particular product in question. From the Star-K: Misconception 5 - Frozen fruits or vegetables bearing kosher certification are pre-checked for toloyim [bugs] and are halachically insect-free. This is not necessarily so. Some certifications certify that the product does not require any further checking; other organizations may ...


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Rabbi Daniel Neustadt says the following in note 3 of Weekly Halacha Several sources report that the Chafetz Chayim eventually changed his ruling and exempted cooked fruits served as dessert from a blessing; see Orchos Rabbeinu 66 and Vezos ha-Berachah, pg. 78. [Others dispute that the Chafetz Chayim changed his ruling.] Reportedly, Harav A. ...



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