‘Selective’ enforcement of kashrut law by rabbinate akin to mafia say activists

“If you run your restaurant with a rabbinate kashrut license here you might as well just close down,” an ice-cream parlour worker in the haredi Jerusalem neighborhood of Geula told The Jerusalem Post this week.

This sentiment reflects the widespread phenomenon in which many restaurants and other food businesses, particularly in haredi neighborhoods, utilize the kashrut services of what are known as “badatz” and “mehadrin” kashrut authorities without obtaining a kashrut license from the local rabbinate.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Selective-enforcement-of-kashrut-law-by-rabbinate-akin-to-mafia-say-activists-456860

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