This week, The Kashrus Agency of Montreal, MK, brought in Rabbi Yossi Eisen, an expert on Hilchos Tolaim to speak to the community. Sunday night, over 400 men and women from across the city came to hear Rabbi Eisen speak at the Chabad Montreal Torah Center • Full Story, Pictures
This week, Rabbi Yossi Eisen, a world-renowned expert in Kashrus and Hilchos Tolaim, was in Montreal for a whirlwind 48-hour visit to share his insights on how to clean and prepare fruits and vegetables.
“I was impressed with the comprehensive approach of MK and the strength of the organization’s leadership and commitment to ensuring Montrealers benefit from the highest quality of kosher food,” noted Rabbi Eisen. “At the same time I was overwhelmed by the interest in preparing fruits and vegetables in keeping with our high Halachic standards, from the students I met at the different schools to the impressive crowds that came to learn at the public lectures.”
Rabbi Yossi Eisen is the chief administrator of the Five Towns Far Rockaway Kashrus agency in New York City. Rabbi Eisen is a world expert in the subject of Hilchos Tolaim and removing infestation from fruits and vegetables.
On Sunday evening Rabbi Eisen met with the rabbinical leadership of the Jewish Community Council, a representation of different rabbonim from all the communities of the city and then made a multimedia presentation entitled “Tell the Bug to Bug Off” to over 400 community members at the Chabad Montreal Torah Centre. The following afternoon, Rabbi Eisen came to Beth Rivkah of Montreal and provided a tutorial on checking fruits and vegetables for the girls.
“Our goal in inviting the Rabbi was to send out a positive message about the preparation of kosher food and the importance of following the rules and regulations that have been set to ensure the Kosher standards and well being of Jewish Montrealers,” explained Rabbi Saul Emanuel, executive director of the MK, “His dynamic and informative was a practical tutorial on how to identify and remove infestation.”
MK – Canada’s Kosher Certifier certifies over 850 companies across Canada including close to 100 establishments, caterers and shuls across the island of Montreal. MK Canada Kosher has 8 Rabbonim from across thedifferent communities in the city who meet weekly. MK is known worldwide as a highly respected Kosher Certification agency.