Keeping Kosher In Kansas City Proves Costly

Sure, the lead image is campy but we still kinda like it . . . We actually stole it from city hall back when they had better branding and wanted to convince locals of their decisions.

Meanwhile, check this local faith community reporting ahead of the festival of lights . . .

Standards paired with inflation have added to the price tag of kosher items.

"In general, food products have gone up maybe 10, 20 percent," said Mizrahi, who oversees kosher certifications. "When it comes to kosher products, sometimes that’s as high as 70, 80 percent that we’ve seen increase in the last year."

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Keeping kosher could mean heftier grocery store bills

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Sunday marks the first day of Hanukkah. Part of the eight-day celebration of light for the Jewish community includes spending time around a table enjoying brisket, latkes, potatoes and doughnuts. "It's not the healthiest festival," joked Rabbi Isaac Mizrahi, executive director of the Vaad Hakashruth of Kansas City.