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Turkey and the Gaza Flotilla: For Israelis, There Goes Another Friend

With loss of Turkey — once a leading vacation destination — life in the Jewish state feels even lonelier.
06/07/2010 - 20:00
Israel Correspondent

Jerusalem — There was a time, not very long ago, when Israelis had a friend in the Muslim world. As bad as things got with the Palestinians, the Syrians, the Lebanese, Israelis could point to Turkey as a solid bulwark against near total isolation in the Muslim world.

It was a salve to the Israeli psyche.

Israelis are reeling in the aftermath of last week’s flotilla attack.

Burger King Leaving Israel

05/10/2010 - 20:00

(JTA) — Hold the pickle, hold the lettuce ... and everything else. Israel’s 55 Burger King fast food restaurants, some of which are kosher, will soon close and reopen as Israeli Burger Ranch restaurants, the Israeli business daily Globes reported.

Orgad Holdings, the company that owns franchise rights to Burger King in Israel and the full owner of the Burger Ranch chain, made the announcement this week. Burger Ranch operates 52 outlets in Israel.

Keep The Schmaltz, Hold The Trans Fat

11/02/2006 - 19:00
Staff Writer
My Most Favorite Food, a popular kosher restaurant and bakery in mid-Manhattan, next week joins the likes of KFC, Burger King and the manufacturers of Girl Scout cookies in looking for a new ingredient. All they want is a fat chance: an ingredient that does not contain trans fat, that is. With a ban on trans fat looming over all New York City restaurants, My Most Favorite is about to experiment with an oil (without trans fat but with an acceptable kashrut heksher) that will be used in most of its pareve bakery products, said Scott Magram, chief executive officer.
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