Commack Kosher Caterers Deli & Market

Suffolk County's Kosher Butcher Closes

03/10/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

When the owner of Suffolk County’s only kosher butcher successfully challenged New York State’s kosher law in 2000, Brian Yarmeisch won a victory for non-Orthodox Jews. The law, he claimed, had been tailored to Orthodox standards of kashrut, and Yarmeisch’s kosher certifier was a local Conservative rabbi.

A shuttered Commack Kosher. “The community failed me,” shop’s owner says.  Meryl Ain
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