Jezebel Owner Anticipated Name Change As 'Concession'

OU asked that racy artwork be removed from restrooms, owner Henry Stimler says.
03/05/2013 - 19:00
Assistant Managing Editor

An owner of the restaurant formerly known as Jezebel says the idea to ditch the biblical troublemaker’s name was decided before the Orthodox Union took over kosher certification last week.

Henry Stimler, left, with partner Menachm Sendrowicz and chef Chris Mitchell. Photo courtesy JSoHo

OU Banishes Jezebel From Soho

02/26/2013 - 19:00
Assistant Managing Editor

Jezebel is history.

The Queen of Israel who built temples to pagan gods and led her husband, King Ahab, astray will no longer receive tribute in the form of a kosher eatery in downtown Manhattan that bears her sinful name.

Dethroned: Manhattan kosher restaurant, formerly Jezebel, is now JSoho. Miyan Levenson
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