At the initiative of Alshi (Avreichim Lema'an Shearis
Yisroel) a special food center has opened in Jerusalem,
where a wide variety of food products with the hechsher
of the Badatz of Shearis Yisroel are sold. This important
initiative was praised the city's bnei Torah.
For a long time, various elements have been attempting to
prevent the marketing of products with the Shearis
hechsher hamehudar in Jerusalem stores and
supermarkets, despite the demand of the Torah community for
An extensive investigation has indicated that the
intervention of these elements caused serious inconvenience
to bnei Torah who prefer Shearis products.
The investigation also revealed that grocers and supermarket
owners to whom complaints were directed tried to just push
off their large clientele with various excuses. As a result,
Alshi set up of a place where one can purchase a wide
selection of products with the Shearis hechsher, the
hechsher preferred by bnei Torah.
The sale takes place in the Shearis Yisroel food center under
the management of Machsan Habasar. Machsan Habasar has been
successfully functioning for a long time, offering special
services and reduced prices on a wide variety of meat and
The food center directors have announced that food products
will be sold at very low prices, and that they will soon
expand their line of products for the benefit of the bnei
Torah community of Jerusalem. For orders, call: 02-
6510644, or 02-6426598.
Meanwhile, a campaign to reduce the prices of Taam Man
poultry has been has been enthusiastically received by
bnei Torah and the entire chareidi community. Taam Man
poultry is under the supervision of the Badatz of Shearis
Yisroel. The campaign was organized by Alshi to encourage the
sale of chickens with the Shearis hechsher which our
great poskim have said should be preferred by bnei
The special price offered by Alshi during the campaign is NIS
18.95 per kilogram for chickens of sizes 1-3.