KOSHER WARS ; HOW A RIGHT-WING BILLIONAIRE IS CHALLENGING A SECULAR ISRAEL ++ Politics and Pork
Macintyre, Donald, The Independent (London, England)
With robust insouciance for the sensitivities of all three great monotheistic religions, Hermina Schlinger eyed with satisfaction her large purchase of pork frankfurters at the checkout counter of Rishon Letzion's Tiv Taam supermarket yesterday and declared: "There it is: the Last Supper."
What Mrs Schlinger, 60, was referring to was the weekend announcement by the Russian-born billionaire Arkady Gaidamak that not only has he bought the entire Tiv Taam supermarket company but that he proposes to make its famous food counters kosher from now on. No more highly convenient, if defiantly non-religious, opening on Shabbat, till 8pm on Fridays and 10pm on Saturdays. No more …
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Publication information: Article title: KOSHER WARS ; HOW A RIGHT-WING BILLIONAIRE IS CHALLENGING A SECULAR ISRAEL ++ Politics and Pork. Contributors: Macintyre, Donald - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: June 12, 2007. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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