The owner of the Jerusalem tea house Halita’tea was surprised to learn he would have to pay more to keep his kashrut certificate because his new business partner is of Russian descent.
Jerusalem restaurant: Rabbinate charging more for kashrut certification due to Russian, Ethiopian workers (Haaretz)
Owner of Halita’tea teahouse says Rabbinate acted at best without just cause and at worst out of racism or bigotry (Sep 3)
Photo: Halita’tea owners Leon Schwartz, and Gabriel Piamenta, in front of the teahouse. Michal Ben Or