The VAAD wishes everyone a happy and safe 4th of July weekend!
09/01/16: Important Notice Regarding Terra International Cuisine Restaurant
Please be advised that beginning Friday, September 30, 2016, Terra International Cuisine Restaurant will NO LONGER be under the supervision of the Vaad HaKashruth Of The Capital District.
07/16/18: Information regarding the OV (Vaad Hoeir Of St. Louis) symbol
The Vaad of St. Louis has been certifying kosher products for over 80 years. With the current trend of Vegan certified foods flooding the market, manufacturers have been using the trademarked (OV) symbol to connote Vegan status on many products NOT kosher supervised. If you encounter any products with a questionable OV symbol contact firstname.lastname@example.org or text message to 314-690-1674 with a picture of the item.
12/15/16: Important Notice Regarding New Mt. Pleasant Bakery, Schenectady
Please be advised that beginning Sunday, January 1, 2017, New Mt. Pleasant Bakery in Schenectady will NO LONGER be under the supervision of the Vaad HaKashruth Of The Capital District.
11/03/17: Albany Eruv Update
The Albany Eruv is UP and operational again - we thank you for your patience and understanding during the upgrade/repair work.
Vaad Hakashruth of the Capital District
08/15/16: SUNY Kosher Kitchen
Starting Fall 2016, the SUNY Kosher Kitchen, previously located at Dutch Quad, has relocated to Indian Quad. Hours are S: 9am-8pm, M-R: 7am-8pm, F: 7am-3pm. Meat (Glatt Kosher).
05/12/17: Kashruth Update
Please be advised Mastroianni Bread and Rolls bear an unauthorized Vaad HaKashruth Of Capital District - Pas Yisroel symbol on the packaging. They are currently NOT under Vaad supervision. Corrective actions have been taken.
10/26/17: Albany Eruv Update
Please be advised that the Albany Eruv will be DOWN this week (Shabbat - Parashat Lech-Lecha; 10/27-10/28) due to upgrade/repair work on the eruv throughout this weekend before the winter begins. Please make appropriate arrangements prior to the beginning of Shabbat. We expect the eruv to be operational by next Shabbat.
05/28/18: Early Shabbat During the Summer Months
Please note that during the summer, Friday evening services begin earlier than regular Candle lighting time. Congregation Beth Abraham Jacob ("Beth Abe") begins at 7:00 pm and Congregation Shomray Torah ("Shteeble") begins at 7:30 pm.