03/14/21: Passover 5781/2021: Please review guides from the cRC, OU, and Star-K  regarding specific Passover items. Please feel free to contact the Vaad or your local Orthodox Rabbi with any specific questions. Please click for a fillable PDF for the Vaad Mechirat Chametz (Sale of Chametz) form. Please email to vhcd51@yahoo.com by 10 pm on 3/25/21.


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  ykowalsky@ovkosher.org or text message to 314-690-1674 with a picture of the item.

10/19/18: Colonie Price Chopper Kosher Store Website
The Kosher Store at Colonie Price Chopper (1892 Central Ave.) is pleased to present its newly designed website (https://www.pricechopper.com/kosher-store) to make it more accessible to customers! Please check it out and feel free to spread the word! Under VHCD supervision.


03/18/21: Passover 5781/2021: Please click for important Guidelines for Erev Pesach (Eve of Passover) that occurs on Shabbat. The holiday starts on Motzei Shabbat (Saturday night). 

      Vaad Hakashruth of the Capital District

UPDATED 3/12/2021