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Kosher for Pesach – Grocery Stores 

The following local stores are selling Kosher for Pesach (KFP) items this year: Kosher Gourmet – The entire store is KFP except for one designated chametz section in the back right of the store. Kroger and Publix (Toco Hills) – These stores have designated Passover sections. Sometimes non KFP items

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Beth Jacob – Pesach Expo

Beth Jacob’s Pesach Expo will be held this Sunday, March 26 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm. There will be two mini pre-Pesach classes given by the AKC at the event. 

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Gerber – Baby Foods

Although last year there were some Gerber baby foods that were Kosher for Pesach even without a KFP, this year none of the Gerber baby foods are Kosher for Pesach.

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Informational Articles


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