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Last update: July 19, 2018

AKO 2018 VAADIM CONFERENCE

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Sunday Evening

Goals and Introduction of Attendees
Rabbi Sholem Fishbane/AKO

Teraifos in Packaged Chicken
Rabbi Chaim Loike/OU
Rabbi Daniel Senter/KOF-K

Divrei Azkara for Rabbi Goldzweig

Hasgas Gevul
Rabbi Shmuel Fuerst, Dayan/Agudas Yisroel of Illinois
Rabbi Dovid Grossman, Dayan/Bais Havaad

Shidduchim-The Vaad's Role
Rabbi Shmuel Fuerst, Dayan/Agudas Yisroel of Illinois
Rabbi Tzodek Katz, Noted Shadchan

Monday Morning

AKO Transitions - Rabbi Dovid Jenkins/OU

Certification of a Food Service Mashgiach
Rabbi Avrohom Weinrib/AKO/Cincinnati Kosher

Shtaros for Pesach and Shabbos
Rabbi Shmuel Fuerst, Dayan/Agudas Yisroel of Illinois

The Do's and Don't's of Crisis Management
Mr. Menachem Lubinsky/Lubicom

Do Eggs Require Bishul Yisroel
Rabbi Doniel Neustadt, Rav/Pine River Village

Time Zone Shailos
Rabbi Shmuel Mayer Katz, Dayan/KOF-K

Ask the Posek
Rabbi Shmuel Fuerst, Dayan/Agudas Yisroel of Illinois
Rabbi Menachem Genack/OU
Rabbi Shmuel Mayer Katz/KOF-K
Dayan Rabbi Doniel Neustadt, Rav/Pine River Village
Moderated by Rabbi Ari Senter/KOF-K

Monday Afternoon

Non-Kashrus Shailos at Hotels
Rabbi Zev Smith, Rosh Mesivta/Yeshiva Torah Vodaas

Health Insurance for AKO Members

Three Minutes of Ideas

Video Cameras at Food Service Establishments
Rabbi Shimon Adler/Vaad of the Five Towns

Q&A for the AKO Executives
Rabbi Moshe Elefant/OU
Rabbi Saul Emanuel/MK
Rabbi Sholem Y. Fishbane/cRc
Rabbi Menachem Genack/OU
Rabbi Don Yoel Levy/OK
Rabbi Ari Senter/KOF-K
Moderated by Rabbi Nosson Dubin/HKA (Houston)

Rav Yaakov Yosef- Start of Modern Kashrus Oversight in the USA
Moderated by Rabbi Nosson Dubin/HKA (Houston)
Rabbi Yonah Landau, Author of The Rav Hakolel and His Generation

Warming Drawers and Hot Plates
Rabbi Moshe Chaim Kahan/KOF-K Dayan

Recollections on Rabbi Aharon Felder, Founding KOF-K Dayan (Video)

The $1000 Sandwich
Rabbi Simcha Bunim Cohen, Rav/Khal Ateres Yeshaya

Tuesday Morning

The Halachic and Moral Requirement for Disclosing Our Standards
to Consumers
Rabbi Berel Bell, Dayan/MK

Understanding and Accepting Israeli Hashgachos
Rabbi Shmuel Weiner/ZNT Kosher (Israel)
Rabbi Zalman Krems, Independent Kashrus Professional

Out-of-Town Kashrus
Rabbi Chaim Bruk/Vaad HaKashrus of Montana
Rabbi Shaul Gallor/Rhode Island Kosher
Rabbi Yitzchok Kowalsky/OV

Building Community Support for your Vaad
Rabbi Sholey Klein/Dallas-K

Technology and Kashrus
Rabbi Moshe Perlmutter, Independent Kashrus Professional

Tuesday Afternoon

Rating Food Service Establishments, An innovative, objective,
measure of standards

Rabbi Shlomo Gissinger/KOF-K Dayan

Bug Checking
Rabbi Shlomo Gissinger/KOF-K Dayan

Monitoring Butcher Shops
Rabbi Yaakov Teichman/OK

Getting Along with Proprietors
Rabbi Yaakov M. Eisenbach/cRc
Rabbi Dov Schreier/OU

Closing Remarks
Rabbi Moshe Reich/KOF-K, AKO Conference Coordinator