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Saudis May Soon Be Eating Kosher Hot Dogs Made in Israel

The citizens of Saudi Arabia may soon be eating strictly kosher hot dogs made in Israel, though they will not be labeled as such.

Reuven Maskit, general manager of the Soglowek Sausage and Meat Factory in Nahariya, said today that a European middleman has offered to buy a large consignment of kosher sausages for shipment to Saudi Arabia from Europe. According to Maskit, the Saudi authorities selected his product after conducting an extensive market survey which showed that Soglowek meats are best suited to their country’s requirements.

The Nahariya factory is now looking for a senior Moslem religious figure to provide official certification that the sausages contain no pork or pork byproducts which are forbidden to Moslems as they are to Jews. If the deal goes through, the Israeli sausages will be marketed in Saudi Arabia with no visible indication of their country of origin.

CORRECTION

Due to an error in transmission, the name of Chaim Aharon was misspelled in the March 27 Bulletin article, The Other Face Of Israel. In the same article, Harry Rosen should have been identified as the secretary general of the Jewish Agency, only. Chaim Vinitsky is secretary general of the United Jewish Appeal in Israel.

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