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February 22, 2000
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Will Orthodox Jews in the United States be among the billions served? Amid reports that he is planning to open the first U.S. kosher McDonald’s in the United States, Simon Elyakim refused to comment on his plans to the New York Jewish Week newspaper. But an official with one Orthodox rabbinical group said he wouldn’t issue the restaurant a kosher certificate because McDonald’s food is perceived as nonkosher.

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