About Us

What We Do

Vaad Hakashrus Five Towns Far Rockaway

Vaad HaKashrus of Five Towns Far Rockaway is a non-profit organization that was founded to supervise and certify retail establishments and commercial companies that cater to the Kosher consumer in the local Five Towns area. Vaad Hakashrus adheres to only the strictest standards of Kashrus.

The Vaad

The Vaad Hakashrus of the Five Towns & Far Rockaway is a local kosher certification that adheres only to the strictest standards of Kashrus. The Vaad HaKashrus began with a few stores in early 70s. As the Community grew, the number of stores under certification grew as well.


The Vaad HaKashrus slowly expanded to certify stores in all the Five Towns in addition to Far Rockaway, and services these communities and beyond. The Vaad HaKashrus certifies an array of different stores including bakeries, caterers, pizza stores, butchers, supermarkets, nursing homes, steakhouses, and more.


There are more than 50 Rabbonim representing their kehillas including many of the yeshivas of the community as member of the Vaad HaKashrus which represent the cross-section of the entire community.

Our Staff

Rabbi Yosef Eisen

– Rabbinic Kashrus Administrator

Rabbi Shimon Adler

– Assistant Rabbinic Administrator

Rabbi Yisrael Moshen

– Rabbinic Director of Catering

Rabbi Avrohom Garfinkel

– Senior Rabbinic Field Supervisor

Rabbi Mordechai Ehrlich

– Senior Rabbinic Field Supervisor