Congregation Beth El–Keser Israel

85 Harrison Street, New Haven, CT 06515-1724 | P: 203.389.2108 |

Our banner is based on BEKI’s stained glass, designed in 2008 by Cynthia Beth Rubin. For information on this and other of Cynthia’s work, go to: <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. Artisan Fabrication by JC Glass of Branford, CT

Kashrut, Kosher Food and Restaurants

BEKI Kashrut Policyclick here

This is a picture of what a real blood spot looks like on an egg, making it unkosher. Please note how clearly the blood looks like blood. Protein spots, which we sometimes see in eggs, are not blood.  

Kosher Restaurants in New Haven

Claire’s Corner Copia, kosher vegetarian. Call (203) 562-3888.

Edge of the Woods Market delivers. Call (203) 787-1055 or email

Ladle and Loaf, kosher meat restaurant, 357 Whalley Avenue, near the Edge of the Woods plaza. You can see their menu at
Ladle and Loaf also has a catering service, called The Gusto Kitchen, for dairy, vegetarian, pescatarian or meat events. Details at

Fin and Scale, kosher sushi, in Westville Village at 920 Whalley Avenue.

NEW! Ricotta Pizza and Bakery, kosher dairy restaurant, 1203 Chapel Street (at former location of Four Flours bake shop).

NEW! Sweet Seidner’s Bake Shop. 2565 Whitney AvenueHamden

Kosher Delivery to New Haven

Yosi Kosher Catering/ Yosi Kitchen in Windsor, which prepares Mediterranean Style meat, fish, vegetarian, now has a variety of delivery options., (860) 578-2314

Crown Market in West Hartford accepts online orders for delivery to the JCC in Woodbridge. Typical deliveries are on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Order deadlines are 6 to 10 days prior. Crown Market’s schedule of New Haven deliveries is at

NEW! A Taste of Eden in Milford, with food prepared by Adam Heyman, delivers to New Haven, or you can pick up at Chabad of Milford at 15 Edgefield Ave. Adam publishes a Shabbat menu for each week (order by 7 pm Tuesday) and caters events also. Call (203) 684-6008 or email

Kosher Family / The Marketplace in Brooklyn. (718) 363-1300. Deliveries to homes in New Haven are made on Wednesdays. Orders must be placed before Tuesday 4:00 PM. Minimum order is $150, with $14.95 delivery fee.

Fair Trade Chocolates List, click here

Shavuot recipes from our members and friends:

Avocado Cheesecake Pie – Darryl Kuperstock

Blintzless Soufflé (dairy) – Darryl Kuperstock

Grandma Ida’s Blintzes – Murray and Barbara Akresh

Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries – Darryl Kuperstock

Divine Cheesecake – Lynn Saltz

Easy Cheesecake – Sarah Berry

Easy Peasy Cheesecake – Lana Gad

Foolproof New York Cheesecake – Ellen Cohen

Hungarian Cheesecake (Finum) – Rob Hoffnung and Marsha Beller

Lemon Ripple Cheesecake Bars Recipe – Darryl Kuperstock

Mystery Pecan Pie (cheesecake center) – Darryl Kuperstock

Oh So Easy Baked Blintze Souffle – Lana Gad

Simple Lactose-free Bletlach (Blintz leaves) – Rachel Bashevkin

Vegan Cheesecake with Soaked Apples – Darryl Kuperstock

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