<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN"> <HTML> <HEAD> <TITLE>Hechshers - food certification according to Jewish religious law</TITLE> <META NAME="Identifier-URL" CONTENT="http://www.hechshers.info/kashauth/12.htm"> <META NAME="author" CONTENT="Roger Harris"> <META NAME="Copyright" CONTENT="Roger Harris (C) 2005-2014"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Reply-to" CONTENT="admin&#64hechshers.info"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Cache-Control" CONTENT="No-cache"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="pragma" CONTENT="no-cache"> <!--<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">--> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html; charset=utf-8"> <META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Language" CONTENT="english;hebrew"> <META NAME="distribution" CONTENT="Global"> <META NAME="rating" CONTENT="General"> <META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="INDEX,FOLLOW"> <META NAME="revisit-after" CONTENT="40 Days"> <META NAME="DESCRIPTION" CONTENT="Hechshers resemble trademarks and are affixed to various foods to indicate that a regulatory body has adjudged the food to be in conformance with Jewish laws of ritual purity."> <META NAME="KEYWORDS" CONTENT="beth,din,fleischik,food,glatt,hechsher,hecsher,hekhsher,heksher,jew,jewish,kosher,kashrus,kashrut,label,mark,milchik,parve,rabbi,schochet,sticker,supervision,wine"> <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="../stylesheet.css"> </HEAD> <BODY BGCOLOR="#FFFF44" LINK="#0000FF" VLINK="#000080" ALINK="#FF0000" TEXT="#000000"> <BASEFONT FACE="arial,times new roman" COLOR="#000000" SIZE="3"> <!-- begin:table to set page width --> <TABLE BORDER="4" BORDERCOLOR="#0000FF" WIDTH="640" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" ALIGN="CENTER"> <!-- ----------------------------- --> <!-- -- horizontal menu ---------------------------- --> <TR><A NAME="TOP"></A> <TD WIDTH="120" BGCOLOR="#87CEFA" ALIGN="CENTER"> <FONT SIZE="1">HECHSHERS<BR>SITE&nbsp;NAVIGATOR<BR><I>Click for ...</I> </FONT></TD> <TD WIDTH="940" ALIGN="CENTER"><FONT SIZE="2"> <A HREF="../shapes/index.htm">HECHSHER INDEX</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../kashauth/index.htm">KASHRUT AUTHORITIES</A> <BR><A HREF="../about.htm">about</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../bibliogr.htm">bibliography</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../glossary.htm">glossary</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../genindex.htm">index</A> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<A HREF="../links.htm">links</A> <BR><A HREF="../site-map.htm">site map</A> </FONT></TD> <TD WIDTH="80" ALIGN="CENTER"><A HREF="../index.htm"><FONT SIZE="2">HOME<BR>PAGE</FONT></A></TD> </TR> <!-- end: horizontal menu ------------------------------ --> <TR><TD COLSPAN="3"> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" ALIGN="CENTER"> <TR><TD ALIGN="LEFT" WIDTH="50%"><SMALL>URL: http://www.hechshers.info/kashauth/12.htm <BR>E-mail: <a href="&#109&#97&#105&#108&#116&#111&#58info&#64hechshers.info">info&#64hechshers.info</a> </SMALL> </TD><TD ALIGN="RIGHT"> <SMALL> Compiled by Roger Shlomo Harris <BR><A HREF="copyright.htm">Copyright</A> 2002-2014 </SMALL> </TD></TR></TABLE> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" ALIGN="CENTER"> <TR> <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><BR>&nbsp;<BR><FONT SIZE="4" COLOR="#FF6699">www.<BIG><B>hechshers</B></BIG>.info</FONT> <P><A HREF="index.htm#12"><FONT SIZE="5">K e d a s s i a<BR><SMALL>London, U.K.</SMALL></FONT></A></P> <!-- address details -------------------------- --> <P><TABLE BORDER="0" BORDERCOLOR="#FFFFFF"> <TR><TD>Address: Kedassia, 140 Stamford Hill, London N16 6QT, <BR><FONT COLOR="#FFFFFF">___</FONT> United Kingdom <BR>Telephone: +44 (0)20-8802 6226 <BR>Facsimile: +44 (0)20-8809 2610/6590 <br>E-mail: <a href="mailto:kedassia@kedassia.org.uk">kedassia@kedassia.org.uk</a> <BR>Web-site: none &nbsp;</TD></TR></TABLE></P> <!-- ------------------------------------------ --> <P><IMG SRC="../pinkdot.jpg"></P> </TD></TR> </TABLE> <BR>&nbsp;<BR> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" CELLPADDING="12"><TR><TD><p align="justify"> Kedassia hechshers generally follow the same basic design features but with small variations which may be significant as year and/or application markers. Some designs are augmented with the details of wholesalers or retailers. <br>&nbsp;<br> The first hechsher displayed on this page, no.948, is different in that the lower circle segment contains a new motif which replaces the text in earlier designs. This modification may date from about May 2014.</p> <P>Variations include<OL TYPE="1"> <LI>The number of dots or stars at the left and right, [2, 4 or 5]</LI> <LI><FONT DIR="RTL" FACE="ROD,DAVID" SIZE="5"></FONT> or <FONT DIR="RTL" FACE="ROD,DAVID" SIZE="5">  </FONT> in the upper circle-segment,</LI> <li>text or a motif in the lower circle-segment</li> <LI>the number of text lines in the lower circle-segment [4, 5 or 6],</LI> <LI>the Hebrew font.</LI> <LI>the Latin font</LI> </OL></P> </TD></TR></TABLE> <!-- BEGIN CONTENT --> <!-- ======================================================================= --> <CENTER><FONT SIZE="1">Click on an image to display more details</FONT></CENTER> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" CELLPADDING="12"> <TR> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> <TD width="34%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE"><IMG SRC="13-dots.jpg" WIDTH="64"> <FONT SIZE="5">1</FONT> dot/star in red areas</TD> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> </TR><TR> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A NAME="948"></A><A HREF="../hechshers/948.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/948-x152.jpg" BORDER="0" ALT="image 948"></A><BR>948</TD> <TD COLSPAN="2" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00">&nbsp;</TD> </TR></TABLE> <br>&nbsp;<br> <!-- ======================================================================= --> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" CELLPADDING="12"> <TR> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> <TD width="34%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE"><IMG SRC="12-dots.jpg" WIDTH="64"> <FONT SIZE="5">1</FONT> dot/star in red areas</TD> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> </TR><TR> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A NAME="85"></A><A HREF="../hechshers/85.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/85.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" ALT="image 85"></A><BR>85</TD> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A NAME="90"></A><A HREF="../hechshers/90.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/90.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" ALT="image 90"></A><BR>90</TD> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A NAME="656"></A><A HREF="../hechshers/656.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/656-tn160.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="160" ALT="image 656"></A><BR>656</TD> <!-- <TD COLSPAN="1" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00">&nbsp;</TD>--> </TR></TABLE> <br>&nbsp;<br> <!-- 2 dots ================================================================ --> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" CELLPADDING="12"> <tr> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> <TD width="34%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE"><IMG SRC="12-dots.jpg" WIDTH="64"> <FONT SIZE="5">2</FONT> dots/stars in red areas</TD> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> </TR><TR> <A NAME="12"></A><TD WIDTH="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/12.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/12.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" ALT="image 12"></A><BR>12</TD> <A NAME="53"></A><TD WIDTH="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/53.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/53.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" ALT="image 53"></A><BR>53</TD> <A NAME="55"></A><TD WIDTH="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/55.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/55.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" ALT="image 55"></A><BR>55</TD> </TR><TR> <A NAME="57"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/57.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/57.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" ALT="image 57"></A><BR>57</TD> <A NAME="92"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/92.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/92.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" HEIGHT="150" ALT="image 92"></A><BR>92</TD> <A NAME="93"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/93.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/93.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" HEIGHT="150" ALT="image 93"></A><BR>93</TD> </TR><TR> <A NAME="359"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/359.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/359.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="172" ALT="image 359"></A><BR>359</TD> <A NAME="426"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/426.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/426.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="172" HEIGHT="172" ALT="image 426"></A><BR>426<BR><SMALL>two 5-pointed stars at left and right</SMALL></TD> <A NAME="444"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/444.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/444.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="172" HEIGHT="172" ALT="image 444"></A><BR>444<BR><SMALL>includes bracha hint for nuts:<BR>ha-eitz</SMALL></TD> </TR><TR> <A NAME="445"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/444.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/445.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="172" HEIGHT="172" ALT="image 445"></A><BR>445<BR><SMALL>includes bracha hint for sesame seeds and honey:<BR>ha-adamah</SMALL></TD> <A NAME="474"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../gallery/index.htm#474"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/474.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="172" ALT="image 474"></A><BR>474<BR><SMALL>Click on the hechsher for details of a typographic error: see the inverted Hebrew words in the upper centre.</SMALL></TD> <A NAME="477"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/477.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/477.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="128" ALT="image 477"></A><BR>477<BR><SMALL>The three yuds which form the upper part of the shin in <BIG><B>&#1499;&#1513;&#1512;</B></BIG> are tilted upwards at about 60&deg;</SMALL></TD> <!-- <TD COLSPAN="1" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00">&nbsp;</TD>--> </tr></table> <br>&nbsp;<br> <!-- 4 dots ================================================================ --> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" CELLPADDING="12"> <tr> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> <TD width="34%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="bottom"><IMG SRC="12-dots.jpg" WIDTH="64"> <FONT SIZE="5">4</FONT> dots/stars in red areas</TD> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> </TR><TR> <A NAME="136"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/136.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/136.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" ALT="image 136"></A><BR>136</TD> <TD COLSPAN="2" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00">&nbsp;</TD> </TR></TABLE> <br>&nbsp;<br> <!-- 5 dots ================================================================ --> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" CELLPADDING="12"> <tr> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> <TD width="34%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="bottom"><IMG SRC="12-dots.jpg" WIDTH="64"> <FONT SIZE="5">5</FONT> dots/stars in red areas</TD> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> </TR><TR> <A NAME="214"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/214.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/214.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="150" ALT="image 214"></A><BR>214</TD> <TD COLSPAN="2" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00">&nbsp;</TD> </TR></TABLE> <br>&nbsp;<br> <!-- airline meals ======================================================== --> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" CELLPADDING="12"> <tr> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> <TD width="34%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="bottom"><font class="georgia21">Airline meals</font></TD> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> </TR><TR> <A NAME="380"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00" ROWSPAN="2"><A HREF="../hechshers/380.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/380.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="128" ALT="image 380"></A><BR>380<BR><SMALL>airline meal supplied by<BR>Hermolis & Co., U.K.</SMALL></TD> <A NAME="382"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00" ROWSPAN="2"><A HREF="../hechshers/382.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/382.jpg" BORDER="1" WIDTH="168" ALT="image 382"></A><BR>382<BR><SMALL>airline meal supplied by<BR>Hermolis & Co., U.K.</SMALL></TD> <A NAME="381"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/381.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/381-1.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="168" ALT="image 381-1"></A><BR>381-1<BR><SMALL>airline meal supplied by<BR>Hermolis & Co., U.K.</SMALL></TD> </TR><TR> <A NAME="383"></A><TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A HREF="../hechshers/383.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/383.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="168" ALT="image 383"></A><BR>383<BR><SMALL>airline meal supplied by<BR>Hermolis & Co., U.K.</SMALL></TD> <!--<TD COLSPAN="2" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00">&nbsp;</TD>--> </TR></TABLE> <br>&nbsp;<br> <!-- van seal ============================================================== --> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" CELLPADDING="12"> <tr> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> <TD width="34%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="bottom"><font class="georgia21">Delivery van kosher seal</font></TD> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> </TR><TR> <TD ALIGN="CENTER" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00"><A NAME="856"></A><A HREF="../hechshers/856.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/856-x152.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="160" ALT="image 856"></A><BR>856<BR>Metal alloy seal used to guarantee the kashrut of the merchandise in a meat delivery van</TD> <TD COLSPAN="2" BGCOLOR="#FFFF00">&nbsp;</TD> </TR></TABLE> <br>&nbsp;<br> <!-- miscellany ============================================================ --> <TABLE BORDER="0" WIDTH="100%" BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF" CELLPADDING="12"> <tr> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> <TD width="34%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="bottom"><font class="georgia21">Miscellany</font></TD> <TD width="33%" ALIGN="CENTER" VALIGN="MIDDLE">&nbsp;</TD> </TR><TR> <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><A NAME="233"></A><A HREF="../hechshers/233.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/233.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="160" ALT="image 233"></A><BR>233<BR>A milk container top which can outspin a dreidel.</TD> <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><A NAME="361"></A><SMALL><A HREF="../hechshers/361.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/361.jpg" BORDER="0" WIDTH="128" ALT="image 361"></A><BR>361</TD> <TD ALIGN="CENTER"><A NAME="933"></A><SMALL><A HREF="../hechshers/933.htm"><IMG SRC="../hechshers/933-x152.jpg" BORDER="0" ALT="image 933"></A><BR>933</TD> <!--<TD COLSPAN="1" 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