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juliagulia91 Feb 13, 2014 09:06 AM

Are there any good kosher butchers around the Chapel Hill/Raleigh/Durham area (preferably not more than an hour’s drive away)?

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    chazzer RE: juliagulia91 Feb 13, 2014 09:41 AM

    In Raleigh Trader Joe's will have a limited amount of fresh Kosher beef and chicken. Costco and the Kroger on Strictland and Falls of Neuse will have some frozen meat.

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      rockycat RE: juliagulia91 Feb 13, 2014 09:52 AM

      What chazzer said. The closest kosher butcher, in the traditional sense, will be in either Charlotte or Norfolk, both quite a bit more than an hour away.

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        Tom from Raleigh RE: juliagulia91 Feb 13, 2014 11:54 AM

        If you go to the Kosher board here on CH, there's a thread titled 'Raleigh/Durham' that has some good tips. I can't figure out how to post a link from my iPad.

        Also, Sabra is a Kosher store in Durham. I'm not sure if they're still open or not

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          chazzer RE: Tom from Raleigh Feb 13, 2014 12:18 PM

          Sabra has been closed since 2009. you should contact Rabbi Bluming he may be able to give you advice. A number of the synagogues here have arrangements with out of town stores or butchers to deliver. http://www.chabaddch.com/templates/ar...

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            carolinadawg RE: Tom from Raleigh Feb 13, 2014 12:26 PM

            I think this is the thread from the Kosher board you are referring to:

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/881743

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            durhamois RE: juliagulia91 Feb 13, 2014 11:43 PM

            No, there is not a kosher butcher within an hour's drive. When I was a kid, all the Durham families that kept kosher would place a meat order together, and a large shipment of frozen meat from Charlotte or DC would be delivered to Beth El Synagogue in Durham. Not sure if that continues as an organized thing.

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              rockycat RE: durhamois Feb 14, 2014 05:35 AM

              See 2 posts upthread.

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