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Download “A Guide to Chodosh” and Other Important Resources

Below is a list of the most current Yoshon updates from the USA and around the world, as well as helpful and important Yoshon informational resources.
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(Note: If something isn’t listed as “New!” or “Current“, it may be from last season and no longer applicable. Make sure to check the “updated as of” dates.)

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Updates

Below are the most current updates for many things, and the whole season’s worth of Project Chodosh’s Bulletin Updates, and updates from kashrut agencies around the world.
See the Yoshon.com Newsletter and Alert Archives page for earlier issues in the season.

Guide to Chodosh

Guide to Chodosh 2020-2021 Download the  “Guide to Chodosh”. This publication is by Project Chodosh and Rabbi Herman Z”L, and has no affiliation with Yoshon.com nor The Yoshon Network Inc. We report information from the Guide and offer it as a download, we do not create it. The updates from this Guide are dated 1/25/21.

Latest Chodosh Bulletin Updates from Project Chodosh

View Chodosh Bulletin Updates in PDF Format. They will be posted as they come in.

CBU – Aug 26, 2021
This double Update from Project Chodosh has their PayPal donation link, and the newly updated pasta cutoff date.

Posted  8-26-21.

CBU – Aug 24, 2021
This Chodosh Bulletin Update from Project Chodosh has an appeal from Rabbi Moshe Herman for donations.
Posted  8-24-21.
CBU – Aug 5, 2021
This Chodosh Bulletin Update from Project Chodosh announces the Wheat and Barley Update. 
Posted 8-5-21.
CBU – July 27, 2021 This Chodosh Bulletin Update from Project Chodosh announces the final oat date. Posted on 7-27-21.
CBU – July 19, 2021 This Chodosh Bulletin Update announces the start of the oat harvest and tentative updates. Posted 7-19-21.
CBU – July 13, 2021 This Update announces the start of the chodosh harvest and tentative updates. Posted 7-11-21.
CBU – May 24, 2021 A preliminary update for the upcoming season released May 24, 2021, but actually dated May 5, 2021.

Monthly Yoshon.com Newsletter

Yoshon.com Newsletter Rosh Chodesh Elul – 8-9-21Rosh Chodesh Elul 5781 Yoshon.com Newsletter. Several Project Chodosh updates on crop dates, and discount coupons for various products.

Latest cRc Yoshon / Pas Yisroel List

cRc Pas Yisroel/Yoshon List 5780 The cRc’s list of Pas Yisroel and Yoshon products and establishments in Chicago, IL for 5780 in this downloadable pdf.

Latest OU Yoshon / Pas Yisroel List

OU Pas Yisroel/Yoshon List 5781 Here is the OU’s list of Pas Yisroel and Yoshon items for 5781. We have highlighted all the “Yoshon” listings in yellow on this searchable, downloadable pdf. Please note that special instructions for a company or specific products are highlighted in yellow in the right column.

Latest RCC Yoshon Establishment List

RCC List of Yoshon Establishments – 5780 We are proud to offer the first complete list of Yoshon Bakeries and Restaurants under the hashgacha of the Rabbinical Council of California.

Latest Star-K Yoshon Lists

Here is the most recent Star-K Quick Reference Guide, and a list of local yoshon Baltimore, MD establishments.

Star-K Yoshon Quick Reference Guide 2021 Current as of February 23, 2021 for 5781 in a downloadable pdf.
Star-K Yoshon/Pas Yisroel Establishments List 5780-5781 This is the Star-K’s list of Yoshon and Pas Yisroel establishments in Baltimore, MD. Updated 8/24/21.

Latest COR of Canada Yoshon Updates

COR Canadian Yoshon Update #1 5781 The first Yoshon Update of the season for COR of Canada.

Latest MK of Canada Yoshon Updates

MK Canadian Yoshon Alert #3 5781 – Oct 26, 2020 The MK issued its third Yoshon Update of the season.

Latest Kedassia London of the UK Yoshon Updates

Kedassia Yoshon Update #2 – November 11, 2020/24 Cheshvan 5781 This is the second update of the season from Kedassia in the UK for 5781.

Latest Manchester Beth Din of the UK Yoshon Updates

Manchester Beth Din (MK) Update #1 for 5781- December 7, 2020 The First Yoshon Update from the Manchester Beth Din (MK) for 5781.

Latest UOS of South Africa Yoshon Updates

UOS Yoshon Update #7 for 5781 – February 3, 2021 UOS seventh Yoshon Update of the Season, on some oats, Phyllo, and pasta. (Updated as of 2-3-21)

Latest Kemach Products Food Corp. Yoshon Updates

Kemach Food Products Corp. Yoshon Update #3 – February 9, 2021 The Third Yoshon Update from Kemach Products Food Products Corp. for 5781.

Latest Lieber's Yoshon Updates

5781 Lieber’s Yoshon List – 10-29-20 Here is the current Lieber’s Yoshon List from Rabbi Weissmandl for 5781.

Yoshon Resources

General Chodosh Cutoff Start Dates for 2021-2022
Printable General Start Dates for the new season. Will be updated with more dates as they come in. (Updated 8/26/21)

Yoshon Cereals List Updated 10-30-20 Printable list of all cereals known to be Yoshon as of the revision date. It will be updated as information is available. (Updated as of 10-30-20)
Yoshon Flours List Updated 12-7-20 Printable list of all flours known to be Yoshon as of the revision date. It will be updated as information is available. (Updated as of 12-7-20)
Yoshon Beer List Updated 12-21-20 Printable list of beer brands known to be Yoshon, and those that have specific criteria such as dates, size, hashgacha or wording. (Updated as of 12-21-20)
“Always-Yoshon” Hechsherim Sheet Printable list of hechsherim that are known to be Yoshon at all times.

Julian Calendar Cheat Sheet for Regular Years

Julian Calendar Cheat Sheet for Leap Years

Fillable Forms

Subscription for Printed Copies of the Guide
This fillable form has been updated and improved! Follow these instructions: Download the form and save it to your computer. Fill it out by checking the boxes and typing in the fields. Once it has been completely filled out, you must save it again, or it will remain blank! Only after saving the completed form can you then print it out. Last, send it either by snail mail or fax to Project Chodosh, to the address/number on the form.

(For those who like the old fashioned method, it can also be printed directly and then filled out by hand.)

To purchase a subscription for a hard copy of the printed “Guide to Chodosh”, download and print the order form. Fill out the order form, and either fax it to Project Chodosh at 845-746-4205, or mail it to them with your check. Be sure to include your full name, address and phone number.

A subscription is: $18 for US delivery; US $20 for Canadian addresses; or US $25 for Israel and overseas destinations. Prices include mailed updates.

Note: Your order goes to Project Chodosh, NOT The Yoshon Network Inc. We merely provide the form to download for your convenience. If you do not receive your printed version of the Guide, please contact Project Chodosh at yherman20@gmail.com. The Yoshon Network has nothing to do with copies of the printed Guide.

Project Chodosh Donation Form
This fillable form has been updated and improved! Follow these instructions: Download the form and save it to your computer. Fill it out by checking the boxes and typing in the fields. Once it has been completely filled out, you must save it again, or it will remain blank! Only after saving the completed form can you then print it out. Last, send it either by snail mail or fax to Project Chodosh, to the address/number on the form.

(For those who like the old fashioned method, it can also be printed directly and then filled out by hand.)

Note: Although Project Chodosh is not affiliated with The Yoshon Network Inc., we decided to help their cause by offering a Donation Form to help support their important work. TYNI may not exist if it weren’t for their inspirational example.

In a message to email subscribers, as Rabbi Herman zt”l once stated, “…Project Chodosh would appreciate donations from those who are downloading the Guide by email. This is not mandatory. Those who do not wish to make any donation should still feel free to download and use the Guide…”

If you want to donate through PayPal to Project Chodosh, they now have a link. See the Guide to the Guide page.

Updated As Of:
August 23, 2021