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News "Our information was not
based on hearsay, but on the tes-
timony of an experienced
mashgiach and of a professional
The investigator's report was
not presented to Rayber. How-
ever, it alleges that on two occa-
sions in recent weeks Rayber was
observed leaving Monarch Pack-
ing (kosher meat) and Feldman
Brothers (kosher veal) in the
Eastern Market area of Detroit
and then driving to his brother's
Edwin Beef Co. in Hamtramck
and having his car loaded with
The meat which Steinmetz
found in the store, the rabbis
said, was wrapped in Cryovac, a
special plastic wrap that is not
used for kosher meat.
Henry Raider, Bernard
Rayber's brother, told The Jewish
News that Bernard had never
purchased anything from Edwin
Beef. "He's my brother. My place
is not far from Eastern Market.
After he buys his beef from
Monarch and from Feldman he
occasionally stops to visit me."
Bernard Rayber is currently
hospitalized with a heart condi-
tion and was not contacted by
The Jewish News.
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Raiber said his brother occa-
sionally took frozen foods and
juices for his personal use from
Edwin Beef, "and he sometimes
buys plastic bags because he can
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get them cheaper from me, but
he's never purchased any meat
from me. I don't do these kinds of
things," he said.
The Vaad claims its private in-
vestigator witnessed a man in a
butcher's coat at Edwin Beef
loading large packages into
Rayber's station wagon. The car
was reportedly heavily loaded
with packages resembling beef.
The investigator allegedly saw
Rayber carry the packages into
When informed of this allega-
tion, Henry Raiber was furious.
"If they saw something and fol-
lowed him, why didn't they catch
him? If they have people watch-
ing, why didn't they do some-
thing about it? I don't under-
stand. I don't know." Asked if his
brother had ever purchased a
large shipment from Edwin Pack-
ing, Raiber responded, "No! No!
Rabbis Grubner and Goldberg
told The Jewish News that the
Vaad had not been prepared to
act because the investigation was
not complete, but the rabbis had
to take action when the
mashgiach independently found
non-kosher meat in the store.
Rabbi Goldberg said the Coun-
cil of Orthodox Rabbis "will pur-
sue the matter further. We have
consulted authorities on the state
and local levet and advised local
Jewish agencies. We are not
doing this for • ourselves but for
Lauren Cohen, 8, Franklin.
Parents: Dr. Ronald and Linda Cohen.
Sisters: Jamie, 5, Meredith, I.
"My sisters and I light the candles and say the
blessing together. I especially like my youth group
because of all the plays:'
LINDA: "We joined Shaarey Zedek when Lauren was
three. It was Simchas- Torah, and I knew she would
enjoy marching around. I didn't want her to miss what
I had as a child. I'm so proud that she can say the
blessings in Hebrew. I participated in the Alef-Bet
program so that I could learn Hebrew with her and
help her with her homework. We're originally from
Baltimore, and we have no family here. Shaarey Zedek -
has become my family"
For membership information, call Dottie Wagner: 357 - 554/.
Friday, August 1, 1986
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS