Video: White House Kitchen “Kashered”
The White House released a time-lapsed video of the process required to turn the White House kitchen into a kosher kitchen. According to the White House video description, “this entails wrapping existing kitchen surfaces and a complete separation of milk and meat, as well as the use of kosher ingredients and utensils that have only been used for kosher. This allows the kitchen to prepare and serve a completely kosher meal for this year’s Hanukkah celebration at the White House. Local Rabbi’s (Rabbi Levi Shemtov) were on hand to oversee the koshering. ” Last year, the New York Times in an article titled “Overnight Makeover for a Kosher First Kitchen,” described the process in great detail.