Suffolk's only kosher meat market closes

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Commack Kosher Meats in Suffolk County has closed.

Commack Kosher Meats in Suffolk County has closed. Photo Credit: Newsday, 2007 / Ari Mintz

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Commack Kosher Meats, a kosher market, deli and caterer, has closed. The shop in the Mayfair Shopping Center on Jericho Turnpike was Suffolk County’s only kosher butcher.

Kathy DeMott, a receptionist at the nearby Commack Jewish Center, confirmed that the store had closed. She noted that Commack’s ShopRite sells a line of kosher meats but that, otherwise, observant Jews in the congregation had no choice but to drive to Nassau County.

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Nassau kosher butchers close to the county line include kosher Food Emporium (1163 Old Country Rd., Plainview, 516-932-1331) and Woodbury Kosher Meats and Catering (428 S. Oyster Bay Rd., Hicksville, 516-681-7766).

On the kosher deli front, Northern Suffolk still has Zan’s Kosher Deli (135 Alexander Ave., Lake Grove, 631-979-8770).

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