Kosher Fact Sheet
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort also known as (Lifestyle), has been honored with the distinction of receiving the prestigious OK Kosher Certification, one of the most respected global symbols of kosher approval in an era of soaring demand for kosher food.
Lifestyle's complete year-round kosher vacation experience features a full kosher kitchen with kosher chef in residence, a kosher restaurant with a buffet and an a la carte menu, an orthodox synagogue and rabbinical services. The kosher program runs under the supervision of the OK Kosher corporation. The OK Kosher standars have been one of the most respected and elite kosher standards since 1935. The OK Kosher corporation is currently operating on six continents and is supported by more than 350 of the world's leading kosher experts. The OK Kosher corporation certifies more than 500,000 products which are produced by over 2,500 companies. The OK Kosher corporation currently only certifies a select few resort properties world wide and Lifestyle Holidays Vacation club is proud to be one of them.
Upcoming holidays during which appropriate kosher foods will be served at Lifestyle include Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. Each and every Shabbat there will be a Friday night Meal and Kiddush served early Shabbat afternoon. Later on Shabbat day, Seudah Shlishit will be available.
LIFESTYLE HOLIDAYS VACATION RESORT, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, OFFERS YEAR ROUND KOSHER KITCHEN, SYNAGOGUE AND RABBINICAL SERVICES.
INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROGRAM / RESORT
PUERTO PLATA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, located in Puerto Plata on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, has announced the launch of its kosher vacation program consisting of a full kosher kitchen, two kosher restaurants with a kosher buffet and kosher a la carte menu, an orthodox synagogue and services. The kosher kitchen and kosher restaurant operations will be under the strict rabbinical orthodox supervision, with mashgichim on site following the Kashruth Jewish Dietary Law for Glatt kosher food, Chalav Yisroel and Pas Yisroel. A variety of Sephardic, Ashkenazi, Middle Eastern and international menu items will be offered.
Synagogue is open All day – Every Day
There are morning services every day with the resident Rabbi
Resident Rabbi available daily
Reading Material at the synagogue:
Please see below all items and books in the synagogue
All prayer books are the same but with different traditions serving Jewish people with different traditions
· Siddur Sefarad – A PRAYER BOOK FOR WEEKDAYS AND SHABBAT (SATURDAY) IN SYNAGOGUE
· Siddur Ashkenaz - A PRAYER BOOK FOR WEEKDAYS AND SHABBAT (SATURDAY) IN SYNAGOGUE
· Chabad Siddur - A PRAYER BOOK FOR WEEKDAYS AND SHABBAT (SATURDAY) IN SYNAGOGUE
· Sefarad/Ashkenaz/Chabad-terms of different traditions used by Jewish people from different countries
· Chumash (Gutnick)-Bible-5 books of moses- used in the synagogue weekday and Shabbat
· Tallitot –Prayer shawls –used during prayer weekday or Shabbat - by men only
· Gross Kipot-Head Covers for men –placed by entrance of synagogue
· Gross Ladies Caps- for women only- placed by entrance of synagogue
· Chalah covers-to cover chalah bread used on Shabbat and Jewish holidays
· Benchers- booklet of one or two pages-blessings and prayers after meal used weekday or shabbat
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort has made the highest commitment to cater to the Kosher Travelers by providing you with the latest Kosher Kitchen along with certification by OK Kosher. Relax and enter into your next vacation with complete confidence. The resort has a dedicated team / staff who will cater to your needs and concerns to ensure you the best kosher vacation experience ever.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, located on Cofresi beach and with majestic mountain views, features luxury accommodations, gourmet restaurants, cafes, swimming pools, daily activities, and concierge services for destination tours. LHVR guests and their families have a wide variety of activities available to them in the Dominican Republic’s North Coast. Next door is the Ocean World Adventure Park with its daily animal and aquatic shows and casino. Other activities in the area include a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Isabel de Torres, white water rafting, horseback riding, deep sea fishing, boating, snorkeling, monster truck safaris and city tours of Puerto Plata, named one of the 53 best destinations in the world by The New York Times.