Kosher Program

Lifestyles Holiday Vacation Resorts has received the respected OK Kosher Certification and can offer guests a full kosher kitchen with a resident kosher chef, as well as a kosher restaurant with a buffet and a full ala carte menu. The resort features an orthodox synagogue, rabbinical service, and a kosher villa environment upon request.

The Kosher restaurant follows the strict rabbinical orthodox supervision of Rabbi Don Yoel Levy and Rabbi Gornish.  Kosher chef Daneil Ohana, with mashgichim on site, Rabbi Joseph Green, following the Kashruth Jewish dietary Law for Glatt kosher, Cholov Yisroel and Pas Yisroel food.  A variety of Sephardic, Ashkenazi and international menu items will be offered.

All Inclusive Kosher accommodations are available for your vacation needs. Specific requests are welcomed.

Special Holiday meals will be served for Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkor, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah.  Every Shabbat will include a Friday night meal and Kiddush served early Shabbat afternoon.

The Synagogue at the resort is always open.  Morning services are available daily.

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.
The Kosher Kitchen
The Kosher kitchen operations will be under the strict rabbinical orthodox supervision of OK Kosher’s Rabbi Don Yoel Levy, Rabbi Gornish and Rabbi Dovid Golowinski, and LHVR kosher chef Dani  Ohana with a mashgiach on site following the Kashruth Jewish Dietary Laws for Glatt kosher, Chalav Yisroel and Pas Yisroel. A variety of Sephardic, Ashkenazi and international menu items will be offered.
Food Selections
Our newest restaurant on property, features a high‐end, Kosher style buffet and a la carte for breakfast, lunch and dinner including international dishes from around the world and different specialty items daily on the grill such as blackened fresh grouper, lamb, and fresh homemade pasta. An organic salad bar is also featured. Blues is located in the Presidential Suites area of the Resort, adjacent to JAZZ specialty restaurant and the Bourbon Street Bar.
The Synagogue
Synagogue is open All Day – Every Day
There are morning services every day with the resident Rabbi
Resident rabbi, Israel Levin, available daily

Reading Material at The Synagogue

Please see below all items and books in the synagogue. All prayer books are the same serving Jews 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 Jews 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
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 shabba