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Monsey 7-Eleven makes keeping kosher convenient
A Monsey convenience store franchise gave new meaning to its motto,“Oh thank heaven for 7-Eleven,” when it became the first in the nation to offer a kosher hot dog grill blessed by a local rabbi.
“The response has been overwhelming” Anthony Mendicino, who has operated the franchise with his brother Michael for 19 years, told Newsday on Monday.
The store is located in the heart of Monsey’s...