Hagoan HaRav Elya Brudny Shlita is the Rosh Yeshiva of the Mir Yeshiva in Brooklyn, NY and a member of the Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah. The Rosh Yeshiva is a guiding source for Jews throughout America seeking his advice. We have the Zchus of having the Rosh Yeshiva motivate, encourage and support Vaad Kashrus Mehadrin and its mission in bringing high quality kosher certification to the forefront of the kosher market.

Hagoan HaRav Noach Isaac Oelbaum shlita is a renowned posek and one of the foremost figures on Torah thought in America.  The Rav has been a leading force in Queens, NY for over thirty years as Mora D’Asra of Khal Nachlas Yitzchok. Rabbi Oelbaum is the renowned author of many seforim on Sugyos of Shas, Shailos U’teshuvos Minchas Chein, Hilchos Niddah, the laws of fertility treatments in Halacha, Perushim on the Rambam, Haggadah and more. Rabbi Oelbaum reaches out to everyone in the United States as a Maggid Shiur on Dial-A-Daf and Dial-A-Shiur. His Torah Lectures and insight span the gamut and are held in the highest regard in communities throughout the world. We are greatly honored and privileged to be the recipient of the Rav’s unwavering support and valuable guidance in all that we do.

Rav Yitchak Yisraeli is a renowned Posek and author who follows the halachic path of his Rebbe, Maran Harav Ovadia Yosef Zatzal. In 2016 he was elected the Chief Rabbi of the Bukharian community in the USA and Canada, guiding and setting policy for the many Rabbanim and congregations of this growing community. He also serves as a Dayan and Rav in the Sefardic community in Mill Basin and a Rosh Yeshiva in Queens. His expertise in all areas of Halacha has earned him the respect of Jewish communities across the globe who seek his guidance in the most complex halachic questions. Vaad Kashrus Mehadrin is proud to have Rabbi Yisraeli’s blessings of success in providing professional kashrus service to the Klal.

VKM Lakewood Posek

Rav Chaim Steier is a מו”ץ in Lakewood and Talmid of Rav Shmuel Felder Shlita and Rav Shmuel Meir Katz Shlita and has been teaching Yoreh De’ah in Beth Medrash Gevoah of Lakewood, New Jersey for the past 7 years. His ספרים on הלכה are known for their incisive clarity for practical application and his ספר מאור החיים on בשר בחלב has become a necessary tool for Kollelim around the world learning איסור והיתר. Rabbi Steier is ready and available to answer any kashrus questions of the Vaad, as well as any questions that you may have related to keeping kosher in halacha.

Kashrus Administrator

Rabbi Tzvi Altusky has been in the Kashrus field for over twenty years. He is respected as a foremost expert in the field of kosher catering and food preparation and a specialist in the area of Kashering commercial kitchens and equipment . He is passionate about his work and aims to please, while not wavering from following the guidelines and daas torah of the Rabbonim. As Administrator of Vaad Kashrus Mehadrin, Rabbi Altusky is consistently involved with each client’s needs and offers individualized attention to each and every vendor, store or establishment, ensuring their success.