Established in 1948, the Vaad HaKashrut of Delaware (VHD) is an independent community organization providing kosher certification for Delaware's Jewish community. The Vaad facilitates and promotes the high Orthodox standards of kashrut by supervising and certifying several local establishments, caterers and institutions.
If you have questions or suggestions about kashrut in Delaware or would be willing to become involved in the work of the Vaad, please contact us via our contact page.
Rabbi Steven Saks
Rabbi Saks received s’micha (rabbinic ordination) in August 2006 from Kollel Ayshel Avraham in Spring Valley, NY and is studying for an advanced rabbinical degree in a program affiliated with the Union of Traditional Judaism. He holds a Master of Science degree in Human Resource Development from Towson University and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Oswego .
Rabbi Saks heads the Vaad HaKashrut of Delaware and is the rabbinical head of the local Chevra kaddisha (burial society). He is active in communal organizations such as the Siegel Jewish Community Center of Delaware, Albert Einstein Academy (the local Jewish day school) and national organizations such as the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and Israel Bonds. He resides in Wilmington, Delaware with his wife Anne Saks and their four daughters.
The Vaad is currently led by Rabbi Steven Saks.