“I just thought it was funny,” Shapiro, a self-described “unobservant Jew,” said. “I wasn’t offended in any way. I just thought, here’s somebody who knows nothing about what Jews eat.”
Shapiro said that when she went back to the store Tuesday, the first night of Chanukah, the signs had vanished.
A Balducci’s official was so verklempt about the error he didn’t want to speak on the record. He fessed up that “it was a mistake,” blaming it on a stock clerk who normally doesn’t work the meat department.