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As the leader in worldwide kosher certification, the Orthodox Union takes additional steps to serve as a leader in educating the public in matters of kosher law.

Over the past several years, OU Kosher, in partnership with the Harry H. Beren Foundation of New Jersey, has developed numerous kashrus educational programs for the benefit of the public known as The Harry H. Beren ASK (Advanced Seminars on Kashrus) OU Kashrus programs.

Rabbi Yosef Grossman, OU Kosher Senior Educational Rabbinic Coordinator, serves as Director of OU Kosher Education. For more information on any of the programs listed below, including scheduling a visit for your yeshiva, community, or kollel, contact Rabbi Grossman at 212.613.8212 or grossman@ou.org.

Read more about the various ASK OU Programs

ASK OU comes to Monsey: Contemporary Issues & Halachic Applications in Dairy Kashrus

Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer recently presented a well received shiur on dairy issues at the Ohr Chaim Night Kollel in Monsey. He received the following letter from Rabbi Nochum Scheiner the…

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ASK OU comes to Monsey with “Contemporary Issues & Halachic Applications In Dairy Kashrus”

The Beis Midrash Ohr Chaim’s Community Learning Center and Night Kollel of 18 Forshay Road, headed by Rabbi Nachum Scheiner Shlit”a, hosted a number of shiurim on the topic of…

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TO LARGEST GROUP EVER, ASK OU 12 PROVIDES KNOWLEDGE FROM ORTHODOX UNION EXPERTS ON ADAPTING KASHRUS HALACHA TO MODERN FOOD PRODUCTION

70 participants from ASK OU 12 at the OU’s New York City headquarters. Seated foreground from left: Senior Educational Rabbinic Coordinator Rabbi Yosef Grossman; OU Executive Vice President Allen Fagin; and OU…

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HARRY H. BEREN ASK OU COMMUNITY KASHRUT PROGRAM PROVIDES HANDS-ON KNOWLEDGE TO YU RABBINCAL STUDENTS

RIETS students gather around OU Kosher CEO Rabbi Menachem Genack, seated at center, together with Rabbi Yaakov Luban, standing to his near right,and Rabbi Dov Schreier, far right.    …

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A PHILADELPHIA STORY: ASK OU OUTREACH AND FIRST SEDER PRESENTATION IN BALA CYNWYD

From left: Rabbi Chaim Loike, OU rabbinic coordinator and bird expert; Rabbi Yitzchok Friedman, OU rabbinic field representative in MD and PA; Rabbi Uri Greenspan, Rosh Yeshivah, First Seder Bais…

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Identifying Kosher Eggs, Mammals and other Animals

The ninth Harry H. Beren ASK OU SKYPE Shiur to Kollel Beth HaTalmud in Melbourne, Australia took place as part of the Kollel’s Yarchei Kalah program on Thurs. Dec. 26th…

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Checking Fruits and Vegetables

An ASK OU Skype Shiur to Kollel Beth HaTalmud in Melbourne, Australia Introduction by — Rabbi Yosef Grossman Presented by – Rabbi Issar Mordechai Fuchs

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Harry H. Beren/COR ASK OU Outreach Special Kashrus Event in Toronto, ONT. Canada

Harry H. Beren/COR ASK OU Outreach Special Kashrus Event in Toronto, ONT. Canada. Introductions by: Rabbi Zvi Heber, COR and Rabbi Yosef Grossman, OU Kosher Presenter – Rabbi Moshe Elefant,…

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Rabbi Juravel Webinar: Inspecting a Whey Plant

A recorded webcast of Rabbi Juravel from OU Headquarters on October 11th, 2013.

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Rav Belsky Shlita’s Shiur on Hilchos Treifos

Rav Belsky Shlita’s Shiur on Hilchos Treifos given to Bnei Kollel of BMG Lakewood. Oct. 27, 2013–10–28

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