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OU Kosher To Present Program On Mesorah Of Birds At Yeshiva University, Thanksgiving Day

November 7, 2008

“Encountering the Living Mesorah: Kosher Birds and their Mutations” Thursday, November 27 9:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Yeshiva University Furst Hall, Room 501 500 West 185 Street More than 50…

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Back By Popular Demand: OU Kosher To Present Webcast, ‘Kosher Home, Sweet Home, Part II’ November 25

November 6, 2008

“If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen,” was former President Harry S. Truman’s slogan. “If all your questions weren’t answered, get back in the kitchen,” may…

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A Grateful Bocher Thanks OU Kosher For ASKOU9, Three Week Course For Future Kashrut Professionals

October 31, 2008

Late this summer, Binyomin Radner, who learns at Beth Medrash Govoha in Lakewood, was an intern in the three-week kashrut training program, ASKOU9, offered by the Orthodox Union Kashrut Division…

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OU Kosher Educational Program Reaches Out

September 25, 2008

The ASK OUTREACH program, which was specifically designed to put OU Kosher in contact with communities in the Torah world not part of its usual constituency, reached out in a most significant way last week, conducting a two-part hands-on session in kosherization for the Satmar Yoreh Deah Kollel of Kiryas Joel, NY.

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Statement Of The Orthodox Union On Appointment Of New CEO At Agriprocessors

September 19, 2008

The Orthodox Union welcomes the appointment of Bernard S. Feldman as the new CEO at Agriprocessors. Mr. Feldman is an experienced corporate attorney with a track record of turning companies around. He is an independent professional who is committed to moving the company forward in the right direction.

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Yated Interview with Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO and Rabbinic Administrator, OU Kosher

September 17, 2008

An exclusive interview with Rabbi Menachem Genack, Rabbinic Administrator of OU Kosher, conducted by Rabbi Yitzchok Hisiger of Yated Ne’eman.

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Ask OU Participants Come From The Four Corners Of The Torah World

September 4, 2008

They came from Jerusalem and they came from Brooklyn, and from Berlin and Paris which are roughly in between the two. Others came from Las Vegas, from Providence, Rhode Island…

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Down In Old Kentucky, OU Certified Bluegrass Dairy Hits The Finish Line First At The Kentucky State

September 4, 2008

In what may be considered the Kentucky Derby of cheese competitions, OU kosher-certified cheese manufactured by Bluegrass Dairy & Food/Glasgow Division of Glasgow and Springfield, KY recently won first place…

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OU Kosher Releases Two New DVD’s On the Kashrut of Meat and Birds

August 20, 2008

Two new OU Kosher DVDs – Meat & Birds now available

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OU Kosher Releases Two New DVD’S

August 7, 2008

As part of its ever-expanding initiatives in kashrut education, OU Kosher has released two DVD’s — on meat and birds — explaining the intricacies of what makes these products kosher. They follow two highly popular DVD presentations, “Kosher Kidz,” which conveys the basics of kosher certification to a youthful audience; and “The Kosher Fish Primer,” which explains the basics of identifying kosher fish and purchasing it.

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