Va’ad HaKashrut To offer insights into Current Issues Facing the Local Va’ad HaKashrut (certifying agency), the Orthodox Union Kosher Division’s Harry H. Beren ASK OU program will present a Kashrut Yom Iyun — a day of in-depth analysis –at OU Headquarters, 11 Broadway, Tuesday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The central role of food in the Passover holiday and the intricacies of Jewish law regarding which foods may be eaten and which foods are chametz (leaven) and may not, require recipes which both are Kosher for Passover and are as tasty as recipes the year ‘round which are not bound by Passover restrictions.
A response to recent allegations about kashruth violations at Le Marais Restauarant in New York City.
To answer questions that frequently arise during the Passover season, when the dietary laws are different and even more stringent from the ones that govern the rest of the year, the Orthodox Union Kosher Department for the second year has made available http://www.oupassover.org.
The Orthodox Union does it again! Simplifying life for Jewish households across North America has been the OU’s forté, and with Passover in sight, it has now made available the indispensable OU Passover Guide for Kosher for Passover Foods for 2007.
For the past year, the Orthodox Union Kosher Division has presented in-depth kashrut education programs, made possible in great part by the Harry H. Beren Foundation of Lakewood, NJ. Due to the great success and popularity of these programs, foundation funding was recently renewed for the second year at a higher level than for the first grant.
The Orthodox Union’s ever-expanding list of programs of kosher education are beneficiaries of a grant from the Harry H. Beren Foundation of Lakewood, NJ., in memory of Mr. Harry H. Beren z”l.
An explanation of the recently passed New York State Kosher Law.
The OU/RCA pre-Pesach Seminar, originally given on Monday, March 28 is now available online. Click here for a schedule and video feeds.