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ABOUT ASK OU

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…

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OU KOSHER ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOURS FOR KOSHER HOTLINE IN PREPARATION FOR PASSOVER

OU Kosher announces special OU Kosher Hotline hours to assist with Passover preparations. The following are the hotline’s extended hours: Sunday March 29th: 10:00 am – 12 :00 noon Monday March…

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ASK OU Presents Pre-Passover Programs in Queens, Brooklyn and Lakewood, March 22-30

Once again this year, OU Kosher will send its experts into the field to provide educational seminars prior to Passover. The programs, part of the Harry H. Beren ASK OU…

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OU KOSHER EXPERTS RESPOND TO PASSOVER QUESTIONS IN WEBINAR; PROGRAM IS ARCHIVED FOR FURTHER VIEWING AS HOLIDAY APPROACHES

OU Kosher presented its annual Pre-Passover Webinar, to enable its kashrut experts to educate the kosher consumer about the most complex Jewish holiday of the year.  For those who missed…

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Download the OU Guide to Passover Here + Submit Your Questions for the Pre-Passover Webinar

Passover 2015 OU Guide to Passover 2015 The OU Guide to Passover 2015 is now available – download now and get started on your holiday prep. From kosher lists and cleaning…

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IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN: THE OU GUIDE TO PASSOVER IS NOW AVAILABLE

The OU’s Guide to Passover is an annual Jewish home staple for the upcoming holiday. What would Passover be without The Orthodox Union’s Guide to Passover? The OU is pleased…

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OU Kosher Pre-Pesach Webinar – Registration

Please complete the form below to register for this year’s Pre-Pesach Webinar.  The program will be live from OU Headquarters in New York, NY on Tuesday, March 17 from 1 p.m….

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An Eruv Tavshilin Primer

by Rabbi Moshe Zywica, Executive Rabbinic Coordinator This year’s Passover holiday is approaching and we will be given the opportunity to perform the rabbinic edict of Eruv Tavshilin. The eruv tavshilin ritual…

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RABBI MENACHEM GENACK, CEO OF OU KOSHER, TO RECEIVE AWARD AT RIETS ANNUAL GALA, SUNDAY, MARCH 8 IN NEW YORK CITY

Rabbi Menachem Genack   Rabbi Menachem  Genack, chief executive officer of the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division, will be honored at the annual gala of the Yeshiva University affiliate Rabbi Isaac…

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OU KOSHER EXPERTS ANSWER TOP PURIM QUESTIONS FOR 2015

OU Kosher presents the most frequently asked questions to-date on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) by consumers. Questions may be submitted to kosherq@ou.org as well. The Purim questions were answered by Rabbi Eli Gersten, rabbinic…

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Boca Raton ASK OU Event Coming Up

Boca Raton Synagogue presents in conjunction with OU Community Services and ASK OU OUTREACH a Community Kashrus Event. Sunday, Feb, 08, 2015 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM 9:30 AM What…

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