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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 Presents FAQ’s on Cheese in honor of Shavuos…

How is cheese made kosher? As with any food, all of the ingredients in the cheese as well as the equipment used during the manufacturing process must be kosher. However,…

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The Halachot of Waiting Between Meals

A overview and discussion of the laws of waiting between meat and milk

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Shavuos is Coming: Say Cheese!

An overview of the procedure for making Kosher cheese and answers to some of the frequently asked questions about Kosher cheese.

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OU KOSHER RESPONDS IN A BIG WAY TO THE PRE-PASSOVER 2015 NEEDS OF THE KOSHER CONSUMER

As the kosher community continues to expand and grow, so does OU Kosher’s commitment to serve it. The just-concluded 2015 Passover season clearly highlights the great lengths that OU Kosher…

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Jelly Belly Candy Company Receives 2015 OU Company of the Year Award

Ms. Pat Collins, Director of Sales for the Jelly Belly Candy Company, accepting the 2015 OU Company of the Year award at the annual OU Kashruth  conference on Sunday, April…

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CHAMETZ SHEAVAR ALAV HAPESACH: THE SUPERMARKET CONTROVERSY

An exciting aspect of Torah study is the application of the age-old principles of halachah to the modern world in which we live. Thus, as an example, there is obviously…

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OU Kosher’s Top Consumer Questions for Passover 2015

OU Kosher presents Passover questions frequently asked by consumers on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241). Questions may also be submitted to kosherq@ou.org. These questions are answered by Rabbi Tzvi Nussbaum,…

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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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