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The Story Behind Kosher Soap

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Chametz Sheavar Alav HaPesach: The Supermarket Controversy

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Top FAQs of Passover 2017: A Compilation of Consumer hotline, live chat and e-mailed questions

Q: Do raw nuts require certification for Passover? A:  Raw nuts in their shell do not require Passover certification. Shelled nuts that list BHA or BHT (preservatives) in the ingredients require special Passover certification. Please note that regarding peanuts different communities have different customs. Some consider them to be kitniyot; while others eat peanuts on Passover….

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OU Kosher Pre-Passover Q & A 2017 Webinar – Watch Now

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Didn’t get your questions answered at the Pre-Passover Webinar? Rabbi Gersten answers them here – audio

The  Pre-Passover Webinar which was broadcasted live from OU Headquarters on Wednesday, March 22  was a great success and watched by over 3400 live viewers. Due to the large amount of requests submitted, we were not able to address all questions. Rabbi Gersten, RC Recorder of OU Psak and Policy, addresses some of those additional Passover questions…

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What’s New for Passover 2017?

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The Trends Fueling Kosher Certification

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Uncorking the Secrets of Kosher Wine

Wine plays a central role in Jewish religious life. In the days of the Temple, whenever one brought a korban, it had to be accompanied by wine. Furthermore, the Levi’im only sang shirah while wine was being poured on the mizbayach (Berachot 35a). Of course, every Shabbos we commemorate the creation of the world over…

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OU Kosher’s FAQ’s for Purim

Ta’anit Esther this year will be Thursday, March 9th. What time does the fast begin and when does it end? The fast begins when one goes to sleep at night, unless one plans to wake up early to eat before the fast begins. If one planned to wake up early, he can eat until alot…

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DON’T 4-GET to Order the OU Guide to Passover

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