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OU Kosher’s Annual Conference Discusses Role of Technology in Kosher Supervision

After a very busy Passover season in April, OU Kosher convened its annual departmental conference in May for rabbinic coordinators and rabbinic field representatives. The conference was held at the…

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OU PASSOVER 2014 WRAP UP: SHARED EFFORT, BIG NUMBERS

Even as the 50-day sefirah countdown to Shavuot (June 4-5) proceeds, OU Kosher has released a different set of holiday-related numbers, reflecting the performance of the Orthodox Union during the…

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OU Honors Mr. Edmundo Gabaldon of Cargill Foods Mexico

The Orthodox Union honors Mr. Edmundo Gabaldon of Cargill Foods Mexico for his dedication and excellence in support of the OU’s programs servicing the community worldwide. Edmundo Gabaldon accepted the award on…

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Aged Cheese List

Here are some common cheeses and the lengths of time for which they are aged:

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

OU Kosher announces special extended hours of the OU Kosher Hotline to assist with Passover preparations — from 10:00 a.m-12 noon on Sunday, April 13, 2014 and from 10:00 a.m-1:00…

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OU KOSHER PRESENTS THE TOP CONSUMER QUESTIONS FOR PASSOVER 2014

  OU Kosher App The questions below are answered by Rabbi Tzvi Nussbaum, the voice of OU Kosher’s Consumer Hotline; the Webbe Rebbe; and Rabbi Eli Eleff, rabbinic coordinator and…

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BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL, THE OU GUIDE TO PASSOVER IS NOW AVAILABLE; ORDER NOW WHILE SUPPLIES LAST

The holiday is old but the Guide is new. With a completely fresh and innovative design and new features, the Orthodox Union’s 2014 Guide to Passover is now available for…

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Sherry Cask Whiskey Kosher for Purim? Find Out in New Consumer Edition of OU Daf HaKashrus

The New OU Daf HaKashrus Consumer Edition debuts for purim; Brings specialized knowledge from the realm of the experts to educate kosher consumers Daf HaKashrus has always been a very specialized publication….

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FROM MELBOURNE TO NORFOLK: GOING GLOBAL AT THE HARRY H. BEREN ASK OU SKYPE KOSHER EDUCATION PROGRAM

Listeners from Melbourne tune in As the sun set in Melbourne, Australia it rose in Norfolk, Virginia.  And thus, a new OU Kosher educational program was born. Just as OU…

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BYRD’S FAMOUS COOKIES OF SAVANNAH IS NOW CERTIFIED KOSHER BY THE ORTHODOX UNION

Byrd Cookie Company of Savannah, GA, baking “Byrd’s Famous Cookies” since 1924 for both Savannah locals and consumers around the world, has received kosher certification for its entire line of…

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