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Keeping Up with Passover Trenditions

Supermarkets across the globe know just the right moment to signal the Jewish consumer’s Passover panic. About six weeks before the holiday begins, the conspicuous Passover display reminders appear–endless boxes…

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From the Editor

The very Hebrew name for the holiday, Pesach, refers to a conversant mouth. The matzah rabbinically referred to as lechem oni, poor man’s bread, is seen not simply as a…

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The Sleeping Giant: The Kosher For Passover Market

The scene in my local supermarket is a familiar one each year. A few weeks before Passover, the first shipment of OUP (P=KOSHER FOR PASSOVER) Coca-Cola arrives and is placed…

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Pesach Seminar on the Web

The OU/RCA pre-Pesach Seminar, originally given on Monday, March 28 is now available online. Click here for a schedule and video feeds.

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OU Kosher Publishes Issue of Behind the Union Symbol

OU Kosher has just published a special edition of its seasonal magazine, “Behind the Union Symbol” featuring articles about Kosher for Passover, edited by Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator.
Copies of this special issue can be downloaded (in pdf format) by clicking here.

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OU Kosher Releases Guidelines for Passover Medicines

The list is available here.

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The Kosher Color Spectrum: The Kosher Status of Food Colorants

An explanation of food colorants and its implications for Kosher supervision.

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OU Kosher Releases Guidelines for Non-Food Items

The list is available here.

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OU Launches Passover Website

The OU is proud is announce the release of its new Passover Website.

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The Beginnings of OU Kosher

The beginnings of the Orthodox Union’s Kashruth Division and the world famous OU symbol.

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