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The Mesorah Torah Journal

Mesorah is a Hebrew Torah journal published by the Kosher Division of the Orthodox Union and edited by Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO and Rabbinic Administrator of the Kosher Division, and Rabbi Hershel Schachter, Halakhic Advisor for the Kosher Division. Mr. Julius Berman, former president of the Orthodox Union and former chairman of the Kosher Commission, serves as chairman of the Mesorah Commission.

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Message from Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb and Rabbi Menachem Genack

Schechita: Setting the Facts Straight

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Statement of Rabbis and Certifying Agencies on Recent Publicity on Kosher Slaughter

As rabbis and certifying agencies involved in the supervision of kosher meat slaughter in the United States, we are deeply concerned that the recent publicity surrounding the videotape released by…

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All OU Symbols Explained

A complete list of all of the OU Symbols and their meaning.

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OU Joins Aquathin Corp. USA’s Silver Anniversary Celebration

IN 2005 the Aquathin Corp. USA will celebrate its Silver Anniversary,
and among those wishing the firm a Happy Anniversary is the Orthodox Union, given the close working relationship they share.

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Impulse First Kosher Energy Drink

Impulse Energy Drinks are the first in its category to have OU Certification.

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OU Conference Explores the Traditions of Rare Animals & Birds

What do American buffalo, giraffes, sparrows and grasshoppers have in common? They were all featured at an Orthodox Union conference in May on the traditions of kosher meat. An attendance…

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Kosherfest 2004 Brings Many Visitors to OU Booth

Kosherfest 2004, the sixteenth annual kosher food and foodservice trade show, took place at New York’s Jacob K. Javits Convention Center on October 26 and 27.

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Clearbrook Farms: “Taste them Once, Be Spoiled for Life”

Clearbrook Farms has been in the business of making the finest fruit-based products for 80 years. At Clearbrook Farms we believe in only using Grade A fruit to make our…

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High Fructose Corn Syrup

Most of us (with the possible exception of some of our more junior associates) did not, as children, have high fructose corn syrup in our foods. But as frequent visitors…

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