Rabbi Avi Juravel

Rabbi Avraham Juravel serves as the OU Kosher Rabbinic Coordinator for Technical Services. His expertise and professional advice is sought by many Kashrut professionals throughout the United States and the world. Rabbi Chaim Goldberg is an OU Kosher Rabbinic Coordinator specializing primarily in fish and potato product manufacturing. His wife and children guard his spuds and tackle box at his Brooklyn, NY, home.

Kosher Chocolate Mystery and an OU Rabbi

I once visited a U.S. company that manufactured both dairy and pareve kosher-certified chocolate. This is what the process looked like.  They start off putting dry, powdered ingredients like sugar and cocoa powder through a refiner, which is a series of rollers that crush the powder to make it even finer, each successive roller grinding […]