OU Kosher Staff

The Kosher Honey Story

Rabbi David Arfa OU Kosher, Rabbinic Coordinator As the Rosh Hashanah holiday approaches, Jews the world over will welcome a familiar holiday guest to their holiday table: the honey jar, omen for a sweet year. But they’ll be eyeing that guest first—for the all-important kosher symbol. What is it that makes a kosher-certified honey, kosher? […]

Why Do We Say Tashlich on Rosh Hashanah?

Where does the tradition of Tashlich come from? What does it mean and why do we say it on Rosh Hashanah? Find out with Rabbi Elefant!

One Pot Mediterranean Stir Fry

Did somebody say “one-pot”? Kosher.com is back with this amazing weeknight dinner, that looks complicated but couldn’t be simpler! We bet you’ve never tasted chicken quite like this before!

OU Kosher Q & A For Rosh Hashana

OU Kosher presents popular Q&As in preparation for Rosh Hashana. Additional questions can be asked by contacting the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) or by submitting them to kosherq@ou.org.  Alternatively, CHAT LIVE with an OU Kosher expert on www.oukosher.org via the chat icon located at the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. This Yom Tov season (5778) we have the oppertunity […]

Rosh Hashanah Simanim

Click on the image below to get OU Kosher’s handy guide to the Rosh Hashanah Simanim and the blessings made on each. OU Kosher wishes everyone a happy and sweet new year!

LINKS to the Past: A Kosher Hot Dog Odyssey

Rabbi David Arfa OU Kosher, Rabbinic Coordinator Call out ‘HOT DOGS!’ at any camp or colony, and prepare for a rush of running feet, and a clatter of plastic plates and forks. There is magic in those hot dogs, painted on the olfactory backdrop of pine trees and swimming pools. But while kosher hot dogs […]

Can You Use Flavored Briquettes For Your Grill?

Are the flavored briquettes sold for grills Kosher? Rabbi Elefant discusses whether they are okay to use or not.

Shawarma Chicken Lettuce Wraps

We’re all always on the go. Sometimes, you don’t have time to sit down with a knife and fork. That’s why these fork-less shawarma chicken wraps are the perfect grab-and-go lunch. Packed with flavor and all of the macros you need to get your through the day, it’s a lunch you’ll keep grabbing ’til it’s […]

Uri Zohar Visits OU Kosher HQ

Sunny Side Up Pretzel Boats

Next time you make breakfast in bed for someone, make it spectacular with these pretzel roll-filled sunny side up boats. They take minutes to make and they please every time!