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AskOUtreach Goes to Yeshiva Ohr Somayach in Monsey for May-June Program

After receiving outstanding results from sending OU Kashrus experts to places they have never gone before, the Orthodox Union’s Harry H. Beren ASK OUTREACH program will continue its travels to Monsey, NY, where it will present a series of shiurim. The program, located at Yeshiva Ohr Somayach, 244 Rte. 306, in the new Bais Shvidler auditorium will begin Sunday, May 10, and will continue to run Sundays until June 7.

OU Passover Website for 2009, oupassover.org, is up and Running

Since 2006, the Orthodox Union has been calming frazzled nerves and answering questions on everything from cleaning to cooking inspired by one of the most enjoyable – but also the most intricate and complex to prepare for – Jewish holidays, Passover. The OU does this by creating a Passover website that can be found at […]

OU Kosher to Recommend Organic Certification Agency to OU Clients

As part of its practice of providing a full range of services to its certified companies, OU Kosher has announced that it will recommend Organic National & International Certifiers (ON & IC) of Lincolnwood, IL to its client companies who are seeking certification that their products are not only kosher, but organic as well.

Newly Redesigned Product Search

Is It OU Kosher? Newly Redesigned Product Search Feature On Website Aids Consumer In Finding OU Certified Items

Remembrance of the Mumbai Kedoshim

Rabbi Martin Grunberg, a rabbinic field representative for OU Kosher, who covers Asia for the OU, knew both Ben Zion Chroman and Rabbi Leibish Teitelbaum, who were murdered in the Mumbai massacre. He has prepared the following remembrance of the kedoshim.

OU Direct, Account Management Tool for OU KOSHER Companies, Adds Online Ingredient Automation

OU Direct, the six-part website which OU Certified companies use to manage their accounts, became even more direct today with the enhancement of Online Ingredient Automation. This newest feature will enable companies to easily manage their Schedule A’s and add ingredients via the web – avoiding the paperwork that registering these ingredients used to entail. […]

Yeshiva University Non-Science Majors Come to OU Kosher to Explore Chemistry and Kashrut

Yeshiva University Non-Science Majors Come To OU Kosher To Explore Checmistry And Kashrut, in Practical Applications of Torah Law

OU KOSHER Educational Program Reaches Out

The ASK OUTREACH program, which was specifically designed to put OU Kosher in contact with communities in the Torah world not part of its usual constituency, reached out in a most significant way last week, conducting a two-part hands-on session in kosherization for the Satmar Yoreh Deah Kollel of Kiryas Joel, NY.

OU Participants Come from the 4 Corners of the Torah World

They came from Jerusalem and they came from Brooklyn, and from Berlin and Paris which are roughly in between the two. Others came from Las Vegas, from Providence, Rhode Island and from Grand Rapids, Michigan, which is also roughly between the two. Twenty came from Lakewood and others from Monsey and New Square, NY, bastions […]

Down in Old Kentucky, OU Certified Bluegrass Dairy Hits the Finish Line First at the Kentucky State Fair

In what may be considered the Kentucky Derby of cheese competitions, OU kosher-certified cheese manufactured by Bluegrass Dairy & Food/Glasgow Division of Glasgow and Springfield, KY recently won first place gold in all three classes at the Kentucky State Fair for its Natural Cheddar (Wilderness Trails brand) and its Natural Gouda (Bluegrass Dairy & Food […]