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OU Kosher Releases Educational DVD Containing 91 Harry H. Beren ASK OU Kashrut Presentations

May 29, 2008

If you “ASK OU” Kosher about the intricacies of kashrut, you are going to get a very substantial answer, almost 55 hours worth.

That became perfectly clear today as the Orthodox Union Kosher Division announced the release of a DVD containing 91 presentations of ASKOU programs –kashrut education seminars presented by OU Kosher and made possible by a grant from the Harry H. Beren Foundation of Lakewood, NJ, in memory of Harry H. Beren z”l. Played end to end, the DVD would provide 25 hours of video and 29 hours of audio presentations.

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OU Kosher To Present Mesorah Conference IV, On Perspectives of Eretz Yisrael at Lander College

May 22, 2008

OU Kosher To Present Mesorah Conference IV, On Perspectives of Eretz Yisrael at Lander College, June 15
OU Kosher will provide a halachic, historic and archeological perspective of Eretz Yisrael, the Land of Israel, Jerusalem, the Temple Mount and the special mitzvot that are connected to this holy land when it presents Kedushas Ha’Aretz and its Mitzvos, Sunday, June 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p. m. at Lander College in Kew Gardens Hills, Queens.

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OU Kosher Presents Webcast On Complexities Of Keeping A Kosher Kitchen

May 9, 2008

OU Kosher Presents Webcast On Complexities Of Keeping A Kosher Kitchen, With Rabbi Yisroel Belsky And Rabbi Hershel Schachter, May 29

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OU To Present 3 Week Hands-On Program In Kashrut Education In June to Rabinnical Students at YU

May 7, 2008

The OU Goes to YU: OU To Present 3 Week Hands-On Program In Kashrut Education In June to Rabinnical Students at Yeshiva University Seminary, RIETS

Students preparing for the rabbinate at Yeshiva University will learn firsthand the intricacies of kosher certification from June 2-19 when the Orthodox Union brings its Harry H. Beren ASK OUTREACH Community Kashrut program to YU’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) for three weeks of seminars and site visits.

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Harry H. Beren OU Kosher Summer Program Now Accepting Applications

April 16, 2008

Harry H. Beren OU Kosher Summer Program, which trains next generation of Kashrut professionals, now accepting applications.

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OU Introduces New Recipes For Passover 2008

April 4, 2008

Tired of the same old Passover recipes? Sick of making matzah sandwiches and snacking on stale macaroons? For those seeking to liven up their holiday fare, the Passover website of…

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OU Kosher Announces Second Annual OU Kosher Essay Contest Winners

April 4, 2008

The Orthodox Union Kosher Division today announced that 10 students coast to coast have been named winners of the Second Annual OU Kosher Essay Contest for grades 4-12. The winners…

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What’s Kosher for Passover? OU’s Annual Passover Guide in a Colorful New Format Has all the Answer

March 25, 2008

In a colorful new format and as usual crammed full of information to facilitate Passover preparation and observance, the OU Guide to Passover 5768/2008 is now available. An annual special issue of OU’s Jewish Action magazine, the Guide has been redesigned and filled with color features as well as advertising.

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A Milestone for Kosher Tidbits: OU Series Announces its 100th Program

March 24, 2008

Just in time for the Torah portion of Shemini, to be read March 29 and which introduces the laws of kosher, OU Kosher will celebrate the production of the 100th and 101st Kosher Tidbits, the comprehensive series of 15-minute broadcasts by OU experts on a wide variety of kosher topics, and heard on http://www.ouradio.org.

The century mark is reached by a program on Shemittah, the sabbatical year in Israel, recorded by Rabbi Moshe Elefant, Chief Operating Officer of OU Kosher; and the 101st on non-kosher kitchens, by Rabbi Eliyahu Ferrell, Rabbinic Consultant.

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Orthodox Union Announces Newly Certified Kosher for Passover Products

March 20, 2008

Once again this year, for the festive holiday of Passover, the Orthodox Union has made available a list of newly certified OU Kosher for Passover products.

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