Consumer News

OU KOSHER TO BEGIN ITS FOURTH ADVANCED KASHRUS SEMINAR FOR WOMEN IN NEW YORK, MONDAY AUGUST 24 – FRIDAY, AUGUST 28

July 2, 2015

Want to learn and understand the laws of kosher from the experts of the most-recognized kashrus organization in the world? OU Kosher will present its fourth ASK OU Advanced Kashrus Seminar for Women from Monday, August 24 to Friday, August 28 at OU headquarters in New York.  The women’s seminar alternates with a men’s program…

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Online Movie: Outer Space Kosher

June 23, 2015

Two kids set out to create a kosher product – a meteor bite. When their idea is stolen by an unscrupulous marketing executive, they go into action. This Kosher adventure is for the whole family.  Click here to watch it now! In addition to the feature film above, we’ve also included a bonus movie, in…

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Sold Out: ASK OU Tour of OU KOSHER Meat Production

June 18, 2015

A new OU Kosher product is in the marketplace, and it has proven so popular that it has “sold out” even before its existence was officially announced. The product in question is not food, but it is certainly OU Kosher.  As the newest entry in its expanding array of kosher education programs, the OU Kashrus…

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OU KOSHER RESPONDS TO THE PRE-PASSOVER 2015 NEEDS

April 30, 2015

As the kosher community continues to expand and grow, so does OU Kosher’s commitment to serve it. The just-concluded 2015 Passover season clearly highlights the great lengths that OU Kosher went to once again to meet the needs of the kosher consumer. “People told me how wonderful it was that the OU was there for…

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Jelly Belly Candy Company Receives 2015 OU Company of the Year Award

April 27, 2015

Ms. Pat Collins, Director of Sales for the Jelly Belly Candy Company, accepting the 2015 OU Company of the Year award at the annual OU Kashruth  conference on Sunday, April 26, 2015. This prestigious award represents Jelly Belly’s excellence in dedication and commitment to their OU kosher program and the community at large. On hand…

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OU KOSHER ANNOUNCES EXTENDED HOURS – KOSHER HOTLINE

March 23, 2015

OU Kosher announces special OU Kosher Hotline hours to assist with Passover preparations. The following are the hotline’s extended hours: Sunday March 29th: 10:00 am – 12 :00 noon Monday March 30 – Thursday April 2nd: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Friday April 3rd: 10:00 am – 1 :00 pm (Erev Yom Tov) The kosher hotline number is 212-613-8241….

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Pre-Passover Programs in Queens, Brooklyn &Lakewood

March 23, 2015

Once again this year, OU Kosher will send its experts into the field to provide educational seminars prior to Passover. The programs, part of the Harry H. Beren ASK OU OUTREACH initiative, are as follows:   Sunday, March 22 Congregation Ahavas Yisrael of Kew Gardens Hills, 147- 02 73rd Ave, 8–9:30 p.m. Rabbi Herschel Welcher,…

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KOSHER EXPERTS RESPOND TO PASSOVER QUESTIONS IN WEBINAR

March 19, 2015

OU Kosher presented its annual Pre-Passover Webinar, to enable its kashrut experts to educate the kosher consumer about the most complex Jewish holiday of the year.  For those who missed the presentation, or want to view it again, it is archived at  oukosher.org/passover/webcast/pre-pesach/pre-pesach-webcast-5775/. Moderated by Rabbi Eli Eleff, rabbinic coordinator and  consumer relations administrator, this…

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Download the OU Guide to Passover Here

March 12, 2015

Passover 2015 OU Guide to Passover 2015 The OU Guide to Passover 2015 is now available – download now and get started on your holiday prep. From kosher lists and cleaning tips to zmanim and a guide to kosher wine, it’s your must-have resource for this time of the year. Download Passover Guide    Pre-Passover Webinar…

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THE OU GUIDE TO PASSOVER IS NOW AVAILABLE

March 12, 2015

The OU’s Guide to Passover is an annual Jewish home staple for the upcoming holiday. What would Passover be without The Orthodox Union’s Guide to Passover? The OU is pleased to announce that this year’s edition has now been shipped to all subscribers to the OU’s Jewish Action magazine, and to individuals, synagogues, organizations and…

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