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OU Kosher: Bringing the Boom for Business & Consistent Quality to Consumers

July 20, 2005

Who could have predicted that kosher food production would become a global business for thousands of food companies across the globe?

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Rabbi Yerachmiel Morrison: A Rabbinical Coordinator with All the Right Ingredients

June 6, 2005

Rabbi Morrison began his work at the OU over a decade ago. Before entering the field of kashrut, he served for seven years as Rav of the Springs Hebrew Congregation, a suburb of Johannesburg and for six in South Africa’s Port Elizabeth community. Among his other varied rabbinical responsibilities, he oversaw both areas’ kashrut needs. This wealth of experience proved invaluable for the formidable demands placed on the Rabbinical Coordinator (a.k.a. RC) at the helm of the OU’s ingredients registry.

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Orthodox Union Announces Changes in Administrative Titles in Kosher Division

June 2, 2005

OU Announces that Rabbi Menachem Genack Will Assume the Additional Title of CEO of Kosher Division, with Rabbi Moshe Elefant Becoming COO.

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OU’S Rabbi Safran to Speak at Buenos Aires Kosher Food Show, June 21 and 22

May 25, 2005

Rabbi Eliyahu Safran, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator for the Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division, will speak on “Maximizing your Company’s Potential with OU Certification,” at the third annual ArgenKosher international trade show in Buenos Aires.

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Three Leading Israeli Rabbis Visit OU to Strengthen Ties With Kashrut Division

May 24, 2005

Three prominent Israeli rabbis visited Orthodox Union headquarters in New York on Monday and met with the OU Kashrut Division staff, led by Rabbi Menachem Genack. “The purpose of this visit is to cement the relationship between these rabbis and OU Kashrut,” declared Rabbi Genack.

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A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Plant

May 22, 2005

During the course of a year, 400 RFR’s travel across the roads and skyways encircling this busy planet to ensure that the world’s food factories produce products fit for the kosher consumers’ consumption. While guaranteeing the highest standards of kashrut, these indispensable trips often produce tasty food for thought as well.

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Integrated Pharmaceuticals, Inc. gains OU Kosher Certification

May 18, 2005

Integrated Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that, after successful completion of inspection of its production facility, the company received the Kosher Certification from the Orthodox Union (OU) for all of its products.

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A New OU Kosher Video Release: The Mesorah of Kosher Birds and Animals

April 13, 2005

Experience this video of the historic one day ASK OU conference about the Mesorah of Kosher Birds and Animals in its entirety.

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OU Kosher Publishes Special Passover Issue of Behind the Union Symbol

April 1, 2005

OU Kosher has just published a special edition of its seasonal magazine, “Behind the Union Symbol” featuring articles about Kosher for Passover, edited by Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator.
Copies of this special issue can be downloaded (in pdf format) by clicking here.

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OU Launches Passover Website

March 27, 2005

The OU is proud is announce the release of its new Passover Website.

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