OU Kosher to Certify Made-for-Shabbos GE Appliances
OU Kosher is in the process of certifying several GE Appliances (formerly GE) to help observant Jews keep the laws of the Sabbath.
Assuring Insect-Free Romaine Lettuce
Romaine lettuce is commonly used for maror. This type of lettuce is known as an open leaf variety.
Chametz After Pesach: What, When, and Why
The Torah not only prohibits consuming and deriving benefit from chametz during Pesach, it also prohibits its ownership.
Passover games for kids! Click the images to download.
What is Kosher for Passover?
What Does “KOSHER FOR PASSOVER” Mean? During Passover, Jewish law forbids the consumption or possession by Jews of all edible fermented grain products (Chametz) or related foods. Therefore, even foods and household products which meet the strict, year-round dietary regulations, and are considered Kosher, are nevertheless, often unacceptable, or require special preparation for Passover use […]
OU KOSHER’S Rabbi Moshe Elefant Joins Talkline With Zev Brenner Live Each Night Leading Up To Passover
Rabbi Moshe Elefant may be most closely identified as Chief Operating Officer of OU Kosher and the magid shiur of the Orthodox Union’s AllDaf Daf Yomi webcast (whose thousands of daily learners make his lectures the most popular Daf in the world). For listeners of the Talkline With Zev Brenner radio program, America’s premier Jewish show, Rabbi Elefant’s name has […]
Let Them Eat Cake: Ingredient Substitutions Done Right
All I need for a great menu is some forethought and a little tweaking. The right ingredient substitutions are all it takes.
Make Pesach in Five Days
Yes, It CAN Be Done! Make Pesach in 5 Days. NCSY’s Meira Spivak’s New Book Tells Us How. For many of us preparing for Pesach involves a lot of work and worry. This book is intended to take away the worry and simplify the work. Some start worrying about Pesach months in advance: nightmares, cold […]
The Technology Behind OU Kosher
The Talmud teaches us that when Hashem sends us crises, He prepares the antidote in advance. As the global coronavirus set in last March, OU Kosher had little lead time to transition its large headquarters operation at 11 Broadway in Manhattan to a completely remote work environment. In what might be described as miraculous, the […]
The Kashering Primer
All about Pesach kashering, a process to prepare chametz vessels for Pesach use.