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Behind the Scenes of Kosher Meat

Surprisingly little is actually known about the kosher meat and poultry industry – misconceptions abound.

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Lactose Intolerance

What should a lactose intolerant person do over Passover? Lactaid Milk According to the OU poskim, if one purchases unflavored and unenriched lactaid milk before Passover, they can then use…

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Mechirat Chametz

How Mechirat Chametz, Selling Your Chametz, Works It may come as a surprise to many that the sale of chametz, one of Pesach’s traditional rituals, is actually a relatively recent…

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Guidelines for Medication – Passover 2015

The OU poskim have summarized the principles one should use when taking medication on Passover.

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The Modern Kitchen

GLOSSARY OF TERMS LIBUN – Burning HAGALAH – Boiling IRUY – Poured Boiling Water EVEN MELUBENET – Heated Stone SILVERWARE, POTS & OTHER SMALL ITEMS Hagalah (boiling in water) Rolled…

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My Chametz and Me – A Long Distance Relationship

If you are spending Pesach in a different time zone, how to deal with selling your chametz back home?

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Non-Food Item Guidelines for Passover – 2015

Passover and non-food items.

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Observing the Passover Holiday

What to do, and when to do it. Plus, our most important tip: Please, don’t forget to enjoy the holiday! For at least a month beforehand, Jews perform significant preparation for…

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OU-Kitniyot & OU-Matza Ashira Products 2015

Items listed in this section are specially supervised products and approved for use when bearing an OU Kitniyot or an OU Matza Ashira (matzo products baked with eggs, juice or honey…

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OU Kosher: An Overview of the World’s Most Trusted Kashrut Organization

“When you see the OU on a product, it is a testimony to the vitality of the Jewish people,” Rabbi Menachem Genack is fond of quoting his rebbe, Rabbi Joseph…

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