Passover Articles

How Does The OU Respond to Customer Inquiries?

The OU provides numerous platforms and channels for the kosher consumer to ascertain the status of OU Kosher certified products, p’sak and policies.

The Seder

The Seder and the age-old rituals of Passover seem to have the ability to capture our imagination as no other events in the Jewish calendar.

The World of OU Kosher – A Discussion with Rabbi Moshe Elefant, COO, OU Kosher

What are the responsibilities of administering the world’s largest kosher certification agency?

Reflections on the Seder from OU Rabbis

A collection of divrei Torah for the Seder.

Pesach Halacha Yomis

Under the direction of the Halacha Yomis program editors, the staff has selected questions and teshuvot for the eight days of Pesach.

How Does the OU Certify… Cheese, Flavors, Lettuce

Cheese is the most kosher-sensitive dairy product—and Passover is no exception.

How Does The OU Certify a Pesach Hotel: A Checklist

Turning over our homes and personal kitchens for Pesach is an arduous task. Effectively achieving this in a foodservice setting is all the more so…

Remembering Rabbi Belsky, zt”l

In talking about the Ri Migash (11th – 12th-century Spanish commentator), Maimonides says that “his intellect was frightening throughout the Talmud.” In the same way, all who knew Rabbi Chaim Yisroel Belsky were struck by his exceptional brilliance and his commanding knowledge of the body of Jewish law. This brilliance, however, went beyond the scope of Torah learning.

Navigating Kitchen Appliance Technology

Kitchen appliances have come a long way in recent years. Discover what Shabbat observers need to know about some of the challenges technology presents.

Matzah 101

It merely consists of flour and water but it’s a far more complex kosher product than you might imagine – enter the world of unleavened bread.