OU Kosher Pre-Pesach Webinar 5778/2018

The OU Kosher panelists: Rabbi Moshe Elefant, Chief Operating Officer Rabbi Gavriel Price, Rabbinic Coordinator for Ingredient Research Rabbi Eli Gersten, Rabbinic Coordinator and Halachic Recorder We also featured the OU Certified GE Shabbos Keeper from Zman Technologies

Jaffa Citrus Fruits Sold in North America

Now OU Kosher certified! The land of Israel and its produce have always held a special place in Jewish hearts and minds. Israel is on the cutting-edge of agriculture technology, and its fruits and vegetables are renowned for their quality and flavor. Our sages teach us that Moshe Rabbeinu greatly desired to enter the land […]

Tribute to the Rav

Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, outstanding Rabbinic leader of the last century, served as an inspiring teacher for generations of students, as well as a venerated mentor for generations of leaders in the Jewish world. Reverently known as the “Rav”, with dazzling brilliance and profound wisdom, he revealed new layers of clarity and understanding in every […]

The Spirit of the Holiday

Liquor & Liqueur for Pesach When enjoyed responsibly, liquor and liqueur products can enhance the Yom Tov “spirit.” However, during Pesach, these products always require special Pesach certification. Liquor is defined as an unsweetened distilled alcoholic beverage. Liqueur is the aforementioned distilled beverage, with added sweeteners and other flavoring agents. The common denominator between liquor […]

The Modern Kitchen

Rolled lips, seams or cracks, which cannot be cleaned, will require torching of those areas. Utensils should be immersed one at a time into a pot of boiling water that is on the fire. Water should be allowed to return to a boil before the next item is placed in to the pot. The pot can be non-Passover, provided it is clean, has not been used for 24 hours, and water is first boiled in the pot and discarded. Larger items can be submerged in the water one part at a time.

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