Daf ha-kashrus

Daf Hakashrus Yomim Noraim 5777 – Consumer Edition

• Is Your Oven Kosher? Part III • Halacha Yomis on Shmitah

Cold Whey

The OU accepts whey from cold non-kosher cheese production, provided that the cheese is made with kosher rennet. However, there is a disagreement among poskim, regarding whey that was made with animal rennet. Teshuvos Chasam Sofer (Y.D. 77) assumes that the rennet acts as a ma’amid on the whey, and he therefore writes that whey…

Daf Hakashrus Purim 5776 – Consumer Edition

• Hagaon Harav Chaim Yisroel Halevi Belsky Zt”l – An Appreciation • Is Your Oven Kosher? – What every Kosher Cook Must Know • Mifustar – Is it Mevushal?

IS YOUR OVEN KOSHER?

WHAT EVERY KOSHER COOK MUST KNOW From the ancient kirah to our modern microwave, oven cooking requires specific kashrus knowledge. Rabbi Luban explains the halachos involved and provides a practical guideline. A tasty food can be made inedible if not prepared properly. The same is true in the realm of kashruth. As we are meticulously…

MIFUSTAR – IS IT MEVUSHAL?

The kosher wine consumer knows that when shopping for wine, in addition to checking the bottle for a reliable hashgacha, they must also check to see if the wine is labeled mevushal or non-mevushal. Mevushal wine may be handled, and even poured by a non-Jew or a non-shomer Shabbos Jew; however non-mevushal wine, once opened,…

Devotion & Passion

A Tribute to the Life of Rabbi Emanuel Holzer zt”l On the 13th day of Adar 1, Erev Purim Katan, 5776, Rabbi Emanuel (Manny) Holzer zt”l passed away. Rabbi Holzer, an extraordinarily devoted disciple of the Rav, Rav Yosef Dov Soloveitchik, zt”l, was an outstanding osek betzorchei tsibur, who dedicated much of his life to the…

ADAR ALEPH 5776/ FEBRUARY 2016

• An Appreciation • Rav Belsky Zt”l – an appreciation • A Giant in Our Midst • Rabbi Belsky Remembered • Interactions with Rav Belsky Zt”l – Redefining the Word “Irreplaceable” •  Kashrus Alert, Mazal Tov, Condolences…

TEVET-SHEVAT 5776/JANUARY 2016

• Cold Spicy Foods • Reclamation and Reuse of Water • What’s the Bracha on …Potato Kugel? Corn Bread? • Tanker & Railcar Wash Map

KISLEV 5776/ DECEMBER 2015

• Raisin Juice • Recycling Hot Water in Wash Facilities • Stranded in Germany – Who am I going to call? • Mail… ASKOU… Alerts… Mazel Tov…

Daf Haskashrus Chanukah 5776 – Consumer Edition

• What Could be Wrong with… Fish? • What Could be Wrong with… the “K”? • What Could be Wrong with… the Supervision of Rabbi So-And-So?

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