Elul 5768 – Tishrei 5769 / Sept-Oct 2008

Vol. 17 / No. 1

• Retail Dairy Products: What’s Hows and Whys (Part 1) by Rabbi Avrohom Gordimor
• Syco Foods
• Kashruth Alerts!
• Keeping Tabs on Glycerin by Rabbi Gavriel Price
• Pas Yisroel Products by Rabbi Yonatan Kaganoff
• Boachem L’Shalom!
• Mazel Tov To…
• Condolences To…

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Mar Cheshvan 5769 / November 2008

Vol. 17 / No. 2

• Retail Dairy Products: What’s Hows and Whys (Part 2) by Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer
• Mailbox
• Kashruth Alerts!
• Kashruth Advisory!
• Mazel Tov To…
• Condolences To…

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Kislev 5769 / December 2008

Vol. 17 / No. 3

Cholov Stam Revisited by Rabbi Avraham Gordimer
• Drinking Coffee on the Road
• Forward 50 includes Rabbi Menachem Genack
• ASK OUtreach Presenters Receive Rave Reviews
• Important Notification
• Rememberance of the Mumbai Kedoshim
• Shock in Kosher World
• Mazal Tov to…
• Condelences to…
• Kashruth Alerts!
Aish m’aish bishul yisroel by Rabbi Eli Gersten
Tzaitchem L’Shalom U-Bo’achem L’Shalom
• These DVD’s are Rated OU
• Harry H. Beren ASK OU Returns to Lakewood

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Shevat 5768 / January 2008

Vol. 16 / No. 4

• Cholov Yisroel Ricotta Production by Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer
• Kashering From a Davar Gush – Part Two by Rabbi Eli Gersten
• Rabbis On The Road – Kashruth Experts Visit Small Communities
• Tidbits
• Kashruth Alerts

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Adar Rishon 5768 / February 2008

Vol. 16 / No. 5

• Master List of Temperatures
• Kashruth Advisory!
• YU Participates in Harry H. Beren Visit OU Program
• Kashruth alert!
• Mazal Tov To…
• Condeolences to…

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Adar Sheni 5768 / March 2008

Vol. 16 / No. 6

• Master List of Temperatures: Issues and Responses by Rabbi Eli Gersten
• Huge Lakewood Gathering: Crown of New OU Kashruth Initiative
• OU-P: What’s New for ’08? by Rabbi Shmuel Singer
• Health Products and Supplements List: Non-Chometz and Non- Chometz Derivatives compiled by Rabbi Yonatan Kaganoff
• Passover Advisory
• Kosher Subway: OU Certified Kosher Opens In Wall Street Area
• Kashruth Alert!
• Labels
• Publications
• Mazal Tov to…
• Refuah Shlaimah
• Condolences to….

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Nisan 5768 / April 2008

Vol. 16 / No. 7

• Rav Kamenetsky visit: Rav Shmuel Kamenetsky visits OU Headquarters as part of Harry H. Beren ASK OUTREACH Initiative
• The Hard Truth About Hard Cheese: How long must one wait after hard cheese? By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer
• Chametz She’avar Alav HaPesach By Rabbi Eli Gersten
• Publications
• Kashruth Alert!
• Kashruth Advisory!
• Mazal Tov to…
• Condolences to….

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Iyar 5768 / May 2008

Vol. 16 / No. 8

• How To Tell the Difference Between Rennet and Acid Casein By Rabbi Mordechai Merzel
• Summer Program Applications: Harry H. Beren OU Kosher Summer Program – Training the Next Generation of Kashrut Professionals
• Harry H. Beren Ask OU9: Ask OU9 Kashrut Training Program
• Kashruth Alert!
• Kashruth Advisory!
• Mazal Tov to…

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Iyar 5768 / June 2008

Vol. 16 / No. 9

• E-mail by Rabbi Yaakov Luban
• Mesorah Conference IV – OU Kosher to Present Mesorah Conference IV, on Kedushas Ha’aretz and Its Mitzvos at Lander College, June 15
• Two Distinguished Guests from Overseas at the OU
• Kashering a Ben Yomo Kli by Rabbi Eli Gersten
• OU Kosher Educational DVD – OU Kosher Releases Educational DVD Containing 91 Harry H. Beren ASK OU Kashrut Presentations
• Kashruth Alert!
• Kashruth Advisory!
• Mazal Tov to…
• Condolences to…
• Boachem L’Shalom to…

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Tammuz/Av 5768 / July-August 2008

Vol. 16 / No. 10

• Calculating Bitul by Rabbi Eli Gersten
• The Kashruth Issues of Toothpaste by Rabbi Dovid Bistricer
• Yoshon Symposium – Focuses on Yoshon Flour Shortage by Rabbi David Gorelik
• OU Mesorah Conference IV – Kedushas Ha’aretz and its Mitzvos
• Ask OU Outreach Reaches North
• From the Desk of the Maj. Deputy Chief Rabbi of the Israel Airforce
• Ingredients by Rabbi Gavriel Price
• Kashruth Alert!
• Kashruth Advisory!

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Spring 2008

  • Editor’s Letter: A Jam-Packed Issue
    Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran
  • On the Beam: In Largest Liquor Kosher Certification in U.S., DeKuyper 60-Flavor Line of Cordials and Liqueurs Recieves OU Symbol
  • China Goes Kosher
    by Stan L. Friedman and Ilya Welfeld
  • China’s Kosher Takeout
    by Ching-Ching Ni
  • Inspirational and Healthy Eating For Passover
    by Bayla Sheva Brenner
  • Sandwiches: Symbol or Meal
    by Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran
  • A Blend of the Old and the New
    by Menachem Lubinsky
  • Stolichnaya Sets the Standard
  • The Monk’s Tale: Frangelico Liqueur from Italy
    by Rabbi Shaul Gold
  • Your Kosher HoOUscope
    by Rabbi Avrohom Stone
  • The Cold Facts: How to Make Kosher Ice Cream
  • Flying the Kosher Skies
    by Stephen Steiner
  • It’s Not Greek To Him
    by Rabbi Aharon Brun-Kestler
  • The Gerentes: A Greek Family Devoted to Olives and To OU Kosher
    by Rabbi Aharon Brun-Kestler
  • Helping Consumers Get the Most Bang For the Buck on Food Purchases
    by Brian Todd
  • Martek Makes its Mark in Bioscience
    by Rabbi Menachem Adler
  • At Martek, Quality Assurance and OU Kosher Certification Go Hand in Hand
    by Rabbi Menachem Adler
  • The Tea Party Is Just Getting Started: Honest Reflections
    by Seth Goldman
  • Tanks for the Memories
    by Rabbi Gavriel Price
  • It’s Not Child’s Play

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Summer 2008

    • OU Kosher Kidz Video
    • Editor’s Letter: Why Food Matters
      by: Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran
    • Good News for Gluten- Free Consumers: Now You Can Have Your Cake & Eat it Too!
      by: Bayla Sheva Brenner
    • Gluten-Free Flour Power: Celiac Sufferer helps Others by Helping Herself
      by: Bayla Sheva Brenner
    • At Twin Rivers Technologies, OU Kosher Glycerin Is Now in Production
    • All in a day’s Work (Actually Many Days): Twin Rivers and OU Kosher Make a Complex Kosherization a Realityby: Rabbi Avrohom Stone


  • OU Companies Speak


    • In the Plain of Spain: An OU Rabbinic Coordinator Seeks Out Olives and Other Kosher Products
      by: Rabbi Aharon Brun-Kestler
    • Aceites y Salsas Muela: Expands into the Olive Oil Business with Help from the OU
    • La Morella Nuts Provides Ingredients for Recipes That Are Both Tasty and Healthful
    • The Olives of Seville: Loreto Specialty Foods S.L. Supplies OU Certified Olives to Worldwide Market, Including United States
    • Mario Camacho Foods Merges Seville with Omaha, with Quality and Safety as the Goals



  • Upstate Stories


  • Fortitech Holds the Fort
  • OU and Fortitech: A Mutually Fortifying Relationship
  • OU Profile: Rabbi Zvi Goodman
  • Captive Audience: OU Kosher Provides Meals for the New York State Prison System
    by: Seth Eben Shapiro
  • Rabbi Bomzer’s Capital District OU Route
  • OU RFR Profile: Rabbi Moshe Bomzer
  • Birds of the Bible: Solving the Mystery of Which of the Species Are Kosher And Which Are Not
    by: Rabbi Chaim Loike
  • In An Absolute World: The Most Iconic Vodka Receives the Kosher Seal of Approval of the Orthodox Union
  • OU Kosher’s China Syndrome: How I Traveled to Shanghai to Promote the World’s Most Popular Kashrut Symbol and Experienced a Shabbat to Remember
    by: Phyllis Koegel
  • World-Wide Window to OU Kosher
    by: Bayla Sheva Brenner
  • Ask The Rabbi: Tanker Trailers
    by: Rabbi Nachum Rabinowitz
  • It’s Anchovy Time
    by: Rabbi Chaim Goldberg
  • At Kingsburg Orchards, Kosher Coatings Make Their Fruits Peachy Keen
    by: Rabbi Gavriel Price
  • OU Kosher Supervisor in Louisville Plays Matchmaker Between Certified Companies and JFVS Food Pantry

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