Summer 2016

Do We Eat to Live, or Live to Eat?; A Pretty Pretzel; Kosher Whey

AV 5776/AUGUST 2016

• Lo Basi Ela L’Orer: Cooking on Yom Tov • Dairy from the Desert: An Update on the Camel Milk Situation (or Non-Situation) • Lo Basi Ela L’Orer: Chozer V’Niyur • Kashrus Alert, Mazel Tov… • 2016 OU Kashrus Conference

TAMUZ 5776/JULY 2016

• Lo Basi Ela L’Orer: Chafing Dish • In Tribute of Rabbi Michael Sanders zt”l: Humility and Dignity Intertwined by Rabbi Yaakov Luban • Kashrus Alert, Boachem Leshalom…

SIVAN 5776/ JUNE 2016

• Lo Basi Ela L’Orer: Steam Table • In Memory of HaGaon HaRav Chaim Yisroel Belsky zt”l • Recent OU Kosher Halacha Yomis • What in the World is Whey? • Kashrus Alert, Mazel Tov…

Daf Hakashrus Shavuos 5776 – Consumer Edition

• What in the World is Whey? • Is Your Oven Kosher? – Part II  


• Lo Basi Ela L’Orer: Cold Whey • Mifustar – is It Mevushal? • Recent OU Kosher Halacha Yomis • Ask OU, Mazel Tov, Condolences, Kashrus Alert, Kashrus Advisory

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…

Winter 2016

Interactions with Rabbi Belsky – Redefining the Word “Irreplaceable”; Viva La OU Kosher! Bringing the Taste of Italy Home; Double, Double, Toil and Trouble: When One Boiler Serves Kosher and Non-Kosher Production

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?


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…

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