Rabbi David Mintz

The Kashrus of Medicine for Pesach

March 21, 2007, by

G-d wants us to guard our health. G-d wants us to avoid eating Chometz during Pesach. What do we do when these imperatives conflict? What does one do when a medicine contains fermented grains or legumes? OU Kashruth is happy to present Rabbi Mintz, the Rabbinic Coordinator charged with recording OU policy, in a special […]

Kitniyos: The Next Best Thing to Chometz

February 26, 2007, by

Only five grains can ferment to become chometz (leavened); why are so many more forbidden during Pesach? Join Rabbi Mintz, OU Kashruth Rabbinic Coordinator charged with recording OU P’sak and Policy, in a thorough exploration of the topic of Kitniyos (“legumes”). How did such a custom start among the Ashkenazim? To what foods does it […]