The following article is adapted from the newly published Spring issue of Jewish Action: The Magazine of the Orthodox Union. Copies of the issue are available from the OU for $4.50 by calling 212-613-8137. Dating back to the time of Moses, the practice had always been to make matzah by hand. With the advent of […]
A long standing Chol Hamoed Passover tradition will continue this year when the National Conference of Synagogue Youth’s (NCSY) Etz Chaim New Jersey Region will present its Twenty-Fifth Annual Passover Spectacular at Six Flags Great Adventure on Sunday, April 16 – Monday, April 17 for guests of all ages. These dates are the first two […]
The Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America presented their annual Pre-Passover Seminar for Rabbis this week, addressing a variety of issues that involve the laws of kashrut and holiday observance.
OU Launches New Website, www.oupassover.com, to Answer Passover Queries
To answer questions that frequently arise during the Passover season, when the dietary laws are different from the ones that govern the rest of the year, OU Kosher has launched a brand new website, www.oupassover.com.
As part of an ongoing series of visits from schools to the Orthodox Union, students from Torah Institute (Shearith Hapleitah) of Baltimore visited OU headquarters recently to learn more about the vast world of kashrut. Rabbi Abraham Juravel, Co-Director of the OU Kosher Ingredient Approval Registry, shared a late-breaking finding with the students about the […]
To answer questions that frequently arise during the Passover season, when the dietary laws are different from the ones that govern the rest of the year, OU Kosher has launched a brand new website, www.oupassover.com. The website is a one-stop-shop for all Passover related queries, ranging from recipe substitutes, to cleaning tips, to making a […]
The Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America presented their annual Pre-Passover Seminar for Rabbis this week, addressing a variety of issues that involve the laws of kashrut and holiday observance. The program was webcast and viewed by rabbis around the country and as far away as Germany. Rabbi Yoel Schonfeld was Program Coordinator. […]
As Passover rapidly approaches, Rabbi Dov Schreier, the Orthodox Union Kosher Division’s Rabbinic Coordinator for Food Services, is making final preparations for certifying leading New York restaurants as OU Kosher for Passover. “The game plans are falling into place and the arrangements are being made for the koshering,” Rabbi Schreier said. “As Pesach approaches, the […]
The Orthodox Union, in conjunction with Congregation Anshe Chesed in Linden, N.J., will present another in its series of Positive Jewish Marriages programs, Make Your Good Marriage Into a Great Marriage, on Sunday, April 30 from 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the synagogue, 1000 Orchard Terrace. Positive Jewish Marriages, is a program of the […]
In a New Orleans graveside ceremony this past Sunday (March 19), Rabbi Mayer Waxman, Orthodox Union Director of Synagogue Services, participated in the burial of seven Torah scrolls belonging to Beth Israel Congregation that were destroyed, along with the synagogue itself, during Hurricane Katrina. The OU has been working with the RCA and Yeshiva University […]