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Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer

Is Milk Kosher?

August 1, 2007, by

Some cows have certain defects in their organs that render their meat non-kosher, even if properly slaughtered. Moreover, the milk of such cows is non-kosher! Does a farmer need to do an MRI every time he milks a cow? Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer, an OU Kashruth Rabbinic Coordinator with special expertise in dairy products, discusses the […]

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Drinks that are Pasteurized: What You Haven’t Realized

July 2, 2007, by

A little-known secret of kosher drinks: it’s rare for a parve drink to be made on equipment dedicated exclusively to parve! How, then, does the certification work? Join Rabbi Gordimer, an OU Kashruth Rabbinic Coordinator with special expertise in dairy products, for a masterful and crystal-clear seminar on pasteurization and kosherization. This is a must-hear […]

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Pizza: A Slice of (Kosher) Life

January 5, 2007, by

Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kashruth As a snack or a supper, pizza is there for us in a “crunch”! How is the kosher variety produced? Join Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer, an OU Kashruth Rabbinic Coordinator with special expertise in dairy products, as he clues us in. As a bonus, Rabbi Gordimer discusses the controversy […]

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Got (Powdered) Milk (Protein)?

August 11, 2006, by

Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kashruth Division What does imitation cheese have to do with imitation jewelry? Plenty! Join Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer, a Rabbinic Coordinator with OU Kashruth specializing in dairies, and learn the secrets of kosher casein (milk-protein) manufacture. If you have questions or comments for Rabbi Gordimer please send them to: gordimer@ou.org

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Kosher Cheese: Overcoming the Hurdles for the Milk that Curdles: Part I

July 13, 2006, by

Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kashruth Division There is little (if anything) more challenging to certify as kosher than cheese. What makes this seemingly simple item so demanding? Rabbi Gordimer, a Rabbinic Coordinator with OU Kashruth specializing in dairies, provides us with a valuable survey of the issues involved. If you have questions or […]

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Kosher Yogurt: An Uplifting Cultural Experience

May 5, 2006, by

Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer Rabbinic Coordinator, OU Kashruth Division Think that certifying yogurt is “just a bowl of cherries”? Think again! Rabbi Gordimer, an expert in the field of dairy certification, uncovers the surprising complexities in kosher yogurt production. If you have questions or comments for Rabbi Gordimer please send them to: gordimer@ou.org

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