There's grain and there's grain. Of the many different types, Jewish law only accords special recognition to five of them. The ramifications of this distinction are numerous; let Rabbi Eli Gersten, the OU Kashruth Rabbinic Coordinator charged with recording OU Psak and Policy, be your guide! Tune in as he touches on such topics as brachos, Shabbos, taking challah, gluten allergies, and more. Come "wheat" Rabbi Gersten and the issues will be "spelt" out!
Harry H. Beren/COR ASK OU Outreach Special Kashrus Event in Toronto, ONT. Canada.
Introductions by: Rabbi Zvi Heber, COR and Rabbi Yosef Grossman, OU Kosher
Presenter – Rabbi Moshe Elefant, OU Kosher
The Integrity of Kosher Meat after the Los Angeles Meat Scandal
The Kashrus of Meat by Rabbi Moshe Klarberg, OU Senior Rabbinic Coordinator and Leader of the OU's Meat Division. - A discussion of contemporary kashrus issues pertaining to Meat. This presentation is the third of the Harry H. Beren ASK OU OUTREACH Kosher SKYPE series of shiurim to Kollel Beth HaTalmud in Melbourne, Australia.
Sometimes, you need to juggle two volumes of the Shulchan Aruch at the same time! A case in point involves doing business with non-kosher food. Join Rav Hershel Schachter, one of OU Kashruth’s Senior Poskim and Rosh Yeshiva of Yeshivas Rabbenu Yitzchok Elchanon, as he examines such questions as: Are there foods a Jew mayn’t sell? Are there foods a Jew mayn’t even own? Is a Jewish stock-holder considered an owner in the eyes of the Halacha? Tune in - you’ll see it was a good investment!
There are some chemicals that enhance the taste of food, but some chemicals are lethal. How does the OU handle both? Join Rabbi Eliyahu W. Ferrell, a Rabbinic Coordinator with OU Kashruth, as he examines the halachos and science behind the kashrus certification of inedibles and animal-derivatives. Glycerin seasoned with glass-cleanser may not be so […]