We’re FOR Grain, Not Against It

October 1, 2013, by

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!

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The Kosher Bakery

June 24, 2013, by

An ASK OU Skype Shiur to Kollel Beth HaTalmud in Melbourne, Australia
Presenters – Rabbi Eli Gersten and Rabbi David Gorelik

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The Kashrus of Meat: Part II

May 13, 2013, by

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.

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Whose Food is it Anyway?

April 15, 2013, by

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!

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The Kosherization of Fuji Oil

April 10, 2013, by

A description of Industrial Kosherization by one of the giants of Kashrus, Reb Schmuael Lazer Stern, Z’l. Originally shown at the OU’s National Annual Dinner.

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