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Get Your Pesach Going!

March 23, 2017

Pesach is right around the corner and, as always, the OU has got you covered in so many ways!

First and foremost, there’s the OU Guide to Passover 2017. From kosher lists and cleaning tips to zmanim and a guide to kosher wine, it’s your must-have resource for this time of the year. Download it now and get PDFs of:

  • OU Certified Products That DO NOT Require OU-P
  • Products Kosher when Bearing an OU-P, and Infant Formulas and Supplements
  • Non-Food Items and Guidelines for Medicine
  • OU-Kitniyot & OU-Matza Ashira Products
  • Halachic Times for Passover
  • Sizing Up the Seder
  • Sefirat HaOmer Chart
  • Passover Kitchen Tips
  • The Modern Kitchen Kashering Guide

OU Kosher also presented the annual Pre-Passover Webinar, featuring a panel including

  • Rabbi Moshe Elefant, Chief Operations Officer, on What’s New for Passover?
  • Rabbi Nachum Rabinowitz, Senior Rabbinic Coordinator and Passover Directory Editor
  • Rabbi Gavriel Price, Rabbinic Coordinator for Ingredient Research, on Medicine
  • Rabbi Eli Gersten, Rabbinic Coordinator and Halachic Recorder, on General Passover Questions

Do chia seeds require Passover certification? How can one kasher a Keurig machine? Can a glass stove top be kashered for Passover? Watch the video online and find out!

Find out even more on Pesach from OU Kosher here!

But OU Kosher isn’t the only branch of the Orthodox Union with something to enhance your Pesach. There’s  so much more! For example…
NCSY has a beautiful new Haggadah! You can order it here!
OU Press has a number of books designed to enhance your Seder experience! Check them out here!
OU Holidays has new content for Pesach from Shira Smiles, Rabbi Yochanan Bechhofer, our friends at the The Israel Koschitzky Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, and more! Find them all here!
OU Torah is featuring 30 Days of Learning for Pesach, by Rabbi Aaron Goldscheider from his Haggadah, The Night That Unites. See these inspirational thoughts on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts!
Finally, in 2016, the OU’s Maot Chitim campaign benefited 2,200 children and shipped 30,000 pounds of food nationwide. This year’s operation is expected to be even larger. You can be a part of that effort here.
As with searching your chometz, if you poke around all corners of ou.org, you’ll find much more to make your Pesach both kosher and meaningful!