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OU Website Offers Scores of Delicious Recipes for Passover Success

March 14, 2007, by

The central role of food in the Passover holiday and the intricacies of Jewish law regarding which foods may be eaten and which foods are chametz (leaven) and may not, require recipes which both are Kosher for Passover and are as tasty as recipes the year ‘round which are not bound by Passover restrictions.

Yachad and Yeshivah of Flatbush HS to Join Together on Stage, Mar 26, in Beauty & the Beast Musical

March 14, 2007, by

Yachad/NJCD, an agency of the Orthodox Union, whose mission is to promote and facilitate inclusion for people with disabilities, will return to the stage at the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School for the fifth year, for Beauty and the Beast, this year’s musical presentation. The free performance, before what is always a large audience, will take place on Monday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the school, 1609 Avenue J in Brooklyn.

OU Young Leadership Holds National Fundraiser for Eating Disorder Film

March 13, 2007, by

Young Leadership Cabinet (YLC), the Orthodox Union’s training ground for its future leaders, has taken on a project to bring the destructive problem of eating disorders to the attention of the Orthodox community. The Cabinet is raising funds across North America for the production of an educational documentary, “Dying to be Thin” that will be used to alert teens, young adults, and their parents to the growing problem of eating disorders. The film will be shown in high schools and seminaries across North America and Israel.

Newly Designed OU Website,OUKosher.org, Offers Companies and Consumers Worldwide Quick & Easy Access

March 9, 2007, by

Combining centuries of Jewish law and state-of-the-art computer technology, the Orthodox Union Kosher Division announced today its newly designed website, www.oukosher.org, to offer easy and quick access to kosher information for consumers — Jewish and non-Jewish — and corporations worldwide. The OU is the world’s most recognized and trusted name in kosher supervision and a global leader in explaining the intricacies of keeping kosher to audiences on the web.