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OU Kosher Experts Answer Top Purim Questions For 2016

March 18, 2016, by

OU Kosher presents the most frequently asked questions to-date on the OU Kosher Hotline (212-613-8241) by consumers. Questions may be submitted to kosherq@ou.org as well. The Purim questions were answered by Rabbi Eli Gersten, rabbinic coordinator and halachic recorder for OU Kosher. The responses were reviewed by Rabbi Yaakov Luban, OU Kosher executive rabbinic coordinator. […]

It’s That Time Of Year Again: The OU Guide To Passover 2016 Is Now Available

March 17, 2016, by

What would Passover be without The Orthodox Union’s Guide to Passover? The OU announced today that this year’s edition will soon be shipped to all subscribers to the OU’s Jewish Action magazine, and to individuals, synagogues, organizations and retail stores that have placed orders at www.ou.org/guide. It contains a fascinating array of informative essays and […]

OU West Coast Region Returns With Ralphs’ Passover Supermarket Tours, March 30 – April 7 in Los Angeles

March 16, 2016, by

With the delicious aroma of the last remaining hamentaschen from Purim still present in people’s senses, the Orthodox Union West Coast Region will begin its annual Ralphs Kosher for Passover Supermarket Tours. From Wednesday, March 30 through Thursday, April 7, OU West Coast Director Rabbi Alan Kalinsky and Rabbi Reuven Nathanson, OU Kosher West Coast Region […]

Let’s Be Safe on Purim

March 14, 2016, by

As part of its Safe Homes, Safe Schools, Safe Shuls initiative, the Orthodox Union once again reminds the community to be safe on Purim. “In past years, our community unfortunately has heard of countless stories of teenagers and young adults involved in car accidents on Purim due to drunk driving.  It is time for parents […]

Get Ready For Purim With Mishloach Manot From Yachad Gifts

March 14, 2016, by

With Purim approaching, Yachad Gifts is offering its exquisite and affordable array of themed, custom, and ready-made mishloach manot gift baskets for friends and family to enjoy. Yachad Gifts offers a wide selection including wines, coffee, gourmet chocolates, candies, fruit and nuts. At baskets going for $5 and up, its prices are tailored to fit […]

Yehuda Friedman Announced as OU Regional Director of Long Island and Queens

March 10, 2016, by

In its new initiative to reach out to Jewish communities across various regions throughout the United States, the Orthodox Union’s Department of Community and Synagogue Services has announced the appointment of Yehuda Friedman as its regional director for Long Island and Queens to work with synagogues and communities in these areas. In addition to his […]

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