Tips and Insights for Smarter Kosher Decisions

The eight-day festival of Passover is fast approaching. This year Passover is April 3-11. It commemorates the emancipation of the Israelites from slavery in ancient Egypt. For more info on Passover and its implications for kosher standards, please refer to ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Kosher 101: Kosher Equipment

In addition to the requirement that all ingredients (including anti-foam and other production aids) used to make a kosher product must be certified kosher, the equipment used to produce the product must meet kosher requirements as well. As previously discussed, ...
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Dina Fraenkel

OK Kosher Releases 2nd iPhone App

The OK is always at the forefront of merging technology with kosher certification. From computerized product and ingredient data storage, to online access to thousands of kosher certificates, the OK takes pride in its high tech, user-friendly kosher database. Recently, ...
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Dina Fraenkel

As Passover Nears, These Rabbis Are Getting Out Their Blowtorches

*Originally published in The Wall Street Journal. We are told that Rabbi Chaim Fogelman, Director of Education and Editor-in-Chief of Kosher Spirit, is the second orthodox rabbi to ever grace its front cover. Working 24/6 to Get the Leavened Bread ...
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Dina Fraenkel

Kosher 101: What is a kosher ingredient?

A kosher ingredient is one that is certified by a reputable kosher certification agency and approved for use by the OK. Application for: Receiving: The receiving department must check all incoming ingredients for kosher products to ensure that they are ...
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Dina Fraenkel