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PASSOVER FAQ FOR THIS YEAR

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PESACH FOR DUMMIES, PROFESSIONALS AND THE REST OF US, TOO PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5775 Every year, the number of questions we receive at our Operation Pesah email service continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and observance of the […]

OU LIST OF ITEMS NEEDING NO KP CERTIFICATION

Fri, 2015-03-27 00:04
https://oukosher.org/content/uploads/sites/2/2015/03/do_not_require_OUP.pdf?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Parshat%20Ki%20Tisa%202015%20Final&utm_content=&spMailingID=11683056&spUserID=MjM3MTAxNjUwOTMS1&spJobID=463236491&spReportId=NDYzMjM2NDkxS0 PESACH FAQ: PESACH FOR DUMMIES, PROFESSIONALS AND THE REST OF US, TOO PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5775 Every year, the number of questions we receive at our Operation Pesah email service continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and […]

5775 FAQ FOR PESACH

Thu, 2015-03-26 00:04
PESACH FOR DUMMIES, PROFESSIONALS AND THE REST OF US, TOO PASSOVER FAQ- UPDATED FOR 5775 Every year, the number of questions we receive at our Operation Pesah email service continues to grow and grow. We are most pleased to note this increase as it points to a heightened level of awareness and observance of the […]

PESACH MYTHS AND FACTS

Wed, 2015-03-25 00:04
PESACH: MYTHS & FACTS Most Jews will tell you that their favorite holiday is Pesach. Most Jews will also tell you that the holiday they most dislike having to prepare is Pesach. While it is true that the work involved in preparing for Pesach is tremendous, the rewards for doing it well track straight to […]

CHOCOLATE MATZAH BRITTLE

Tue, 2015-03-24 00:04
matzah 2 sticks of pareve margarine 1 cup of brown sugar 1 bag of chocolate chips (Hint: cover a cookie pan with aluminum foil for easier cleanup!) Line the cookie pan with matzas. It is ok if they overlap a little. Melt the margarine with the brown sugar until it starts to boil. Pour this […]

PESACH EDITION OF THE KOSHER NEXUS NEWSLETTER FOR 2015

Mon, 2015-03-23 00:04
THE KOSHER FOR PESAH NEWSLETTER A Publication of The Union for Traditional Judaism Send your questions to operationpesach@utj.org PASSOVER -5775/2015 Shalom and welcome to our Passover newsletter. In this special edition, you will find a wealth of information for Passover. We all hope that this issue will help you with everything from preparing your home […]

CRANBERRY FARFEL KUGEL

Sun, 2015-03-22 00:04
Try it- it is a great recipe. 1 can cranberry sauce (we use whole berry) 4 cups matzo farfel/ferfel 4 eggs 2/3 cup oil 1/2 cup sugar 2 tsp. vanilla 1/2 tsp. cinnamon Pour cold water over farfel, and drain. Mix all ingredients together. Bake at 350 F for 1 hour. Serves 6 PESACH FOR […]

RAV FEINSTEIN (OBM) ON PEANUTS ON PESACH

Fri, 2015-03-20 00:04
Rav Moshe’s discussion of peanuts – which he spells phonetically with hebrew charcters – can be found in Iggrot Moshe OC 111:63. He reasons that kitniyot is a minhag and a minhag should not be stretched to ban things never intended to be banned – like peanuts, which were not really a commonly eaten food […]

KOSHER POT COOKIES???

Thu, 2015-03-19 00:04
The burning bush is about to be joined by the burning kush. A company from Colorado is working with rabbis in New York on a plan to start selling legal, edible marijuana products that are certified kosher, The Post has learned. The pot concoctions would give new meaning to the “high holidays” if they are […]

MORE THAN 300 NEW PRODUCTS FOR PESACH THIS YEAR

Wed, 2015-03-18 00:06
FROM KOSHER TODAY (FEB. 23, 2015) More than 300 New Kosher for Passover Items, Many Gluten-Free, on Shelves This Passover By Eda Kram, Editor, New Product Showcase NEW YORK — The news this year may not be as dramatic as in past years. Passover bagels and pizza already made news in previous years. The new […]

LOVELY CANDY COMPANY KOF-K KOSHER

Tue, 2015-03-17 00:04
All of our confections are Consciously Crafted® with the best ingredients available! A delicious and smart indulgence, our premium candy is made for everyone, including the growing number of consumers who have food sensitivities. Lovely Candy®, is kosher, gluten free, non-GMO, has zero trans fats, and no high fructose corn syrup or artificial ingredients. Lovely […]

CHOCOLATE CHOCOLATE WHOOPIE PIE

Mon, 2015-03-16 00:06
The Piping Gourmets has expanded its line of GFCO-certified, gluten-free desserts with a new flavor of its classic Whoopie Pie. The brand’s new Chocolate-Chocolate variety joins the existing Chocolate Vanilla, Chocolate Mint, Chocolate Raspberry, Vanilla-Vanilla and Vanilla Lemon flavors. Boasting a rich frosting, sweetened with decadent European cocoa and sandwiched by two dense chocolate cakes, […]

OUR STANCE ON KITNIYOT (AN ENCORE KN PRESENTATION)

Sun, 2015-03-15 00:04
OUR POSITION ON KITNIYOT AND OUR POSITION ON KITNIYOT DERIVATIVES KITNIYOT Perhaps no issue stirs as much debate as the debate swirling around kitniyot- generally translated as legumes. According to Ashenazi custom and law, we are not allowed to eat kitniyot on Pesach. Rabbi Yosef Karo, the creator of the Shulchan Aruch called the custom […]

3 SEED GLUTEN FREE CRACKERS

Fri, 2015-03-13 00:02
RW Garcia Non-GMO Project verified 3 Seed Gluten Free Crackers are rich in omega-3, high in fiber and free of trans fat and cholesterol. 3 Seed Sweet Potato: Beauregard sweet potatoes combined with stone-ground corn. 3 Seed Kale: Rich in antioxidants and omega-3; kale is blended with stone-ground corn. 3 Seed Harvest: Naturally sweet pumpkin […]

ISRAELI KIDS PROVE EARLY EXPOSURE TO PEANUTS PREVENTS ALLERGIES

Thu, 2015-03-12 00:04
FROM START UP ISRAEL Israeli kids help prove early exposure to peanuts prevents allergies Counter-intuitive, ‘transformative’ research compares Bamba-noshing youngsters with London Jewish children whose parents kept them away from such foods By MARILYNN MARCHIONE For years, parents of babies who seem likely to develop a peanut allergy have gone to extremes to keep them […]

HERSHEY TO TRANSITION TO SIMPLER INGREDIENTS

Wed, 2015-03-11 00:04
The Hershey Co. is “beginning a transition to simple and easy-to-understand ingredients,” a move the Pennsylvania-based candy maker says builds and expands on its ongoing commitment to responsibly sourcing the ingredients it uses in its product portfolio. “As consumers, our relationship with food is changing. We spend more time talking and sharing with others about […]

TWO WEEK CLEANSE FROM THE REPUBLIC OF TEA

Tue, 2015-03-10 00:03
REVIEW BY PHIL LEMPERT, SUPERMARKET GURU No or Low Fat No or Low Sodium No or Low Sugar No Added Sugars No Artificial Colors No Artificial Flavors No Artificial Preservatives Kosher Finally people are understanding the mind-body connection. And what we eat and drink makes a difference in how we feel. I just love this […]

BEN & JERRY PRESENT: THE TONIGHT DOUGH

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:05
If you ask us, we’ll tell you that Jimmy Fallon is hands-down one of the funniest people on the planet. In addition to being named “Entertainer of the Year,” he also recently celebrated a milestone by completing his first full season as host of The Tonight Show — the longest running talk show in television […]

NESTLE USA WILL REMOVE ARTIFICIAL FLAVORS AND COLORS FROM ITS PRODUCTS

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:04
Glendale, Calif.–based Nestlé USA will remove artificial flavors and FDA-certified colors, like Red 40 and Yellow 5, from all of its chocolate candy products by the end of 2015. The first major U.S. candy manufacturer to make such a commitment, Nestle’s decision impacts more than 250 products and 10 brands including Nestle, Butterfinger, Crunch and […]

GOT A PESACH QUESTION? WE HAVE ANSWERS.

Sun, 2015-03-08 01:04
You can get your questions answered by writing to any of the following email addresses: op@utj.org operationpassover@utj.org operationpesach@utj.org Questions are answered by rabbis and replies are sent as quickly as is possible.