Monday, November 16, 2009

Announcements #120 OU "Cooking on Shabbos" Webcast

OU to Present “Cooking On Shabbos” Webcast On November 17

On the heels of the success of and feedback from previous OU Kosher webcasts to which thousands of listeners have tuned in, OU Kosher will present “Cooking on Shabbat — A Hot Topic — News & Views about Stews & Brews” featuring OU Kosher authorities and senior halachic consultants Rav Yisroel Belsky and Rav Hershel Schachter. The webcast will take place Tuesday, November 17, 3:30 PM EST. To watch the webcast live, visit

Topics will include: various types of keilim, bishul achar bishul, use of a blech, crock pot, and urn.

Viewers of the webcast can send in questions before the session starts to Rabbi Safran at or fax to 212-613-0775. During the session they can email Rabbi Eliyahu Ferrell at or fax 212-613-0775.

The webcast is part of OU Kosher’s continuing educational outreach to the community that includes the “OU Kosher Coming to Schools and Communities” program, and the informative and entertaining Kosher Tidbits postings, now numbering close to 140 on OU Radio. Recent Tidbits include: “Reputation Preservation: Kashrut and Maris Ayin,” featuring Rabbi Dovid Bistricer and “The Milk of Human Kindness,” presented by Rabbi Eli Gersten. They are newly posted on OU Kosher Tidbits

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