Weekly Freebies: Kosher Apps

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Two major kosher supervision organizations offer free iPhone/iPad apps. The cRc (Chicago Rabbinical Council) app is fairly robust, offering lists of kosher items (regardless of supervising agency) organized by topic and lists of other kosher agencies it recommends (i.e. accepts). The OU app allows you to search for items, but only those it certifies. The app also contains recent advisories of kosher alerts and newly certified products. Both apps are free:

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About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TorahMusings.com, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student serves on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

2 comments

  1. Thanks for sharing. There is already more app for Kosher Agencies in AppStore: OK – http://jewi.sh/101aj also KLBD – http://jewi.sh/101ak and Kof-K http://jewi.sh/101am. You will find there also cRc and OU Kosher for Passover apps.

  2. abba's rantings

    “The cRc (Chicago Rabbinical Council) app is fairly robust, offering . . . lists of other kosher agencies it recommends (i.e. accepts).”

    thank you CRC

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