Kosher Summer and Travel Videos

As you prepare to fire up the grill for the summer or hit the road on vacation, countless Kashrut issues arise: Can I cook on a public grill in a park? Can I use a hotel room microwave? How should one pray on an airplane? These commonly asked questions and many more will be answered in our 2017 Kosher summer and travel series.

Your esteemed guide through this halachic journey? It’s none other than Rabbi Moshe Elefant, COO of OU Kosher. View the questions and answers below!

Can you cook on a BBQ that has previously been used for Non-Kosher meat? Can meat and fish be cooked on the same BBQ?  Can you eat cut fruit from an uncertified vendor? Can you buy coffee from a non-kosher establishment or a kiosk? May you purchase salad from an uncertified entity when traveling on the road? What products am I permitted to eat from an ice cream store? What are the Halachos in regards to prayer on an airplane? What are the Kashrut issues with airline meals?  Can in-room hotel microwaves be used without kashering? Is it permissible to take antihistamines or other medication without certification?