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Birchot Hashachar VI

June 6, 2013, by

The next two blessings we recite are אוזר ישראל בגבורה-G-d girds Israel with strength and עוטר ישראל בתפארה- G-d crowns Israel with splendor. Simply understood these two blessings correspond to different stages of our getting dressed in the morning.

Out of Sight, In Plain View

June 6, 2013, by

The Orthodox Union and Project Witness invite you to a webinar on Monday, June 17th at 8:30PM EST to better understand the impact of trauma Holocaust survivors lived through and its influence on their own and their children’s lives.

Yeshiva Drug Guidelines

May 31, 2013, by

The Orthodox Union, together with FEGS, the BJE of Greater New York and the Yeshiva Counseling Network, in consultation with principals/rabbanim, have prepared Alcohol and drug prevention/ intervention guidelines for high schools. We are pleased to share this information with you for adoption by your communal yeshivot and day schools.

Tefillah Tips: Birchot Hashachar V

May 30, 2013, by

Birchot Hashachar V After acknowledging the ground that we walk in רוקע הארץ על המים, the next two blessings we recite are “שעשה לי כל צרכי”- G-d has provides me with all of my needs and “המכין מצעדי גבר”-G-d prepares the steps of man. We can understand the sequence of blessings leading up to המכין מצעדי […]

A Night of Laughs with Comedian John DeBoer

May 9, 2013, by

Join the Orthodox Union and participating synagogues to a Singles Connection Event on, ‘A Night of Laughs’ with Comedian John DeBoer on Thursday, June 13th at Lincoln Square Synagogue. Enjoy a chinese buffet and a smile with singles 35+.

A Night of Laughs with Joel Chasnoff and Eli Lebowicz

May 9, 2013, by

Join the Orthodox Union, YUConnects, and participating synagogues to a Singles Connection Event on… Thursday, June 6th @ The Jewish Center  (131 W. 86th Street, New York, NY) Chinese Buffet 7:00PM I Show begins at 7:30 PM Pre-registration $18 through May 30 I $25 After 5/30 and at the Door Register online or call (212)613-8300. Stand-up comic […]

Caring for Holocaust Survivors with Sensitivity at End of Life

May 2, 2013, by

Dear Friends, MJHS, one of the largest and most respected not-for-profit hospice and palliative care programs under Jewish auspices, is honored to present you with the enclosed electronic guidebook: Caring for Holocaust Survivors with Sensitivity at End-of-Life.  We are grateful to the Orthodox Union for its interest in sharing this useful resource to its membership […]

Tefillah Tips: Birchot Hashachar

May 1, 2013, by

Birchot Hashachar Cont. In his classic work, Chovos Halevovos, Rabbi Bahya ibn Paquda of Saragossa, Spain, describes the human phenomenon whereby people do not appreciate how good their lives really are. He explains the matter with the following metaphor: “If a baby is rescued from a wild jungle and nurtured, raised, protected and educated in […]