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Standing with Israel at War

by | in Inside the OU

How the Orthodox Union is helping our brethren in the Jewish State OU Israel Emergency Fund Provides Much-Needed Support and Relief With war still being fought in Gaza at this writing, OU Israel is… Read more

My Abba, Rav Ovadia

by | in People

By Adina Bar Shalom With Toby Klein Greenwald I first met Rabbanit Adina Bar Shalom, the daughter of Rav Ovadia Yosef, z”l, in the spring of 2007, on a visit to the Haredi College of Jerusalem,… Read more

A Glimpse at Greatness

by | in Reviews

A story about Murray Gell-Mann and Richard Feynman, both Nobel Laureates in physics, captures some of the challenge presented by certain kinds of greatness. A student once said to Gell-Mann about some… Read more

Is Healthy Eating the Latest Craze?

by | in Food

By Naomi Ross “I’m trying to stay away from kugels these days. They’re just too high in fats and sugars and my family doesn’t even want them anymore.” This is a familiar sentiment echoed in many of… Read more