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Dr. Lander’s Legacy

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I first met Dr. Bernard Lander at the Orthodox Union’s 1964 Biennial Convention in Washington, DC. He was already a legend in OU circles, having served as a director or officer since 1938 (at his… Read more

Remembering Dr. Lander

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Rabbi Elazar ben Shamua was asked by his disciples to explain his exceptional longevity. He told them, “In all my days I never took a shortcut through a synagogue; I never stepped over the students… Read more

In His Own Words . . .

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I have attended almost thirty OU biennial conventions over the past sixty-five years but none, in retrospect, was as significant as the Thanksgiving weekend of 1954 when two hundred delegates gathered… Read more