OU Staff

Guide to Keeping Kosher in Israel

November 20, 2013, by

Planning a trip to Israel? Check out the OU Kosher Israel Guide, a joint effort of the OU Israel Center and OU Kosher. Both organizations understand the complexities of kashrut in Israel. It is important to be aware that there are more aspects to kosher food in Israel than there are elsewhere. The OU Kosher Israel Guide discusses a variety of subjects of interest: what is

New Resource for Jewish Genetic Information Launched – GeneSights.com

November 13, 2013, by

The Program for Jewish Genetic Health, a joint initiative of Yeshiva University and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, recently launched a new online educational resource called the GeneSights Jewish Genetics Online Educational Series, to educate people about the various genetic health conditions that affect the Jewish community. The website, www.genesights.com, is free to registered

Typhoon Haiyan Relief Fund

November 11, 2013, by

Donate now The scope of the post-Typhoon Haiyan catastrophe in the Philippines continues to grow as fresh reports come in of massive loss of life and unimaginable devastation. Evan as our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been so terribly affected, there is an urgent need for humanitarian assistance and the financial means to provide it. You

Working and Guarding

September 24, 2013, by

The message of Bereishit is profound. Man is given a creative role, a unique ability, above all other creatures, to enter into a partnership in creation – as junior partners, to be sure, but partners nonetheless. We are entrusted beyond the role of watchman over someone else’s assets; we are commanded to expand and grow those assets, to improve the partnership’s holdings, to explore and take a degree of control over the partnership’s resources, for our own benefit.

Live Broadcast of the Nachum Segal Network at the OU Jewish Communities Fair

April 29, 2013, by

This is the live broadcast of the Nachum Segal Network from the Orthodox Union’s 4th Jewish Communities Fair which took place on Sunday, April 21st, 2013. The fair, which had over 1,300 in attendance offered information and resources to families and individuals wishing to improve their quality of life by relocating to affordable Jewish Communities.

How My Therapist Changed My Marriage

January 24, 2013, by

The article How My Therapist Destroyed My Marriage, which discussed the danger of individual therapy in resolving marital conflict, prompted many passionate responses across the spectrum. Here are some them.