OU Staff

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.

Live Webcast: The Pew Report on Jews and Judaism – October 8 at 1:30 PM EDT

January 3, 2013, by

The Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America invite you to participate in an exclusive online forum with preeminent sociologist Dr. Steven Cohen, leading contributor to the Pew Research report, “A Portrait of Jewish Americans,” and Research Professor at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. OU Executive Vice President Rabbi Steven Weil will

The Miklat Bag

November 26, 2012, by

I pronounced, “This is our miklat bag.” Without hesitation Dovid smiled and said, “Where is our Moshiach (Messiah) bag?”

A Day of Relief and Fun for the Children of Be’er Sheva

November 23, 2012, by

A Day of Fun for the Children of Be’er Sheva By: Kochava London “Our enemies fight with rockets, but today, you, the students of Machon Maayan, have demonstrated that the Jewish people fight with unity and acts of kindness,” said Binyamin, a resident of Be’er Sheva. On Thursdsay, November 22, the students of Machon Maayan,