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OU Kosher’s Primer for Upcoming Shemittah Year

August 25, 2014, by

“The laws governing the shemittah year were designed to strengthen the Jewish people’s trust in Hashem and to serve as a reminder that as important as our efforts are, ultimately everything comes from above.  It is an opportunity, every seven years, to witness the manifestation ofHashem’s presence in the world.” As we are little more […]

OU Applauds Gov Cuomo, NY State Leadership For Israel Solidarity Mission

August 11, 2014, by

The Orthodox Union applauds New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement yesterday that he will travel to Israel on Tuesday for a two-day solidarity mission. New York State Senate Majority Co-Leaders Jeff Klein and Dean Skelos as well as State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will join the governor on the trip to show support for […]

Rabbi Weil to Lead OU Community Weekend in Long Branch, 8/22-23

August 7, 2014, by

Rabbi Steven Weil, senior managing director at the Orthodox Union, will present an OU Community Weekend at Congregation Brothers of Israel in Long Branch from Friday, August 22 to Saturday, August 23 (Shabbat Parshat Re’eh). Led by Rabbi Nasanayl Braun, the OU member synagogue is located at 250 Park Avenue in Elberon. Friday night, Rabbi Weil […]

Rabbi Weil to Speak at Boston Communal Gathering for the Shloshim of Eyal, Gil-Ad and Naftali, Sunday, August 3

July 30, 2014, by

Orthodox Union Senior Managing Director Rabbi Steven Weil will be guest speaker at a community-wide gathering in Newton sponsored by synagogues and educational institutions in Boston and its surrounding areas, commemorating the shloshim (first 30 days following burial) of the three Israeli teenagers Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaar, and Naftali Frankel. The commemoration will take place […]

Virtual Communal Tefillah for Israel to be Held Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 29

July 28, 2014, by

The Orthodox Union, the Rabbinical Council of America, Yeshiva University and the National Council of Young Israel invite their shuls, members, friends, students, alumni, and the entire Jewish community, to join together in a communal tefillah on behalf of our fellow Jews in Israel. Tomorrow, Tuesday July 29, at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, please […]