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OU Israel Center Dispatches Hundreds of Volunteers to the North

July 27, 2006, by

Israelis in bomb shelters in the north of Israel are not alone. With the outbreak of war, the OU’s Seymour J. Abrams OU Jerusalem World Center (the Israel Center) immediately mobilized to bring sustenance and comfort to their brothers and sisters seeking protection underground from Hezbollah attacks. As many as 700 Israel Center volunteers have gone north from Jerusalem to go from bomb shelter to bomb shelter, with each team to spend about four hours in each place, covering two shelters per day.

OU Israel Center Volunteers Bring Encouragement to People in the North

July 27, 2006, by

Upon the outbreak of the war against Hezbollah, the Orthodox Union’s Seymour J. Abrams OU Jerusalem World Center (the Israel Center) immediately geared up with a wide array of humanitarian programming to bring religious, emotional and financial sustenance to ease the anguish of children and adults who are in the range of Hezbollah missiles, and who must take refuge in bomb shelters.

Media Advisory: OU Jerusalem Representative Available for On-the-Scene Interviews

July 27, 2006, by

Upon the outbreak of the war against Hezbollah, the Orthodox Union’s Seymour J. Abrams OU Jerusalem World Center (the Israel Center) immediately geared up with a wide array of humanitarian programming to bring religious, emotional and financial sustenance to ease the anguish of children and adults who are in the range of Hezbollah missiles, and who must take refuge in bomb shelters.

Orthodox Union and NCSY Take Extra Security Measures To Ensure the Safety of Youngsters in Israel

July 21, 2006, by

With as many as seven different summer programs already in Israel or traveling there this summer, the leaders of NSCY, the youth movement of the Orthodox Union, have heard the gamut of possible reactions. “But parents,” says Rabbi Steven Burg, NCSY’s National Director, “have overwhelmingly endorsed the measures we have taken to ensure their children’s safety.”

House to Vote on Resolution Strongly Backing Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

July 18, 2006, by

The House of Representatives will be voting to vote on Wednesday July 19 on bipartisan resolutions reaffirming Congress’ unwavering support for Israel. Please call your Representatives and urge them to vote FOR these resolutions, showing American support for the State of Israel, and to speak out on Israel’s behalf.

House to Vote on Resolution Strongly Backing Israel’s Right to Self-Defense

July 18, 2006, by

The House of Representatives will be voting to vote on Wednesday July 19 on bipartisan resolutions reaffirming Congress’ unwavering support for Israel. Please call your Representatives and urge them to vote FOR these resolutions, showing American support for the State of Israel, and to speak out on Israel’s behalf.

Orthodox Synagogues Call for a Night of Prayer and Torah Study This Wednesday

July 18, 2006, by

Responding to the urgent need of American Jews to do whatever they can in support of Israel and her people at this time, the Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America, together with the National Council of Young Israel and the Young Israel Council of Rabbis, have announced the convening of a nationwide Night of Prayer and Torah Study this Wednesday, July 19.