In a special and highly anticipated visit to the Los Angeles Jewish community, the Chief Rabbi of England, Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks, will serve as the keynote speaker during services on Tisha B’Av, August 2-3, at the Young Israel of Century City (YICC), an Orthodox Union synagogue. Tisha B’Av, the Ninth Day of the month […]
Prof. Temple Grandin, expert on humane slaughter, visited AgriProcessors Plant and is satisfied with practices in place.
ParnossahWorks, a joint initiative of the Orthodox Union and the FEGS Health and Human Services System that was established to help the Jewish unemployed find meaningful work, has achieved nearly 400 job placements since the program was officially established in January of 2005. Representing approximately 33 percent of its total base of 1202 clients who […]
The Orthodox Union West Coast Division and its Department of Synagogue and Community Services will present its annual Community-Wide Shiv’ah Asar B’Tammuz (Fast of the 17th of Tammuz) Mincha/Maariv Service on Thursday, July 13, to which the entire Orthodox community of Los Angeles and surrounding areas is invited. Seventeen Los Angeles-area OU member synagogues will […]
A Year for High School Seniors to Plan Ahead: OU’s JLIC Program, Bringing Yeshiva Atmosphere to College Campus, Will Expand to Johns Hopkins in September of 2007. The Orthodox Union announced today that in its highly successful effort to duplicate the atmosphere of the yeshiva on secular college campuses nationwide, the Heshe and Harriet Seif […]