New Preferred Vendors Network to Provide Significant Discounts to OU Members

May 22, 2006, by

In an effort to bring additional benefits to its members, the Orthodox Union today announced the OU Preferred Vendors Network, in which OU members will receive significant discounts at a wide variety of stores, restaurants, and other merchants, simply by presenting their OU membership card. Already, hundreds of vendors nationwide have signed up for the […]

OU Kosher Is ‘Coming To A Yeshiva near You’

May 19, 2006, by

Orthodox Union rabbis are “Coming to a Yeshiva Near You!” to shed light on the ever more complex world of kosher certification in light of new foods, ingredients, and machinery which are continually coming into existence. The program is directed towards Jewish schools across North America. In announcing the new initiative, Rabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran, […]

OU Israel Center to Hold Its Third Annual Dinner May 25

May 17, 2006, by

The Orthodox Union’s highly regarded Seymour J. Abrams OU Jerusalem World Center, located in the heart of Jerusalem at 22 Rechov Keren Hayesod, will hold its Third Annual Dinner on Yom Yerushalayim, Thursday, May 25 at the Renaissance Jerusalem Hotel. Guests of honor at this prestigious event will be Chief Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau, Chief […]

Rabbi Yonason Sacks to Be Featured Speaker at OU Community Siyum In Edison, June 8

May 16, 2006, by

Congregation Ohr Torah 48 Edgemount Road, Edison, NJ Thursday, June 8, 8:00 p.m. Rabbi Yonason Sacks, Rav of Agudath Israel of Passaic Park and Rosh Yeshiva at Yeshiva University, will be the featured speaker at the Orthodox Union’s Community Daf Yomi Siyum at Congregation Ohr Torah, 48 Edgemount Road, in Edison, Thursday, June 8, to […]

OU to Present Regional Seminar in Synagogue Administration in Baltimore on June 11

May 10, 2006, by

The Orthodox Union Pepa and Rabbi Joseph Karasick Department of Synagogue Services and the Department of Community Services will present the latest in a series of regional seminars/leadership development programs on synagogue administration when they come to Baltimore on Sunday, June 11 with sessions devoted to synagogue governance and recruiting committed volunteers. The program is […]

NCSY Dallas Region Introduces “Torah High” Sunday Program For Jewish Teens

May 5, 2006, by

The Dallas-based Southwest Region of the National Conference of Synagogue Youth will offer a new and exciting initiative in Jewish education for teenagers when it presents Torah High, a Sunday morning program for Jewish teens from ages 13-17, which will run from Sunday morning, August 27-Sunday morning, December 17. The program — with classes in […]

Jewish Deaf Go to Israel August 13-24, Participants Include First-Timer, 67-Year-Old Philip Weiss

May 5, 2006, by

With a registration deadline of May 19 fast approaching, the Jewish deaf and hard-of-hearing will have the opportunity to participate in Our Way’s first-time ever exclusive twelve-day-trip to Israel for single, divorced, widowed, and married deaf adults ages 21-and-up. It will take place from August 13-24. Arrangements will include an American Sign Language interpreter, interactions […]