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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 […]

OU to Present Toronto Seminar on Synagogue Administration, May 14

May 3, 2006, by

Sessions Will Include Fundraising and Leadership Development Kehillat Shaarei Torah 2640 Bayview Avenue Sunday, May 14, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The Orthodox Union Department of Community and Synagogue Services will present the latest in a series of regional seminars/leadership development programs on synagogue administration when it comes to Toronto on Sunday, May 14 with […]

OU Welcomes Enactment of NYS Child Tax Credit for School-Aged Children

April 28, 2006, by

“A positive first step that responded to unprecedented grass roots activism.” The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs, today welcomed the New York Legislature’s enactment of a child tax credit for school-aged children in the New York State budget. OU President Stephen J. Savitsky stated: “Our elected officials […]

OU Certifies Miss Roben’s Allergen-Friendly, Gluten-Free Baking Mixes

April 27, 2006, by

The Orthodox Union announced today that it has certified as both kosher pareve (containing neither meat nor dairy) and gluten-free Miss Roben’s baking mixes. Miss Roben’s is one of the first companies to be certified through OU Kosher’s relationship with the Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), a program of the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG). Gluten-free diets […]