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OU Kosher Introduces KosherProfessionals.com Website For Those in the Field of Kosher Certification

June 5, 2006, by

June 8, 2006 OU KOSHER INTRODUCES KosherProfessionals.com WEBSITE FOR THOSE IN THE FIELD OF KOSHER CERTIFICATION The Kosher Division of the Orthodox Union, which already maintains the oukosher.org website with its multiplicity of features for general audiences as well as for companies, has created a website specifically for professionals, to provide insights into the increasingly […]

RCA/OU Issue Open Letter re Missionaries on Israel TV

May 31, 2006, by

With their Israeli TV license, the U.S. based Daystar company will, in effect, be attempting to convert Jews around the clock. The Daystar organization declares that it cost them one million dollars to obtain this license, but that it was worth it, since now they will be able to reach every home in Israel, and will preach the Gospel day and night.

RCA/OU Issue Open Letter re Missionaries on Israel TV

May 31, 2006, by

With their Israeli TV license, the U.S. based Daystar company will, in effect, be attempting to convert Jews around the clock. The Daystar organization declares that it cost them one million dollars to obtain this license, but that it was worth it, since now they will be able to reach every home in Israel, and will preach the Gospel day and night.

OU, JCRC to Present Free Seminar on Emergency Planning, June 13

May 26, 2006, by

OU Headquarters, 11 Broadway Tuesday, June 13, 2006, 9:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. “Current events have shown that Jewish institutions must be prepared for emergencies of all kind,” declared Rabbi Mayer Waxman, Director of the Orthodox Union Pepa and Rabbi Joseph Karasick Department of Synagogue Services. Consequently the OU, together with the Jewish Community Relations […]

OU.org and OUradio.org, Products of Orthodox Union’s Technical Wizardry

May 25, 2006, by

Utilizing its state-of-the-art technical wizardry, the Orthodox Union has created a multi-media source of Jewish learning and entertainment for a world-wide audience. At www.ou.org and its companion website OU Radio, www.ouradio.org , Torah is on demand day and night. The websites combined receive close to one million unique visits each month. “The purpose of OU’s […]

Agenda-Setting Role for OU Synagogues Enhanced In Return to Jerusalem This Thanksgiving

May 24, 2006, by

Renaissance Hotel, Jerusalem Wednesday, November 22 – Sunday, November 26, 2006 With memories of the enormous success of the Orthodox Union’s sold-out Biennial National Convention held in Jerusalem in 2004 still fresh, the OU will return there this Thanksgiving for its 2006 Biennial National Convention. To be held once more at the Renaissance Hotel, Jerusalem […]

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 […]