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OU When Illness Strikes Program Draws Large Audience to Teaneck Event

March 7, 2006, by

As another in a continuing series of examples of how the Orthodox Union responds to the needs of the communities it serves, almost 200 people attended a symposium at Congregation Bnai Yeshurun in Teaneck, Saturday night March 4, “When Serious Illness Strikes and Decisions Have to Be Made: Who Decides – the Patient, the Physician, […]

OU to Present Professional Development Workshop for Rabbis

March 6, 2006, by

As a follow-up to its highly successful program last Saturday night, in which almost 200 people attended the Orthodox Union’s conference, When Serious Illness Strikes and Decisions Have to Be Made, in Teaneck, NJ, the OU and its partners in that conference — the Rabbinical Council of America and the Metropolitan Jewish Health System — […]

OU hails Education Tax Credit Proposal unveiled in Maryland

March 6, 2006, by

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs, commended a bi-partisan proposal in the Maryland Legislature to enact a corporate education tax credit; such legislation is a step forward in helping each child in Maryland. The program, modeled after an incredibly successful program in Pennsylvania, would provide up […]

OU Lieberman Scholars Attend JCPA Plenum in Washington

March 4, 2006, by

The Orthodox Union’s Senator Joseph Lieberman Scholars, a joint program of the National Conference of Synagogue Youth and Institute for Public Affairs, participated in the Jewish Council for Public Affairs Plenum in Washington. According to their advisor, Rabbi Jack Abramowitz, “It was a substantive and enlightening experience.”

Our Way Welcomes Jewish Deaf to Chicago on OU Shabbaton, March 24-25

March 2, 2006, by

Our Way, an Orthodox Union program for the deaf and hearing impaired, together with Congregation Adas Yeshurun, 3050 Touhy Avenue, invite the Jewish deaf and their families to a Shabbaton (Sabbath experience) March 24-25. Highlights of the weekend include the presence of Deaf Scholar-in-Residence Mordechai Weis of New York City. Mr. Weis, who is deaf, […]

OU Pained by Destruction of Synagogue In Dushanbe, Tajikistan

March 2, 2006, by

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, America’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, is pained by the actions taken by the government of Tajikistan in undertaking the destruction of the only synagogue in Dushanbe. Following two years of negotiations between the government of Tajikistan, the State of Israel, and the United States, during which […]