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Debbie and Yitzchak Fund of Jerusalem to Serve as Convention Co-Chairs

June 19, 2006, by

Debbie and Yitzchak Fund of Jerusalem will serve as co-chairs of the Orthodox Union Biennial National Convention, to be held in Jerusalem, Thanksgiving weekend in the United States, November 22-26. The Convention returns to Jerusalem, where it attracted a capacity attendance of more than 1,000 in 2004.

Statement by the Rabbinical Council of America Regarding its Agreement with the Chief Rabbinate

June 9, 2006, by

The Rabbinical Council of America and the Chief Rabbinate of Israel this week arrived at a most auspicious agreement with regard to matters of personal status of those coming from North America to the State of Israel, including the current and future recognition of conversions that have been or will be authorized by the Rabbinical Council of America and its affiliated Beth Din of America.

Our Way Welcomes Jewish Deaf to Pittsburgh

June 8, 2006, by

Our Way, the Orthodox Union program for the deaf and hearing impaired, together with Congregation Shaare Torah, 2319 Murray Avenue, invite the Jewish deaf and their families to a Shabbaton (Sabbath experience) June 23-24.