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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 […]

Parnossahworks to Receive Award from Jewish Vocational Services at Annual Meeting in May

April 26, 2006, by

ParnossahWorks, a joint initiative of the Orthodox Union and the FEGS Health and Human Services System, which combines the human touch with computer technology to help the Jewish unemployed find meaningful work, will receive the 2006 Program Award of the International Association of Jewish Vocational Services (IAJVS) at the organization’s Annual Conference, May 22 in […]

ParnossahWorks To Present Career Employment Workshop In Kew Gardens Hills, May 24

April 26, 2006, by

Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills 150-05 70th Road Kew Gardens Hills, NY 11367 Wednesday, May 24, 9:45-12:00 p.m. As part of its ongoing ParnossahWorks job placement initiative, the Orthodox Union, in conjunction with FEGS Health and Human Services, Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills, will present a free career employment workshop on Wednesday, May […]

Rockville Community to Feature OU’s Kosher in the Workplace Symposium, May 21

April 26, 2006, by

Melvin J. Berman Academy 13300 Arctic Avenue Rockville, MD Sunday, May 21, 10:00 a.m. The highly popular Orthodox Union’s Kosher in the Workplace Symposium will be held at the Melvin J. Berman Academy on Sunday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m. Admission is free. The program will feature Rabbi Avrohom Stone, OU Kosher Field Representative; and […]

Minneapolis Community to Feature OU’s Kosher in the Workplace Symposium, May 14

April 25, 2006, by

Torah Academy 2800 Joppa Avenue Minneapolis, MN Sunday, May 14, 10:00 a.m. The highly popular Orthodox Union’s Kosher in the Workplace Symposium will be held at the Torah Academy of Minneapolis on Sunday, May 14 at 10:00 a.m. There will be no admission charge. The program will feature Rabbi Avrohom Stone, OU Kosher Field Representative, […]