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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 […]

Our Way Welcomes Jewish Deaf to the Russian community in Brooklyn, for OU Shabbaton, March 10-11

March 1, 2006, by

Our Way, an Orthodox Union program for the deaf and hearing impaired, together with the Russian Community and Congregation B’Nai Israel, 671 Louisiana Avenue, invite the Jewish deaf and their families to a Shabbaton (Sabbath experience) March 10-11. Highlights of the weekend include the presence of Deaf Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Avrummy Goldman and his wife Ruchi. […]

L‘Dor V’dor: NCSY Alumni Family Reunion Brings Generations Together

February 28, 2006, by

The first National NCSY Alumni Family Reunion took place recently in Edison, NJ, with a capacity audience of 250 participants for Shabbat, and 100 more who arrived on Saturday night. The total included 80 children of alumni. In addition to the local New York – New Jersey – Connecticut area, participants came from across the […]

Once Again, OU Powerpoint Program to Make Megillah Reading Accessible for the Deaf

February 27, 2006, by

As Purim approaches, Our Way, a division of the National Jewish Council for Disabilities (NJCD) serving the deaf and hearing impaired, has set a goal of 100 synagogues, double last year’s participation, to use its PowerPoint presentation for reading the Megillah (the Book of Esther). Purim will be observed on Monday night March 13 and […]

How the OU Is Helping the Gush Katif Evacuees

February 24, 2006, by

It should have come as no surprise last week when Orthodox Union President Stephen J. Savitsky rose at a meeting in Jerusalem of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations with Acting Prime Minister of Israel Ehud Olmert, and with last summer’s evacuation from Gaza (Gush Katif) on his mind, asked the following […]

Providing Advice to Families at a Critical Time

February 22, 2006, by

In recognition that when serious illness strikes in an Orthodox family a whole range of difficult decisions — medical, legal and financial — have to be made in accordance with Jewish law, the Orthodox Union, the Rabbinical Council of America and the Metropolitan Jewish Health System will present a free communal symposium, When Serious Illness […]