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West Orange Synagogue to Feature Launching of OU’s New National Initiative

February 8, 2006, by

The Orthodox Union will launch a new national initiative, Kosher in the Workplace, at Congregation Ahawas Achim B’nai Jacob and David (AABJ&D) of West Orange on Sunday, February 26 from 7:00-9:30 p.m. The program will feature Rabbi Menachem Genack, Chief Executive Officer of OU Kosher, who will discuss Issues Out of the Office, such as […]

Far Rockaway Synagogue to Feature Launching of OU’s New National Initiative

February 7, 2006, by

The Orthodox Union will launch a new national initiative, Kosher in the Workplace, at Kneseth Israel Congregation (The White Shul) of Far Rockaway on Tuesday, February 28 from 8:00-10:00 p.m. The program will feature Rabbi Dov Schreier, Kosher Rabbinic Coordinator, who will discuss Issues Out of the Office, such as attending an office party or […]

Time to Saddle Up for this Year’s Yachad Event: A Night at the Races

February 1, 2006, by

Yachad is off to a running start with its pre-Purim benefit, A Night at the Races, which will feature a raffle drawing with a grand prize of $10,000. With more than 500 guests expected to attend, Yachad’s annual gala event will be held on Saturday, February 25 at 9:00 P.M. at the Park Avenue Country […]

Attention Teens: For Your Free IPod, Register by March 1 to Attend NCSY Summer Programs

January 31, 2006, by

The Orthodox Union’s National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY) is offering a FREE iPOD to all teenagers who register by March 1 to attend NCSY’s upcoming summer programs. To receive this free iPod, registrants must attend a summer program, and use the coupon code ‘mp613’ with online registration at www.summerprograms.org. “The iPOD is the kiruv […]

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations States “Grave Concern” Over Hamas’ Victory

January 26, 2006, by

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, stated its grave concern regarding the terrorist group, Hamas,’ strong performance in yesterday’s Palestinian parliamentary elections and its new leadership role in a Palestinian Authority government in light of Hamas’stated objective – the annihilation of the State of Israel. […]

With Eye on Spiraling Education Costs, OU Announces Participation in Teach Rally

January 20, 2006, by

The Orthodox Union today announced a two-part response to address the problem of the soaring cost of yeshiva/day school tuition in the United States and Canada. One aspect involves New York State; the other involves all of North America. OU officials declared that the organization will participate “with great enthusiasm” in the large February 14 […]

Keeping the Faith on Valentine’s Day

January 18, 2006, by

As Valentine’s Day, February 14, approaches, the thoughts of young men and women turn naturally to dating. For young Jewish men and women, does it automatically mean dating other Jews? Not always. The National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY), the youth movement of the Orthodox Union, is therefore initiating a campaign timed to coincide with […]

NCSY Dallas-Based Southwest Region to Inaugurate its New Teen Center

January 18, 2006, by

On a Sunday in which the National Football League will be quiet, and teens will be looking forward to activities which will make them forget that the Cowboys will not be playing in the Super Bowl the following week, the Dallas-based Southwest Region of the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY) will inaugurate its gleaming […]

Rabbi Menachem Genack Delivered Benediction Today at Corzine Gubernatorial Inaugural Ceremony

January 18, 2006, by

Rabbi Menachem Genack of Englewood, Chief Executive Officer of the Orthodox Union’s worldwide Kosher Division, delivered the Benediction today at the Inaugural ceremony for Governor Jon S. Corzine in Trenton. Rabbi Genack served on the Governor-Elect’s transition team for the Department of Corrections, the second largest item in the New Jersey budget. The group was […]

Hundreds Register for First National North American NCSY Alumni Reunion

January 18, 2006, by

After its success in Jerusalem, with over a hundred people attending the National Conference of Synagogue Youth (NCSY)’s first national alumni reunion in Israel, reservations are coming in quickly for its first national NCSY Alumni Reunion in North America, which will take place President’s Weekend, Friday, February 17 – Sunday, February 19 at the Holiday […]