JUF and Yachad Creative Arts Program Begins Tuesday, September 9 in Brooklyn

September 3, 2014, by

The Jewish Union Foundation (JUF), in conjunction with Yachad/National Jewish Council for Disabilities, will host a creative arts program for individuals with special needs beginning with a fine arts class starting Tuesday, September 9 at the Marilyn David IVDU Boys Upper School at 1301 East 18th Street in Brooklyn at 5:30 p.m. Participants in the […]

OU Kosher’s Primer for Upcoming Shemittah Year

August 25, 2014, by

“The laws governing the shemittah year were designed to strengthen the Jewish people’s trust in Hashem and to serve as a reminder that as important as our efforts are, ultimately everything comes from above.  It is an opportunity, every seven years, to witness the manifestation ofHashem’s presence in the world.” As we are little more […]

OU Applauds Gov Cuomo, NY State Leadership For Israel Solidarity Mission

August 11, 2014, by

The Orthodox Union applauds New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement yesterday that he will travel to Israel on Tuesday for a two-day solidarity mission. New York State Senate Majority Co-Leaders Jeff Klein and Dean Skelos as well as State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will join the governor on the trip to show support for […]