Registration Now Open For IFS Winter Trips, Including Music & Inclusive “Niche” Tours

September 10, 2014, by

After a successful summer of more than 32 tours to Israel, Israel Free Spirit (IFS), the popular 10-day Orthodox Union free trip to Israel in conjunction with the Taglit-Birthright Israel program, has now opened registration for winter trips. Applications will be accepted from individuals between the ages of 18-26 from all Jewish affiliations. The trips […] Announces Rosh Hashana Packages For a Sweet New Year

September 5, 2014, by

With summer on the wane and the Jewish New Year just around the corner, has announced themed, custom and ready-made Rosh Hashana gift baskets tailored to fit every budget. The delicately wrapped packages range from $7 to $149 for a grand treat collection which includes a pedestal cake plate and coordinating plate server, chocolates, cookies, a […]

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 […]