Statement of OU’s Nathan Diament on Primary Election Defeat of Eric Cantor

June 11, 2014, by

Statement from Nathan Diament, Executive Director for Public Policy – Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America: “I’ve had the privilege to know and work with Eric Cantor since his first days running for the House of Representatives. He is a friend and has been a critical partner for the advocacy work of the Orthodox […]

Reflections From A First Yachad Shabbaton

June 10, 2014, by

Karen Levi and her daughter Isabel, 21, attended their first Yachad Family Shabbaton. These are Karen’s reflections on the weekend. We embarked on our trip to Connecticut with trepidation. Not being an Orthodox Jew, I was afraid of being shunned, stared at, and not accepted. I was going to a Shabbaton for my 21-year-old daughter […]

OU Job Board and Crown Heights Young Entrepreneurs Present Networking for Accountants, Thursday, June 26 at OU Headquarters

June 9, 2014, by

The Orthodox Union Job Board and Crown Heights Young Entrepreneurs will present Networking for Accountants, an opportunity to meet professional leaders in the legal industry, June 26 at 5:30 p.m. at the OU Job Board International Headquarters on 11 Broadway in Manhattan.  The event will feature “Speed Networking” with round robin seating as well as […]

Chicago Yachad’s Evening Under the Stars Honors Chaim and Zahava Suss and Shlomo Meyers, June 15 at Ravenswood Event Center

June 3, 2014, by

Evening Under the Stars, a Chicago Yachad benefit event, will be honoring Chaim and Zahava Suss, dedicated supporters of Yachad, and Shlomo Meyers, Yachad member. The benefit will take place on June 15 at the Ravenswood Event Center, 4011 North Ravenswood Avenue. Rooftop reception begins at 6 p.m. followed by dinner at 6:45 p.m. Raffle prizes […]

OU Denounces Palestinian Unity Government; Calls On Obama Administration To Withhold Recognition

June 2, 2014, by

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – denounced the formation of a “unity government” by the Palestinian Authority and Hamas. Nathan Diament, the Orthodox Union’s Executive Director for Public Policy, issued the following statement: “There is no question that Hamas – in words and […]

Touro College and the Orthodox Union Announce Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander zt”l Scholarships for Outstanding NCSY Graduates

May 30, 2014, by

Seven outstanding high school graduates from across the nationwere selected to receive the prestigious Sarah Rivkah and Dr. Bernard Lander zt”l Scholarship given jointly by Touro College and NCSY. The recipients are:  Emma O’Quin of Tacoma, WA; Caitlyn Franks of Baltimore; Jamie Epstein of Memphis; Mariah Barber of Eugene, OR; Nicki Feerst of Long Beach, […]

OU West Coast Banquet set for June 18 at Sephardic Temple in Los Angeles

May 28, 2014, by

The annual Orthodox Union West Coast Awards Banquet will take place on Wednesday, June 18 at the Sephardic Temple, 10500 Wilshire Boulevard, as two couples will be honored and the West Coast Region celebrates ten years of service from the Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC) Torah Educators at UCLA, Rabbi Aryeh and Sharona […]