‘A Spiritual Response in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from Three Jewish Mothers,’ at Beth Israel Congregation in Miami Beach

July 10, 2014, by

As Israel faces its latest crisis, with Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaar and Naftali Frenkel still fresh in everyone’s thoughts and with Hamas rockets flying throughout the country, Orthodox Union Executive Vice President, Emeritus Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb will provide “A Spiritual Response in a Time of Crisis: Lessons from Three Jewish Mothers,” on Monday July, […]

OU Applauds PA Governor Tom Corbett’s Signing School Safety Legislation Amendment into Law, Benefiting Non-Public School Security Funding

July 10, 2014, by

OU Advocacy’s work with Pennsylvania legislators promoting a solution for a “hiccup” within the Safe School Legislation — passed last summer — that prevented Jewish day schools and other non-public schools from participating in a grant program for school resource officers, culminated with Governor Tom Corbett signing Senate Bill 1194 into law today. The amendment […]

A Philadelphia Story: ASK OU Kosher and First Seder in Bala Cynwyd

July 9, 2014, by

In the spirit of the City of Brotherly Love, nearly one hundred men, women and students attended the Harry H. Beren ASK OU Outreach/First Seder Bais Medrash Kashrus program at the Lower Merion Synagogue in Bala Cynwyd, a suburb of Philadelphia. The event was jointly organized by Rabbi Yosef Grossman, senior educational rabbinic coordinator of OU […]

OU Executive Vice President Allen Fagin to Lead OU Community Weekend at EDOS in Denver, July 11-12

July 7, 2014, by

Orthodox Union Executive Vice President and chief professional officer Allen Fagin will be visiting at the East Denver Orthodox Synagogue (EDOS) for Shabbat Parshat Pinchas, July 11–12. The OU member synagogue is located at 198 S Holly Street. Mr. Fagin will be speaking after Shabbat morning  kiddush on “The Failures and Triumphs of Achdut Yisrael – Jewish Unity” and will incorporate into his […]

Harry H. Beren ASK OU Community Kashrut Program Provides Hands-On Knowledge to RIETS

July 2, 2014, by

The Orthodox Union’s Kosher Division recently held its annual seminar for advanced semicha (ordination) students at RIETS, the rabbinical seminary of Yeshiva University. The Harry H. Beren ASK OU Kashrut Program at RIETS included presentations from senior experts from OU Kosher on the practical applications of the ancient laws of kashrut to modern technology. Rabbi […]