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 […]

Rabbi Weil to Lead OU Community Weekend in Long Branch, 8/22-23

August 7, 2014, by

Rabbi Steven Weil, senior managing director at the Orthodox Union, will present an OU Community Weekend at Congregation Brothers of Israel in Long Branch from Friday, August 22 to Saturday, August 23 (Shabbat Parshat Re’eh). Led by Rabbi Nasanayl Braun, the OU member synagogue is located at 250 Park Avenue in Elberon. Friday night, Rabbi Weil […]