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 […]

OU Kosher Honors Firmenich Staffer for 20 Years of Dedicated Service

May 22, 2014, by

Left to right: Elisa Berger, Flavor Analyst and Administrative Assistant to Rabbi Moshe Zywica; Eric Butrym, Director of Regulatory Affairs at Firmenich; Laura Lacourse, Senior Compliance Coordinator at Firmenich; Honoree Terry Grillo, Regulatory Specialist at Firmenich; Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of OU Kosher; Rabbi Moshe Elefant, COO of OU Kosher; Rabbi Moshe Zywica, Executive Rabbinic […]

Yachad Brings Its First Family Shabbaton To The West Coast, June 13-15 In Los Angeles

May 22, 2014, by

Yachad, the Orthodox Union’s agency for those with disabilities, will present its first West Coast Family Shabbaton in Los Angeles at the Sheraton Agoura Hills from Friday, June 13 through Sunday, June 15. Yachad Family Shabbatons (weekend retreats) first made their appearance in the Northeast and spread across the country, providing one-of-a-kind weekends of support, […]

Rabbi Steven Weil to Speak at Congregation BCMH in Seattle, May 30-31

May 22, 2014, by

Rabbi Steven Weil, senior managing director at the Orthodox Union, will present an OU Community Weekend at Congregation Bikur Cholim-Machzikay Hadath (BCMH) in Seattle on Friday, May 30 through Saturday, May 31 (Shabbat Parshat Naso). The OU member synagogue is located at 5145 S. Morgan Street. On Friday night between Mincha and Maariv, Rabbi Weil will […]

OU Press Presents Three Outstanding Works On Sefer Bamidbar

May 21, 2014, by

As synagogues around the world prepare to begin the Book of Numbers, Sefer Bamidbar,OU Press in conjunction with Maggid Books and Yeshiva University Press, has released a new volume in Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm’s series of sermons on the weekly Torah reading, Derashot LeDorot: Numbers. Fourth in the series of Derashot LeDorot, this new book […]

Nachum Segal Interviews New OU Executive Vice President Allen Fagin on JM in the AM

May 15, 2014, by

Executive Vice President and Chief Professional Officer of the Orthodox Union, Allen Fagin, visited radio host Nachum Segal at his studio in Jersey City this week, to be interviewed on his popular morning radio program JM in the AM heard on the Nachum Segal Network ( and on WFMU radio. In a wide-ranging conversation, Mr. […]

Friends of Yachad Presents “Yachad Rocks” With NYNY Dueling Pianos, May 22 in NYC

May 15, 2014, by

Connect with current and former Yachad members, alumni and staff at the Friends of Yachad Rocks inaugural gala. Featuring NYNY Dueling Pianos, guests will also enjoy a premium open bar, hors d’oeuvres, a smorgasbord and raffle prizes while simultaneously supporting the important work Yachad provides to the community. The event will take place at Location05, […]

OU Job Fair in Jerusalem Attracts 1,000 Job Seekers and One MK

May 14, 2014, by

The fourth OU Job Fair in Israel took place at the Jerusalem Gardens Hotel on Tuesday May 13. This year’s event attracted 60 potential employers and an estimated 1,000 job seekers. “The OU Job Board is committed to making sure people who make aliyah have opportunities that will allow them to stay in Israel,” says Michael Rosner, […]