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Special Request: Prayer for Rain in Israel

January 15, 2018, by

The third chapter of Masekhet Ta’anit (Seder Ta’aniyot ‘Eilu) prescribes a religious response to the lack of rainfall in the Land of Israel. This year, despite some heavy precipitation, there remains a significant […]

Ben Zakkai’s Newest Members 2017

July 26, 2017, by

We Welcome Ben Zakkai’s Newest Members HONORARY MEMBERS Freda Greenbaum – Bal Harbour, FL Rabbi Ethan Katz – Bergenfield, NJ NEW INDUCTEES Jodi Basch – West Orange, NJ Yaakov Borenstein […]

On Women’s Professional Roles in the Synagogue

February 2, 2017, by

Click here to download the responses of the Rabbinic Panel on professional roles of women in the synagogue, and the accompanying OU response. For media inquiries, please contact pr@ou.org. Comments? […]

Yachad Plans to Raise $1 Million Within 24 Hours

December 19, 2016, by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YACHAD, PREMIER JEWISH ORGANIZATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, PLANS TO RAISE $1 MILLION WITHIN 24 HOURS ON DECEMBER 20TH NEW YORK, NY – Yachad, the Orthodox Union’s National Jewish […]

OU’s Slate of the Board of Directors 2017

December 17, 2016, by

President Mark Bane Chairman, Board of Directors Howard Tzvi Friedman Vice Chairman, Board of Directors Mordecai D. Katz Chairman, Board of Governors Henry I. Rothman Vice Chairman, Board of Governors […]