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Rabbi Steven Weil

Rabbi Steven Weil

Rabbi Steven Weil is Senior Managing Director of the Orthodox Union.

Responses to Paris Terror Attacks

January 16, 2015, by

In the wake of the terror attacks in Paris that left 17 dead, French authorities launched a massive protective measure across the country. The measure includes the posting of 4,700 police officers to guard France’s 700 Jewish schools and other communal institutions. The actions taken by France have been equated with the level of response […]

Ben Zakkai Honor Society’s NCSY Scholarship Reception on February 8

January 9, 2015, by

The Ben Zakkai Honor Society‘s NCSY Scholarship Reception will be held on Sunday, February 8, 2015, in New York City. This year’s dinner will be dedicated to the sacred legacy of Rabbi Louis and Rebbetzin Helen Ginsburg zt”l, who passed away earlier this year. Contact Elaine Grossman at salvite@ou.org for more information.

OU’s 2014 National Convention – A Great Success

January 9, 2015, by

We are proud and pleased to report that the OU’s 2014 National Convention was a great success. Substantive issues were discussed, important future goals of the OU were made public for the first time and were very well received, and participants uniformly reported having a very enjoyable weekend with us at the Doubletree Tarrytown. Chairman […]

Donate to the Har Nof Fund

November 26, 2014, by

Donate to the Har Nof Fund A week ago we awoke to the horror of a massacre in Har Nof: four men who never returned home from shacharit, and a selfless police officer who gave his life to save others. Now their families must face the future without their beloved husbands and fathers. Funds are […]

Shabbat 2014

October 31, 2014, by

Jews in 212 cities in 33 countries observed Shabbat together last week and the OU and its Community Engagement and Synagogue Services Department were right there supporting them. Parashat Noach saw the successful launch of Shabbat 2014. It’s an OU initiative to assist communities across the continent with programming for the Shabbos Project, which went […]

OU Welcomes New Member Synagogues

October 28, 2014, by

The OU welcomes three new member synagogues: the Young Israel of Teaneck, NJ; Congregation Tifereth Beth David Jerusalem, Montreal; and Congregation Dor Tikvah, Charleston, SC.

Yachad/NJCD 5K Run/Walk November 9

October 27, 2014, by

Yachad/NJCD is coordinating a 5K run/walk in Riverside Park in Manhattan, Sunday morning, November 9. All members of the OU family are invited to participate in this exciting event. A 5K is only 3.1 miles, so even participating at a normal walking pace should take no more than an hour or so. Children of all […]

OU National Convention 2014 December 26 – 28, 2014

October 3, 2014, by

The OU National Convention 2014 will be held Friday, December 26 through Sunday, December 28 at the Tarrytown Doubletree in Tarrytown, NY. The convention, whose theme is Global Jewish Unity, is being chaired by Dr. Shimmy Tennenbaum. This inspirational and informative weekend will provide the opportunity for participants to interact with leaders on the global […]