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 […]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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 […]
New from OU Press: Letters from Mir: A Torah World in the Shadow of the Shoah – The Correspondence of Ernest Gugenheim. In 1938, a young French Jew went to learn at the Mir Yeshiva in Lithuania. The book consists of the letters he wrote home to his family. His correspondence paints a remarkable picture […]
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 […]
Registration is now open for NCSY Summer 2015. Watch the video and register here.
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]