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Rabbi Steven Weil

Rabbi Steven Weil

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

OU’s Shnayim Mikra Series

September 19, 2014, by

The OU’s Shnayim Mikra series will be arriving at inboxes worldwide (by request) starting with parshas Bereshis. Each week, Shnayim Mikra will offer seven shiurim corresponding to the seven aliyos of the parsha. The series is designed to facilitate the weekly review of the Torah portion, as is brought down in the halacha. Contributors include […]

Four New OU Publications Are Out

September 12, 2014, by

Four new issues of OU publications are out, including the fall 2014 Jewish Action and supplements from NCSY and OU Alumni, as well as the latestConsumer Daf HaKashrusfrom OU Kosher. Enjoy a digital version of Jewish Action here, and NCSY’s Ignite here. For the inaugural issue of Reunion, click here. It’s new for alumni of the OU’s youth programs, including NCSY, Jewish Learning […]

Fall 2014 Jewish Action Now Available

September 4, 2014, by

The fall edition of the OU’s Jewish Action magazine is out, with a cover story on the new entrepreneurs. Here are just a few of the features you will find: The New Entrepreneur by Bayla Sheva Brenner Why the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well and booming in the Orthodox community. My Abba, Rav Ovadia […]

An Overwhelming Experience

August 26, 2014, by

We were overwhelmed and shaken by meeting the Tragerman family this afternoon during a shiva visit. Hearing their story as well as the story of their friends and family who have committed their lives to making the desert bloom, building Israel and building the Jewish people was a source of inspiration. The hug and embrace […]

OU Rabbinic Delegation Demonstrates Support for Israel during Ongoing Conflict

August 25, 2014, by

A group of rabbis who lead Orthodox Union – affiliated synagogues around the United States are participating in a Rabbinic Leadership Solidarity Mission to Israel that will run through Thursday, August 28. The mission is being led by Rabbi Steven Weil, OU’s senior managing director, Rabbi Avi Berman, executive director of the Seymour J. Abrams OU Israel Center in […]

Report From Sderot

July 27, 2014, by

Report from Sderot Currently leading an OU Solidarity Mission to Israel consisting of over 40 individuals, joined by Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, executive vice president, emeritus of the OU, and Rabbi Avi Berman, executive director of OU Israel.  Friday — We met with one of the engineering groups that is demolishing the tunnels. The leader […]

Reports from Israel: The OU Solidarity Mission

July 25, 2014, by

Led by Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb and Rabbi Steven Weil, the Orthodox Union’s Solidairy Mission to Israel has landed safely and is underway. Rabbi Barry Kornblau, Rav of Young Israel of Hollis Hills-Windsor Park, and Director of Member Services at The Rabbinical Council of America – RCA will be posting updates as the mission proceeds. […]

OU Advocacy’s Work in Albany

April 7, 2014, by

March was a very important month-particularly this past week-for New York Jewish day schools. If you haven’t been following OU Advocacy’s work in Albany, OU Advocacy’s New York team, led by Jeff Leb, conducted a “full-court press” in the New York Assembly and Senate last month on behalf of New York’s Jewish day schools. Their […]

NCSY’s Jewish Unity Mentoring Program (JUMP) Leadership Competition

March 27, 2014, by

Last week, I was privileged to serve, with others, as a judge for NCSY’s Jewish Unity Mentoring Program (JUMP) Leadership Competition, which represents the culmination of months of hard work, passion and creativity. JUMP – a national program run by New York NCSY’s Director of Operations, Carol Rhine – offers teens skills-training, along with the […]