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Rabbi Steven Weil

Rabbi Steven Weil

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

The Mesoras HaRav Chumash: Sefer Bereishis

September 16, 2013, by

OU Press proudly announces publication of The Mesoras HaRav Chumash: Sefer Bereishis with commentary based on the teachings of the Rav, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, edited by Dr. Arnold Lustiger. For the first time, the Rav’s profound insights into Chumash have been assembled and presented in the form of a commentary on the text of […]

OU Torah

August 28, 2013, by

We have had a relative lull this past week, in between the hustle and bustle of the various OU summer programs and the hectic schedule of our Tishrei holidays, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to talk about OU Torah, spearheaded by OU Torah Editor Rabbi Jack Abramowitz. OU Torah includes a broad spectrum […]

New Jersey NCSY at Great Adventure Chol Hamoed Sukkot

September 13, 2012, by

Each year on Chol Hamoed Sukkot, New Jersey NCSY hosts thousands of families at Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ. Responding to an increased demand for shorter lines and a more religious atmosphere, NCSY is renting out the entire park for an exclusive day on Thursday, October 4 from 1:00-8:00 pm. Rabbi Yaakov Glasser, Regional Director […]

Press Clippings

September 13, 2012, by

From The Jewish Press, about OU Torah’s new series on Talmud Yerushalmi, taught by Rabbi Yosef Grossman.  Read here. ************************** Also from The Jewish Press, Hannah Kark’s winning entry from the 2012 OU Kosher Essay Contest.  Read here. ************************** From The Jewish Week, the OU and PEJE team up on tuition affordability.  Read here. ************************** […]

“Reflections on Teshuva”

September 13, 2012, by

Once again this year, some of the New York area’s most distinguished pulpit rabbis will exchange places on September 23, the Sunday before Yom Kippur, to provide their “Reflections on Teshuva,” an OU signature High Holy Day program. This year, for the first time, the program has been extended beyond the New York Metropolitan Area […]

Yachad/NJCD Counseling Center

September 6, 2012, by

Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, announced the opening of the new Yachad/NJCD Counseling Center, an expansion of its existing clinical services. Counseling and support services will be available at two locations: Yachad/OU Headquarters at 11 Broadway in Manhattan, and at 1122 Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn. Payment will be on a sliding scale […]

Harry H. Beren ASK OU Kashrus Summer Programs

August 30, 2012, by

70 students came from as far away as Houston and Israel to participate in the 11th cycle of the three- and one-week Harry H. Beren ASK OU Kashrus Summer Programs, offered by the OU every other summer. The intensive program covered fish, the kosher contract, cheese and whey, machinery, fermentation, cake, food-service protocols and kashering, […]

“Using Quantitative Data to Lead Qualitative Conversations”

August 23, 2012, by

Dan Hazony, Director of Information Systems for NCSY, has an op-ed in eJewish Philanthropy entitled “Using Quantitative Data to Lead Qualitative Conversations.” In it, he discusses figuring out what needs to be measured, setting up an infrastructure to support the measurements, overcoming staff reluctance to data-gathering, and more. This is especially vital in what he […]

Fall 2012 Jewish Action Now Available

August 16, 2012, by

The Fall 2012 issue of Jewish Action is now out. Features include: The Social Media Revolution: What Does It Mean for Our Children?; What do Orthodox educators-across the spectrum-have to say about Facebook?; Another Year, Another Chance: Special Rosh Hashanah Section; A Conversation with Rabbi Itay Meushar of Peru; Weighing in Obesity in the Frum […]

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