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Orthodox Union

Pesach? There’s an App for That.

April 14, 2011, by

We are proud that the annual OU Guide to Passover – an indispensable component of Pesach preparation for thousands – went high-tech this year with the world premiere of the […]

NCSY’s Project JUMP Challenge

April 14, 2011, by

Last week, I was privileged to serve as a judge for NCSY’s Project JUMP Challenge, alongside attorney Philip Rosen and renowned entrepreneur Ivanka Trump. Others in attendance included Rabbi Steven Burg, International Director of NCSY, and Esther […]

What’s Behind the OU Symbol?

April 7, 2011, by

The 2011 issue of Behind the Union Symbol, the OU’s dynamic and informative trade magazine, is now available. This issue includes features on OUDirect, snacking kosher, the scent of India, […]

Special Recognition Goes To:

March 31, 2011, by

Earlier this week, Team OU members ran exceptional programming that filled the weekend of March 27. Special recognition goes to: Elaine Grossman and her team for spearheading the very successful OU National […]

The OU Pesach Guide is Here!

March 31, 2011, by

The invaluable annual OU Guide to Passover has arrived! Among the many people to be thanked for this indispensable contribution to Jewish life are Rabbi Dr. Shmuel Singer,Rabbi Nachum Rabinowitz, Rabbi […]

Youth Summit on the West Coast

March 24, 2011, by

Shortly before Purim, the Synagogue Services department of the OU held another successful youth professionals summit, this time in Los Angeles. This event presented a tremendous opportunity for youth workers from LA […]

Bomb In Jerusalem

March 24, 2011, by

We were rocked yesterday by the news of a terrorist attack at Jerusalem’s central bus station. A bomb planted by terrorists exploded, killing at least one and injuring more than […]

A Week of Tragedies

March 17, 2011, by

This may be the saddest week I’ve had to write about since starting this blog. First, I was going to report that David Kandelman, an NCSY alumnus (class of 2009), passed […]