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Orthodox Union

What’s the Truth?

November 18, 2014, by

There’s a saying that “conventional wisdom is often neither.” For example, “everyone knows” that we’re supposed to throw bread at tashlich on Rosh Hashana and that Jews with tattoos cannot […]

When Does He Sleep?

October 23, 2014, by

There’s an old saying, “If you want something done, ask a busy person.” Well, somehow, beyond all the limitations of a 24-hour day, Rabbi Shalom Rosner has managed to do […]

Succos? Sukkot? Sukkos? Sukkoth?

October 7, 2014, by

“Pesach” is nice and easy to spell, but we still call it “Passover” half the time. Wouldn’t Succos (or whatever) be easier to Google if we actually called it “Tabernacles” […]

Time to Get Our Davening On!

September 17, 2014, by

Selichos and Rosh Hashana are imminent. With them comes a focus or “tefillah, teshuva and tzedaka” – prayer, repentance and charity. In truth, improving the quality of our prayers is […]

The Elul Has Landed

August 26, 2014, by

Elul is here! OU Holidays has released its first wave of Elul-themed content, with more on the horizon! For starters, we have Elul Thoughts – part 1 by Rochi Lerner […]

Learn for Israel!

July 9, 2014, by

One of the things Jews worldwide are doing in support of our brethren undergoing harrowing and dangerous times in Israel is intensifying their study of Torah. To facilitate this endeavor, […]


July 3, 2014, by

…and the living is easy. And Pirkei Avos is a summer favorite! Did you know… OU Torah has a series of shiurim covering all of Pirkei Avos as part of […]