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Innovative Ideas for Tisha B’Av Programming

June 19, 2015, by

Live Lectures from the OU There will be live webcasts of speeches from the OU’s Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb and Rabbi Steven Weil.  Connect your shul’s television or visual projector to http://www.ou.org/holidays/tishabav to watch these lectures after the recitation of Kinot.  In addition, the OU’s website also contains inspiring audio lectures on related Tisha […]

Statement on Charleston Attacks

June 18, 2015, by

Dear Friends, Last night, tragedy struck Charleston.  Our beloved city is in a state of shock and is mourning the loss of 9 people who were the victims of what can be described as nothing other than a hate crime.  We mourn the loss of Rev. Clementa Pinckney, and all those who were murdered, and […]

Educating about Intimacy: Openly and Honestly

June 10, 2015, by

A Yom Iyun for Kallah Teachers and Rebbetzins was held June 7, 2015 at the White Shul (Congregation Kneseth Israel) in Far Rockaway, NY. The program was entitled, “Educating about Intimacy:  Openly and Honestly.”  The program was coordinated and sponsored by the Orthodox Union (Department of Community & Synagogue Services) with Yeshiva University Center for […]