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Tefillat Esther: Worldwide Event

March 14, 2016, by

The wave of terror that Israel has suffered over the last number of months has claimed the lives of tens of Israelis. Megillat Esther has taught us that the way to confront Haman is to gather all Jews in Tefillah. Join together for a worldwide Tefillah event From the Kotel on Ta’anit Esther at 11:00-11:45 […]

The OU Remembers Rebbetzin Tzirel Kamenetzky Ob”m

November 2, 2015, by

The Orthodox Union is saddened to inform our readers of the passing of Rebbetzin Tzirel Kamenetzky of Woodmere, NY. Rebbetzin Kamenetzky, 89, passed away on Friday; the funeral took place on Sunday. Shivah will take place at the Kamenetzky residence, 357 Barnard Avenue in Woodmere, until Friday afternoon. Shacharis will be at 8 a.m. and Mincha/Maariv at 4:35 […]

Shabbat of Unity

October 15, 2015, by

Our tradition teaches us that the most  effective weapon in the arsenal of the Jewish people is our unity. Even the wicked King Ahab, an idol worshipper, met with success in his wars to defend our people in the merit of Jewish unity. We therefore join with the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish […]

Congregation Ahawas Achim B’nai Jacob and David Celebrates 50 Years

October 13, 2015, by

Congregation Ahawas Achim B’nai Jacob and David, a Modern Orthodox synagogue which is affiliated with the OU, located in the suburban township of West Orange, New Jersey, is celebrating its 50th year anniversary.   AABJ&D better known as the “Alphabet Shul” to the local MetroWest Federation is a result of a merger in March 1966 between […]

Regional Leadership Seminar – Video

September 8, 2015, by

Putting Out The Welcome Mat! Strategies to create a warm and inviting environment in your synagogue. Presented by: Rabbi Steven Weil       Recruiting and Maximizing Volunteer Engagement. Presented by: Rabbi Steven Weil       Click Here to Download the Seminar Handout!