The OU’s Jewish Communities Fair will take place on April 30, 2017 in NYC. Please fill out the application and submit online before Monday, January 2, 2017. Communities will be accepted on a rolling basis. Submission does not guarantee acceptance. The non-refundable application fee is $200. You will be notified of acceptance as a Jewish Communities Fair participant by January 30, 2017. The registration fee for participation in the fair is $800.
In communities with multiple OU synagogues, please list the lead synagogue in the application with the appropriate contact information. Please list the other participating community organizations in the fields below. We will not accept multiple applications for the same city. If any communal organization declines participation, please note that in the appropriate box. All signage for the fair will only list the geographical location, not the name of the presenting organizations.
Questions? Please contact Adina Schwarzbaum, Fair Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org; 212-613-8300 or
Rebbetzin Judi Steinig at email@example.com; 212-613-8188
Once application is approved, you will be asked to staff and showcase your community at a display table with presentations of:
a. Specific Employment Opportunities
b. Professionally developed marketing materials such as brochures, Jewish and general communal literature, school information and pricing, video or pictorial display (no sound),
c. Real estate information/listings, mortgage rates, taxes, etc. near the community centers and shuls. We suggest bringing a Realtor to the fair.
*Additional suggestions for your display will be forwarded to participating communities. We encourage you to think creatively and begin to prepare for the opportunity to showcase your community.
Click here to view the printable application. The completed form can be scanned and sent to Adina Schwarzbaum at firstname.lastname@example.org.