Disability Inclusion Resource Guide for Rabbis

October 3, 2013, by

The Disability Inclusion Resources Guide for Rabbis is part of the Hineinu initiative and is to support Orthodox rabbis and lay leadership in to their efforts to make their synagogues more inviting to Jews of varying abilities and disabilities.

Singing a New Song

June 12, 2013, by

  Singing a New Song Download the PDF Version Here  Psalm 96, Shiru LaShem Shir Chadash is all about singing a new song because in the times of Moshiach the entire world will change their views and “Sing a New Song”. Let’s contemplate for a moment a few of the significant changes that will occur […]

Lechu Nerannena

June 12, 2013, by

Lechu Nerannena Download the PDF Version Here Kabbalat Shabbat begins with Psalm 95 and continues through Psalm 99 followed by Mizmor LeDovid, Psalm 29, and then Lecha Dodi. The Yaavetz explains that the recital of the six Psalms corresponds to the six days of the week and Shabbat corresponds to Lecha Dodi. The Malbim (1809-1879) […]

Birchot Hashachar VI

June 6, 2013, by

The next two blessings we recite are אוזר ישראל בגבורה-G-d girds Israel with strength and עוטר ישראל בתפארה- G-d crowns Israel with splendor. Simply understood these two blessings correspond to different stages of our getting dressed in the morning.

A Night of Laughs with Comedian John DeBoer

May 9, 2013, by

Join the Orthodox Union and participating synagogues to a Singles Connection Event on, ‘A Night of Laughs’ with Comedian John DeBoer on Thursday, June 13th at Lincoln Square Synagogue. Enjoy a chinese buffet and a smile with singles 35+.

A Night of Laughs with Joel Chasnoff and Eli Lebowicz

May 9, 2013, by

Join the Orthodox Union, YUConnects, and participating synagogues to a Singles Connection Event on… Thursday, June 6th @ The Jewish Center  (131 W. 86th Street, New York, NY) Chinese Buffet 7:00PM I Show begins at 7:30 PM Pre-registration $18 through May 30 I $25 After 5/30 and at the Door Register online or call (212)613-8300. Stand-up comic […]

5th International Jewish Medical Ethics Conference

March 21, 2013, by

Save the date for another wonderful weekend of Torah learning and thought-provoking lectures by renowned speakers. As always, we will have great food and lovely, picturesque facilities! Click here to reserve your spot! This year, for the first time, there will be special children’s programming, as well as a parallel non-medical track. A limited number […]

Increasing Intimacy in the Age of Facebook and Twitter

February 27, 2013, by

Rabbi Dovid Cohen Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen, Esq., has a Masters degree in counseling from the University of North Texas with a concentration in family therapy and did clinical training in the Family Institute of Jerusalem. He has a particular interest in counselling couples and has done advanced training under the auspices of the Gottman […]

Chanukah Tips: Understanding Maoz Tzur

February 21, 2013, by

Chanukah Tips As we begin to celebrate Chanukah this week,we will aim to achieve a better understanding of the most well known song of Chanukah-“Maoz Tzur-Rock of Ages”. To identify the name of the author of Maoz Tzur,simply read the (acrostic) first letter of each stanza and you’ll see his name –Mordechai ים ִנָוָ י•ותֹרָ כ•יר […]