The Heart of Modern Jewish Thought

Whether it’s the critically acclaimed Jewish Action magazine or the OU Guide to Passover, OU Publications has something for everyone. Its plethora of publications, enjoyed by millions of Jews worldwide, give voice to a diverse array of opinions and ideas within the Orthodox Jewish community.

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Photo on left: For more than 34 years, Jewish Action, the OU’s highly-acclaimed quarterly magazine, has been fostering conversation among thousands of Jews around the world through its thought-provoking features and opinion pieces.
Photo on right: In recognition of Jewish Action’s quality journalism, the magazine has won prestigious Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence for the past nine years.
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Pre-Shabbat Inspiration

With content curated from guest columnists, published authors, and well-known speakers, the Shabbat Shalom Weekly email newsletter inspires thousands of Jews each week before Shabbat with informative, interesting, and inspirational content delivered straight to their inboxes.

The World’s Favorite Bencher

The NCSY Bencher is a staple in Jewish homes around the world and across the Jewish spectrum. It is common to see Jews of various backgrounds seated together, NCSY Bencher in hand, joining their unique voices in harmony. For those unfamiliar with the liturgy, the NCSY Bencher app offers the opportunity to study and become more familiar with the songs and text.

The Essential Passover Guide

Jews the world over have turned to the iconic OU Guide to Passover since the 1950s for help in preparing for the holiday, relying on its comprehensive index of certified foods, guides to kashering one’s kitchen, and FAQs on the intricacies of Passover laws and customs.

Torah Learning for All Levels and All Interests

The acclaimed web site offers a broad range of series for people at all levels and of all interests. Popular daily and weekly programs include Daf Yomi, Nach Yomi, Mishna Yomit, HaShoneh Halachos, Daf HaShavua, plus weekly parsha series from a broad array of renowned Torah educators.

An Online Hub of Education and Community

Tens of thousands visit daily to read the latest articles, check the holiday calendar, and browse the archives for stories and videos that educate and inspire. The site also provides in-depth Torah materials and resources to help Jews of any skill level advance their knowledge.

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