As you are no doubt aware, several of our communities in Florida are in the crosshairs of a potentially devastating storm. Though Hurricane Dorian has yet to make landfall the forecast is unfortunately not looking promising. Over the past few days many of our Jewish brethren in Florida have evacuated or are in the midst
Five years ago, IDF 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin was abducted by Hamas and was tragically killed in the ensuing firefight as IDF forces tried to rescue him. Since then, Leah and Simcha Goldin, Hadar’s parents, have tried desperately to secure the return of the remains of their son so that he might have a proper
JNS.org has the remarkable story of a number of teens who participated in NCSY Hatzalah Rescue this past summer. The program trains the next generation of responders by teaching them, among other things, CPR and hemorrhage control. Read about a couple of experiences where the teens, serving on ambulance crews, directly helped bring patients back
Jenna Beltser speaks to Nachum Segal about the successes from last year’s inaugural OU Impact Accelerator cohort and the launch of cohort II — applications, due Sep 5. Learn more about the OU Impact Accelerator.
OU President Moishe Bane Previews Torah NY 2019 – to be held on Sunday, September 22 at Citi Field. To register, please visit ou.org/torahny.
The Beth Din of America, widely regarded as one of the leading Jewish religious courts in North America, has launched a first-in-the-nation blog dedicated to explaining Rabbinical Court process and decisions. Jewishprudence will focus on providing information to attorneys and legal professionals regarding Jewish law and Beth Din jurisprudence. The blog will feature discussions of
Arutz Sheva caught up with Allen Fagin, executive vice president and chief professional officer of the Orthodox Union (OU), on his whirlwind ten-day trip in Israel to visit the Jewish teenagers and young adults participating in the many OU summer programs in Israel. What are the main goals for all your summer programs for Jewish teens
More than 2,500 Jewish teens, staff and guests from 29 states, Canada, Israel, Argentina and the United Kingdom participating in summer programs operated by the Orthodox Union (OU) converged on Park Ra’anana to nibble on American barbeque and rock to live musical performances at the big Yom NCSY event. Former Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked attended
We received the following letter from Shlomo Fried of Tomchei Shabbat of Denver, who expressed his appreciation to all who supported the OU’s maot chitim campaign, which helped Tomchei Shabbat of Denver purchase Pesach food for those in need: To the leadership of the Orthodox Union and the wonderful supporters of the Maot Chitim project:
Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union Allen Fagin shares his perspectives on Jewish life, American Jewry and the State of Israel today. With Mark S. Golub on L’Chayim: