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:
Watch the live broadcast of SpaceIL’s attempted landing of a spacecraft on the Moon. If successful, Israel would become only the 4th nation to ever land a spacecraft on the Moon. The broadcast is set to begin at 2:45 pm (EDT):
Running for Yachad, OU-JLIC and NCSY an incredible 288 individuals ran in support of OU programs in the 2019 Jerusalem Marathon last week.
Mr. Fagin appeared on the popular Jewish morning program ‘JM in the AM’ to talk with Nachum Segal about the state of the OU, five years after taking the helm of the organization.
On February 6th, the Orthodox Union hosted the inaugural Frum Developer’s MeetUp. Rabbi David Pardo, Director of Birthright Follow-up, worked with the leaders from FrumDevCon to host the event and welcomed nearly one hundred Frum software developers who spent hours networking and schmoozing and learning from a world-class CEO. Oren Eini is the CEO and founder
“Meorot”, a new performing arts program that provides Orthodox girls with an outlet for performing arts, will have its first performance on Sunday, March 3rd. The program began this past October in Bergen County and had 50 participants from all over the tri-state area. “Meorot” is directed and produced by the director of NCSY’s summer
Have you heard about the hottest restaurant in Israel? The Yachad Café is a once a month event where the participants of Yachad Israel’s vocational program get a chance to display the skills that they have learned in the program. The Café is held at the Yachad Israel’s Vocational Training Center in the German Colony
Kosher consumers were concerned by the news last month that Bimbo Bakeries USA, the largest producer of bread in the United States, with product lines such as Arnold’s and Sara Lee, was going to lose their kosher certification. The company’s initial decision was based on internal efficiency and production concerns. Many of the breads they
Social media networks lit up this week with images of Israelis skiing down Mt. Hermon (we’ll talk about skiing while filming some other time) as Syrian-fired rockets were intercepted overhead by Israel’s Iron Dome missiles. In one of those “only in Israel” stories, a mother describes her son’s adventures on Israel’s lone ski slope that