The National Security Agency announced yesterday it is creating a new Cybersecurity Directorate, which will be headed by Anne (Chanie) Neuberger, making her the highest-ranking woman in the NSA. The new directorate will become operational on October 1. Back in 2012, Jewish Action interviewed Anne about how she manages to juggle her high-powered career and
The Beth Din of America, together with the OU, YU’s Center of the Jewish Future, and the RCA, will be running a complimentary two day continuing legal education seminar this President’s Day weekend. The talks will take place on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at the Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst and on Monday, February 18, 2019
The month of Adar is a period of celebration on the Jewish calendar, culminating in the celebration of Purim. The consumption of alcohol on Purim is just one of the many ways we celebrate the great miracle that took place in the time of Queen Esther – the story we read about in the megillah.
I experienced the unbelievable power we all have to find meaning and create connection in our lives. Instead of sitting on the beach this winter break, I, along with 380 other public-school teens from all over America, Canada, Chile, and Argentina, came together to expand our understanding of Judaism and learn Torah for five days
As a young EMT on a Jerusalem ambulance, Eli Beer realized that, stuck in brutal urban traffic, they often arrived too late to help. So he organized a group of volunteer EMTs — many on foot — ready to drop everything and dash to save lives in their neighborhood. Today, United Hatzlah uses a smartphone
The Orthodox Union (OU) thanked the Florida state legislature for heeding its call for greater security funding for Jewish schools and called on other states to follow Florida’s lead. On Monday, Florida allocated a first-ever $645,000 for Jewish schools to upgrade security in the FY2018 budget. Teach Florida and its parent organization, the OU, played
L to R: Elan Karoll, Ahava Schachter-Zarembski, and Hayley Nagelberg. For Jewish students at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, the recent devastating fires that spread throughout Israel was an opportunity to share warmth – in a positive way. Illini Hillel, Orthodox Union Jewish Learning Initiative, and the Israel Education Center joined together this week