Around the OU 16 articles

An Election on a Jewish Holiday: A Challenge to...
When I learned that the Pennsylvania Primary Election would be held on May 18, I was frustrated. A quick glance at a calendar won’t sound alarms for the vast majority of...
May 6, 2021
By Arielle Frankston-Morris
In Commemoration of Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day
In Commemoration of Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day
A letter from OU Executive Vice President Rabbi Moshe Hauer: Dear Friends, The Holocaust was a period in history that demonstrated the human capacity to fail at our fundamental mission to...
Apr 8, 2021
By Rabbi Moshe Hauer
Statements on the Petirah of Rabbi Dr. Zecharia Senter...
OU Kosher COO Rabbi Moshe Elefant: “Rabbi Senter zt”l was a pioneer in the world of industrial kashrus. He was an individual of great intellect, but at the same time very...
Apr 8, 2021
By OU Staff
The OU’s Critical Role in Getting Relief Funding for...
Schumer and a Teachers’ Union Leader Secure Billions for Private Schools The pandemic relief bill includes $2.75 billion for private schools. How it got there is an unlikely political tale, involving...
Mar 18, 2021
By Erica L. Green
Ensuring Next COVID Relief Bill Helps Schoolkids
As legislators begin to move forward with a plan for the next COVID-19 relief bill, organizations who have been actively lobbying for new legislation are busy behind the scenes trying to...
Feb 4, 2021
By OU Staff
Women Immerse Themselves in Prophets and Psalms
The daily study of a chapter of Nach (Nach is an acronym for Neviim and Ketuvim — the Prophets and Writings in the Hebrew Bible) is as beautiful a concept as...
Jan 28, 2021
By Sara Malka Winter
A Special Siddur Delivers Hope
Living at this time is hard for everyone. There’s the constant thrum of the pandemic, with COVID-19 positivity rates climbing and ICU bed capacity dwindling to non-existence. We have seen frequent...
Jan 28, 2021
By Michelle K. Wolf
‘As Much as I Taught, I Learned’
Things change. They remain the same. The world changes around us but the people in the world don’t change. At our best, we adapt. Yachad is the Orthodox Union’s program for...
Jan 7, 2021
By Joanne Palmer
An Exceptional Opportunity from Longtime NCSY and Yachad Supporters
For many years, Gershon and Aviva Distenfeld of Bergenfield have been donors and supporters of two important OU programs: NCSY Relief Missions and Yachad. Both programs have grown significantly in recent...
Dec 24, 2020
By OU Staff
Listen: Yachad’s Sibling Support Services
Chani Herrmann, Yachad’s Associate Director of Communal Engagement, spoke to Nachum Segal on JM in the AM to discuss Yachad’s sibling support groups. Listen to the full interview
Dec 3, 2020
By OU Staff

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