Give Proportionally to What You Spend on Your Pesach
Help those in need by giving to the OU’s Maot Chitim 5778 campaign – donate now Since the very creation of the luxury Pesach program, rabbis have been railing against...
Mar 6, 2018
By Rabbi Efrem Goldberg
Superheroes Deliver Purim Treats at Tel Aviv Children’s Hospital
Purim is here, and nobody’s getting left behind. The residents of Ichilov Hospital’s children’s ward (in Tel Aviv) were surprised when volunteers dressed as Superman, Batman and Spiderman began scaling the...
Feb 28, 2018
By The Forward
Purim: Looking Beyond the Surface
Rav Shlomo Wolbe, in his Sefer Alei Shur, teaches a fascinating idea about the nature of the miracle of Purim. He explains that unlike other miracles, which required an “open revelation”...
Feb 28, 2018
By Bracha Poliakoff
CUI: Commitment Under the Influence
My father is always ready with a humorous marriage joke. One that generates noticeable laughter is when he quips, “I’ve been married for forty years but it feels like two days…(pause...
Feb 22, 2018
By Rabbi Pinny Roth
Take the Purim Pledge
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...
Feb 7, 2018
By OU Staff
Tu B’Shevat Recipe: Fresh Fruit Tart with Refreshing Lemon...
Addictive. Enticing. Delicious. A Family Table by Mishpacha Production, ShortCuts videos focus on the food, just the food, in super short and snazzy videos that are as much fun to watch...
Jan 24, 2018
By OU Staff
Presence for Chanuka
It’s the conversation piece in every classroom: “So, what did you get for Chanuka?” Some families give large gifts, some give small ones, some give one gift for each night of...
Dec 14, 2017
By Ariela Davis
“Why I Like Tisha B’Av”
Tisha B’Av is not everyone’s favorite day, but it is one of mine- not because it is enjoyable, but because of what it represents. I like Tisha B’Av because of what...
Jul 26, 2017
By Rabbi Emanuel Feldman
Jerusalem’s Paratrooper Heroes, Up Close and Personal
Let’s Open Our Sefarim This Yom Yerushalayim On May 16 and 17, 2017, Shlomo Horwitz of Jewish Crossroads conducted interviews with two heroic paratroopers involved in liberating the Kotel on Yom Yerushalayim....
May 22, 2017
By Shlomo Horwitz
Open Your Sefarim This Yom Yerushalayim
Let’s learn Torah together in honor of this momentous Yom Yerushalayim. Join over 300 synagogues, schools and organizations nationwide participating in the OU’s Yom Yerushalayim Video Learning Event — check out the full...
May 8, 2017
By Moishe Bane
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