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Life

In Commemoration of Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day

April 8, 2021, by

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 merge power and goodness. It was a time when many used their human power to destroy, while many others stood by as if they

What Is It About Anne Frank?

March 22, 2016, by

There’s only one article about Anne Frank on the OU website (well, two now, including this one). It’s from 2012, so it’s not even new, but you would not believe the traffic this article sees – and the questions it generates! It’s not even on OU Torah (the section of the OU web site that

The Untold Story

May 11, 2011, by

Project Witness and the Museum of Jewish Heritage announce their jointly produced event, a groundbreaking symposium, The Untold Story: Religious Faith and Practice during the Holocaust. Sunday, May 29th, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, Edmond J. Safra Plaza, 36 Battery Place New York,

When a Grown Man Cries

May 18, 2006, by

Like a post I wrote last year, this is not really my story to tell… but it is a story that, today, needs to be told: When our older son Gilad was approaching his 3rd birthday (he’s 10 now) he began a one-man harassment campaign to get us to let him have his first pair