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Remembering Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks zt”l
The Orthodox Union joins the Jewish community and the world in mourning the loss of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, zt”l. Rabbi Sacks, Chief Rabbi of the United Kingdom for 22...
Nov 11, 2020
By OU Staff
An Empty Chair at the Seder
In this moving piece over at The Times of Israel, Howie Beigelman reflects about having a seder without his father who died last year. Last year, the seder – all of...
Apr 20, 2016
By OU Staff
Azkarah for the Shloshim of Rav Belsky at OU Kosher—A Unique Gadol in Halacha and in Kashrus
Azkarah for the Shloshim of Rav Belsky at OU...
On 20 Adar I/March 2, OU Kosher held a major azkarah for the Shloshim of Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky zt”l, who served as senior OU posek for Kashrus for almost three...
Mar 9, 2016
By Rabbi Avrohom Gordimer
Orthodox Man Killed in Crane Collapse
David Wichs z’l was killed on Feb. 5 when a crane collapsed in New York City. Wichs, a graduate of the Yeshiva of Flatbush and Harvard University, emigrated to the United...
Feb 8, 2016
By OU Staff
Survival in Shanghai
As the daughter of Holocaust survivors, I either avoid or obsess over this dark period of Jewish history. This week, I couldn’t avoid it. I was asked to cover the US...
Nov 25, 2015
By Bayla Sheva Brenner
Saying Goodbye to Ezra at the Airport
Saying Goodbye to Ezra at the Airport
It is not uncommon to find people saying farewell in an airport. People hug each other. Sometimes you will see people wiping away tears. Tonight was totally different. A thousand people...
Nov 24, 2015
By Rabbi Aaron Goldscheider
Masechet Gittin 14a-20b
Masechet Gittin 14a-20b
The Coming Week’s Daf Yomi by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz This essay is based upon the insights and chidushim (original ideas) of Talmudic scholar Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, as published in the Hebrew...
Jul 24, 2008
By Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

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