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Orthodox Union Announces the Creation of Major Jewish Research Initiative

October 15, 2018, by

Matt Williams to Head Up New OU Center for Communal Research New York, NY – The Orthodox Union announces the launch of its new OU Center for Communal Research. The Center will focus its research on how Jews learn to live Jewish lives, the diverse journeys they take in that process and the ways in […]

Yeshiva University and OU Press Celebrate Completion of Soloveitchik Chumash on October 14, 2018

October 3, 2018, by

Yeshiva University and the Orthodox Union will co-host “Remembering the Rav — Celebrating the Completion of Chumash Mesoras HaRav: The Neuwirth Edition” on Sunday, October 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Yeshiva University’s Weissberg Commons. The program is free of charge and open to men and women.  Part of YU’s Kollel Yom Rishon series, this special […]

Keeping a Watch on Hurricane Florence

September 14, 2018, by

Dear OU Supporter, G’mar Chasima Tova. As you are no doubt aware, several of our communities in North Carolina and South Carolina are in the crosshairs of a potentially devastating storm. Though Hurricane Florence has yet to make landfall, the North Carolina coast is already experiencing overwhelming flooding caused by the storm surge. Over the […]

Celebrate the Daf in your Succah

September 6, 2018, by

For those of us dedicated to the Daf, its daily study is so much more than just a daily shiur. Your commitment to The Daf is legendary. Your dedication is an inspiration to so many. No matter where you are, no matter what is going on you never leave The Daf. Just as when You […]

Teach NYS’s Yosef Kanofsky Named to the NY State Education Department’s CAP and Mandated Services Working Group

August 9, 2018, by

New York, NY – Yosef Kanofsky, Director of Government Programs for Teach NYS, a division of the Orthodox Union’s Teach Advocacy Network, was recently named to the State Education Department’s CAP and Mandated Services working group. The group helps the department understand the needs of schools that are applying for these programs. Teach NYS, along […]

EMS Camp Allows U.S. and Canadian Teens to Make Impact on Israel

August 2, 2018, by

Tikva Goldberg from Queens, New York, grew up as a frequent patient of Hatzolah and hospital services. As a child, she suffered from epilepsy and was often in need of frequent treatments and transportation to and from hospitals. “I always wanted to give back and help others just as I was helped,” she said as […]

Orthodox Union Hosts Record 2,500 NCSY Summer Program Participants at Celebration In Israel

July 26, 2018, by

Jerusalem, Israel – The Latrun Tank Museum on the outskirts of Jerusalem rocked with live musical performances, American barbeque and greetings from distinguished guests recently at the Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yom NCSY, a record event with over 2,500 summer program participants. Participants hailed from 32 states, Canada, United Kingdom and Israel and represented the full […]

Orthodox Union’s Women’s Initiative Underwrites 16 Synagogue Programs that Support Spiritual, Religious & Communal Involvement for Women

July 26, 2018, by

NEW YORK – The Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, will underwrite the cost of 16 innovative programs in 11 states that will support the spiritual, religious and communal growth of Orthodox women. The programs were selected from a field of 93 applications for […]