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OU’S DAF HAKASHRUS NEWSLETTER REACHES MILSTONE 250th ISSUE

November 14, 2017, by

OU’S DAF HAKASHRUS NEWSLETTER REACHES MILSTONE 250th ISSUE MONTHLY PUBLICATION EDUCATES KASHRUS PROFESSIONALS AND CONSUMERS AROUND THE WORLD New York, NY, NOV XX, 2017 – It began as an initiative in 1992 by Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of the Orthodox Union Kosher Division. Today the OU’s Daf HaKashrus has become one of the most authoritative […]

Orthodox Union Partners with Governor Cuomo’s Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

October 26, 2017, by

Before boarding a plane to embark on his second relief mission to Puerto Rico, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was joined by OU Executive Vice President Allen Fagin and other strategic partners to announce new water and utility relief initiatives that will help address the islands’s water and utility crises. Allen Fagin was quoted in […]

Under Attack? When Every Second Counts – Leadership Security Program held in Queens

September 14, 2017, by

As terror spreads to various parts of the world, it is important to acknowledge that our synagogues and other Jewish community services are not immune from potential attacks. It is imperative that leadership of all institutions understand how to respond in such a situation. Under Attack? When Seconds Count! was presented to Synagogue and Community […]

OU, RCA, Agudah, Achiezer and Ohel Monitoring the Situation in Florida

September 11, 2017, by

Late last week, the leadership of Achiezer, the Agudath Israel of America, Ohel, the Rabbinical Council of America and the Orthodox Union met to plan a unified response to what was expected to be unprecedented damages wrought by Hurricane Irma. We continue to monitor the situation in Florida and believe it is premature to fully […]

UIUC Hillel and Orthodox Union Establish Eruv in Champaign Area

September 7, 2017, by

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Illini Orthodox Union Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus and Hillel at the University of Illinois are initiating a community wide Eruv, a visual boundary encompassing an area and establishing it as shared space according to Jewish law. This marking of private and shared space is important in Jewish ritual because it allows […]

New Jersey Region of NCSY Went to Help Houston

September 7, 2017, by

A group of teens from the New Jersey region of NCSY just returned from a three-day chesed mission to help remove debris from flood-damaged homes in Houston. This was just one small step in Houston’s road to recovery. Here are some media reports on the mission: Watch Video: News 12 New Jersey Arutz 7 Bergen […]

Yachad’s 2017-2018 Daner Fellows Announced

July 13, 2017, by

Yachad’s 2017-2018 Daner Fellows Announced Six young adults were recently selected as Daner Fellows for 2017-2018. The year-long fellowship, in the intersection of the Jewish community and the disability inclusion movement, supports the fellows’ development in working as part of a dynamic, multidisciplinary team aimed to meet the social and inclusion needs of Jewish individuals with diverse disabilities. […]

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