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OU Impact Accelerator’s Jenna Beltser on JM in the AM to Discuss Cohort II

February 6, 2020, by

Jenna Beltser, Founding Director of the OU Impact Accelerator, spoke with Nachum Segal on JM in the AM to discuss the program’s second cohort that will focus on four new amazing organizations: ANI TEFILLAH/The Voice of Jewish Education, Communities Confronting Substance Abuse, Inc., Chinuch Yehudi and Daily Giving. Listen to the interview The Impact Accelerator […]

OU’s Yachad Receives Record $1 Million Grant to Launch Performing Arts Program for Individuals with Disabilities

February 5, 2020, by

CHICAGO – The Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yachad, the leading group for individuals with disabilities in the Orthodox community, has received a record $1 million grant to create the “Ralla Klepak Performing Arts Inclusion Initiative.” A program of Yachad Chicago, it will provide a broad range of experiential and social opportunities for individuals with disabilities through […]

More than 26,000 in 107 Countries Download the Orthodox Union’s “All Daf” App

February 3, 2020, by

New App & Website Makes Daily Daf Yomi Study More Accessible NEW YORK – More than 26,000 people in 107 countries have downloaded the “All Daf” app, an innovative free digital platform for Daf Yomi learners created by the Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish […]

OU Lauds Gov. Cuomo for Proposal to Expand Securing Communities Against Hate Program to Include Synagogues, Other Houses of Worship

January 31, 2020, by

The Orthodox Union – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – applauds New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his proposal to expand eligibility to synagogues and other houses of worship as part of New York state’s Securing Communities Against Hate Crimes Grant Program. Until now, the three-year-old program created by the governor was open to […]

Baltimore Rabbi Chosen as Next Executive Vice President of the Orthodox Union

January 29, 2020, by

Rabbi Moshe Hauer Will Succeed Allen Fagin, Who Will Retire Later This Year NEW YORK – Rabbi Moshe Hauer, the senior rabbi of Bnai Jacob Shaarei Zion Congregation in Baltimore, will become the executive vice president of the Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, […]

Orthodox Union’s Impact Accelerator Will Support 4 Innovative Nonprofit Startups

January 21, 2020, by

New Cohort Addresses Poverty, Substance Abuse & Education NEW YORK – OU’s Impact Accelerator, a mentorship program for growth and early-stage funding for Jewish non-profit entrepreneurs and a division of The Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, has announced its second cohort of four startup ventures. The organizations chosen for this year’s cohort are using innovative […]

Orthodox Union Lauds Gov. Cuomo for Demonstrating Decisive and Effective Action with Release of $45 Million in Funding to Protect Vulnerable Institutions Against Hate Crimes

January 7, 2020, by

OU’s Allen Fagin Joined Gov. Cuomo for the Historic Announcement The Orthodox Union, which represents the nation’s largest network of Orthodox synagogues, lauds New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for taking decisive and effective action by releasing $45 million in funding allocations to protect at-risk institutions. The $45 million in grant funding is being made available on a statewide basis […]