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Jewish Deaf United in Support for Israel: OU’s Our Way and Partners Present “ONE Family” Program for Victims of Terror, Feb. 14 in Brooklyn

February 4, 2016, by

In light of the recent intifada affecting the lives of individuals and families in Israel, Our Way, the Orthodox Union’s  program for the deaf and hard of hearing, is partnering with Beth Torah for the Deaf; Brooklyn Hebrew Society for the Deaf; and the Jewish Deaf  Foundation to present the “Jewish Deaf United in Support of […]

OU Senior Managing Director Rabbi Steven Weil in Palm Beach, February 5-6 Shabbat Parshat Mishpatim

February 1, 2016, by

The Orthodox Union Department of Synagogue and Community Services will present Rabbi Steven Weil, OU senior managing director, to lead an OU Community Weekend at the Palm Beach Synagogue from Friday, February 5 to Saturday, February 6 Shabbat Parshat Mishpatim. The OU-member synagogue is located at 120 North County Road. Friday evening following Kabbalat Shabbat […]

OU Kosher Launches Halacha Yomis Program for Rav Belsky’s Refuah

January 28, 2016, by

Motivated by the illness of the Orthodox Union’s Senior Halachic Consultant Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky, Shlita, and with the approval and encouragement of Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of OU Kosher, and its COO Rabbi Moshe Elefant, OU Kosher will be launching its Halacha Yomis program in the near future. In this new initiative,  a Kashrus […]

First Look at Some Topics on Senator Joseph Lieberman’s Discussion “Has American Commitment to Israel Begun to Fray” at Fleetwood Synagogue, Sat. Night, Feb. 6

January 27, 2016, by

Former Connecticut Senator Joseph I. Lieberman was known during his Senate days as one of Israel’s strongest supporters.  Over the years he has witnessed a vastly changed situation involving American support for and commitment to Israel. He is going to be asked about these developments in a program that is certain to be memorable to […]

OU Regional Director Rabbi Dovid Cohen at Bialystoker Synagogue in NYC, January 15-16 Shabbat Parshat Bo

January 12, 2016, by

The Orthodox Union Department of Synagogue and Community Services presents a Community Weekend at the Bialystoker Synaogue on the Lower East Side with OU Manhattan and Regional Director Rabbi Dovid M. Cohen from Friday, January 15 to Saturday, January 16, Shabbat Parshat Bo. The historic OU-member synagogue is located at 7-11 Willett St. (Bialystoker Place). […]

Orthodox Union Praises Introduction of Bipartisan Zero Tolerance for Terror Act into Congress

January 8, 2016, by

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, praised the introduction of the bipartisan Zero Tolerance for Terror Act into Congress by U.S. Representatives Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) and Ted Deutch (D-FL). The bill, which has five Democrat and Republican co-sponsors, would allow Congress to quickly impose sanctions […]

Terry and Dennis Eisenberg to Receive Award At NCSY Ben Zakkai Dinner, Sunday, January 10 in NY

January 6, 2016, by

Terry and Dennis Eisenberg of Brooklyn will be honored on receiving the Ezra Ben Zion Lightman Award at the NCSY Ben Zakkai Honor Society (BZHS) National Scholarship Reception on Sunday, January 10 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. NCSY is the international youth movement of the Orthodox Union with the mission of connecting Jewish teens to their heritage through […]

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