Nominees for Officers and Board of Directors 2007

October 5, 2006

To: Members of the Board of Directors and Member Synagogues of the Orthodox Union

The members of the Nominating Committee would like to thank all of you who responded with recommendations for the new Board of the Orthodox Union to be elected at our Biennial Convention this Thanksgiving in Jerusalem. We received many suggestions and appreciate all the input. We have followed the mandate of the Constitution and have been working diligently in fulfilling the obligations we undertook in coming up with our recommendations.

Attached is a list of the people we are nominating by position.

Pursuant to the Constitution at least forty (40) days before the date fixed for such Biennial Convention, the Secretary of the Orthodox Union shall send to all Board members and to all Member Synagogues and shall post on the website of the Orthodox Union the slate of nominees prepared by the Nominating Committee with a notice that within twenty (20) days thereafter other persons may be nominated, either for Officer or Director-at-Large by filing in writing with the Secretary of the Orthodox Union, within such period of twenty (20) days, the names and addresses of such other candidate or candidates for the positions to be filed at such approaching Biennial Convention. Such additional nominations to be valid shall be on the written petition of at least twenty (20) Directors for officer nominees, and on the petition of at least ten (10) Directors for Director nominees. If such additional nominations shall have been submitted, with a written acceptance by the nominee, then the slate of the nominees of the Nominating Committee, identified as such, together with such additional names, also separately identified, shall be sent by the Secretary of the Orthodox Union to all Members Synagogues and their delegates on file at the OU and all Directors of the Orthodox Union at least ten (10) days prior to the Biennial Convention. No nominations for Officers or Directors, except as above set forth, shall be made or acted at such Biennial Convention.


Stanley Weinstein, Chairman Members of Committee: Mitchel Aeder Aron Raskas Alan Friedman Gerald Schreck David Gerstley Roy Spiewak David Luchins Harvey Wolinetz


President Stephen J. Savitsky

Chairman of the Board Harvey Blitz

Chairman, Board of Governors Martin Nachimson

Vice Chairmen, Board of Directors Seymour J. Abrams Morry Weiss

Vice Chairman, Board of Governors Jay L. Schottenstein

Senior Vice Presidents Emanuel J. Adler Mark Bane Allen Fagin Elliot Gibber Henry Rothman Stanley Weinstein Michael Wimpfheimer Harvey Wolinetz

National Vice Presidents Mitchel R. Aeder Fred Ehrman Dr. Michael J. Elman Dr. Steven Katz Moshe D. Krupka Dr. David Luchins Aron U. Raskas Gerald Schreck Roy Spiewak Dr. Shimmy Y. Tennenbaum David Zeffren

Treasurer Howard Margolin

Secretary Martin I. Fineberg

Associate Vice Presidents Benham Dayanim Jonathan Halpert Charles Harary Gary Litke Barry Ray Franklyn Snitow

Honorary Chairmen of the Board Samuel L. Brennglass Marcos D. Katz Marcel Weber

Honorary Presidents Julius Berman Moses I. Feuerstein Mandell I. Ganchrow, MD Harold M. Jacobs* Joseph Karasick Prof. Shimon Kwestel Sheldon Rudoff

Honorary Vice Presidents Howard Tzvi Friedman Dr. Bernard Lander Joseph Macy Donald Press Joel Schreiber David Woolf

Vice Presidents for Regions Jerry Wolasky Atlantic Seaboard

Laurence W. Zeifman Canada

Judge Daniel Butler Central East

Alan Rothman Long Island

Neal Stein Midwest

David Zimble New England

Ari Fuchs New Jersey

Eli Genauer Northwest

Dr. Stanley Frohlinger South

West Coast

Yitzchak Fund Israel

Board of Directors Seymour Adler Hyman Arbesfeld Terrence Augenbraun Max Berlin Rabbi Hershel Billet Adam Charney Daniel Chill Elisheva Diamond Dennis M. Eisenberg Alan Friedman David Gerstley Chaim Gottesman Richard Grossman Marvin Herskowitz Stanley Hillelsohn Lorraine Hoffman Emanuel Holzer Dr. David Hurwitz Gustave Jacobs Mordecai D. Katz Shlomo Koyfman Dr. Benzion Krupka Morey Levovitz Dr. Marian Stoltz-Loike Vivian Luchins Jonathan Mell Irwin Nachimson Avery Neumark Isabelle Novak Steve Orlow Stuart Panish Paul Pinkus Dr. Ilene Reeman Dr. Howard Rosenthal Eric Rothner Elaine Schreiber Barbie Lehman Siegel Jordan Slone Heshy Wengrow Esther Williams Mira Zeffren Jonathan Zelinger