Getting Ready: Training Advice for Team Yachad Half Marathon in Miami

November 4, 2015, by

Hundreds of members of Team Yachad across North America and in Israel are now in training for the Miami Marathon and Half Marathon, to take place on Sunday, January 24 and the Jerusalem 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon on Friday, March 18.  Once again this year, Jasmine Graham, owner of Pace for Success and Fit […]

OU, STAJE & Margaret Teitz Center Present SPIRIT Programs in Queens for Seniors Beginning 11/9

November 3, 2015, by

The Orthodox Union’s Department of Community Engagement has once again joined with STAJE to present a fascinating, informative & relevant lecture series for active retirees. The Queens SPIRIT series (Stimulating Program Initiative for Retirees that Inspires Thought) is sponsored by the Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Rebbetzin Judi Steinig, associate director of Community Services […]

OU’s Synagogue Executive Directors Conference in Atlanta, November 15-17

November 3, 2015, by

The Annual Orthodox Union Executive Directors Conference will once again bring together synagogue administrators from across North America to discuss how to create an atmosphere of a mikdash me’at, a smaller version of the Holy Temple, within their local synagogues. The Conference will be held in Atlanta from Sunday, November 15-Tuesday, November 17 at the […]

Help Yachad Deliver “Pizza4Soldiers” For IDF

November 2, 2015, by

Yachad Israel is showing its support for the Israel Defense Forces and for Israel as a whole with its newly announced “pizza4soldiers” project.  In the program, Yachad members, together with their typically developing peers, will be making and delivering pizzas to IDF soldiers. Yachad, a program of the Orthodox Union, is dedicated to providing unique […]

OU Torah Available On Your iPhone and iPad

October 30, 2015, by

The OU Torah app provides instant access to the world of Torah made available by the Orthodox Union on With a single click, users can follow along with the OU’s many and varied daily learning programs, including Daf Yomi, Nach Yomi, Mishnah Yomit, and Mishnah Brurah Yomi, as well as many insightful and thought-provoking […]

OU Applauds Unanimous Approval of Resolution by House Committee Condemning Incitement within Palestinian Authority

October 22, 2015, by

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauded the unanimous approval by the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs of H. Res. 293, a bipartisan resolution that expresses “strong condemnation” of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement within the Palestinian Authority. Sponsored by Representatives Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) and Ted […]

Midwest NCSY Torah Dedication To Be Held October 23-25 in Chicago

October 20, 2015, by

Zachary Schrieber is a freelance writer. When Chicago-based Midwest NCSY found itself with a posul, unusable, Sefer Torah at its annual winter Shabbaton, they turned an unfortunate situation into an unforgettable learning opportunity: the chance to welcome a new Sefer Torah to the Jewish people — a Sefer Torah that was partially written by the […]

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