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OU Statment Regarding Tragic Attack in Jersey City

December 12, 2019, by

The Orthodox Union (OU) expresses its deepest sympathies to the people of Jersey City, NJ, and its Jewish community, where a deadly gun battle through the streets on Tuesday left six people dead. The OU attended a meeting with Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and visited the scene of the tragedy to pay its respects. […]

Nearly 2,000 Attend OU Jewish Community Home & Job Relocation Fair

November 25, 2019, by

NEARLY 2,000 ATTEND OU JEWISH COMMUNITY HOME & JOB RELOCATION FAIR RECORD 63 COMMUNITIES IN U.S. AND ISRAEL SHOWCASED   NEW YORK – Nearly 2,000 people attended the Orthodox Union’s (OU) Seventh International Jewish Community Home & Job Relocation Fair showcasing a record-breaking 63 communities from the U.S. and Israel on Sunday, Nov. 24th at […]

OU’s Semichas Chaver Program Expands to 53 Locations in U.S., Canada, Israel, Australia & United Kingdom

November 21, 2019, by

OU’S SEMICHAS CHAVER PROGRAM EXPANDS TO 53 LOCATIONS IN U.S., CANADA, ISRAEL, AUSTRALIA & UNITED KINDOM MORE THAN 700 PARTICIPANTS IN THE PAST MONTH JOIN THE FASTEST GROWING PRACTICAL HALACHA LEARNING PROGRAM IN THE WORLD NEW YORK – The Orthodox Union’s Semichas Chaver Program (SCP), an innovative learning initiative, has opened 28 new locations in […]

Yachad Appoints Rabbinic and Spiritual Advisor to Infuse Spirituality & Guide Halachic Matters

November 4, 2019, by

NEW YORK – The Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yachad, the leading group for individuals with disabilities in the Orthodox community, appointed Rabbi Shay Schachter to serve as its rabbinic and halachic advisor. Rabbi Schachter will provide ongoing guidance pertaining to the spiritual components of Yachad, including deciding halachic matters relevant to the organization; enhancing spiritual growth […]

Record 63 Communities in U.S. and Israel to be Showcased at OU’s Jewish Community Home & Job Relocation Fair

November 4, 2019, by

EVENT FEATURES WORKSHOPS, RESOURCES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR FAMILIES CONSIDERING RELOCATION NEW YORK – More than 2,000 people are expected at the Orthodox Union’s (OU) Seventh International Jewish Community Home & Job Relocation Fair that will showcase a record-breaking 63 communities from the U.S. and Israel on Sunday, Nov. 24th at the Metropolitan Pavilion at 125 […]

OU Statement on Heinous Attack On Synagogue in Halle, Germany

October 10, 2019, by

The Orthodox Union expresses its deepest sympathies to the people of Halle, Germany, and its Jewish community, where a gunman targeted a synagogue. As congregants observed Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the Jewish year, a heavily armed gunman with a live-streaming head camera tried to storm the synagogue. The synagogue’s locked door foiled what […]

Long Island Family Donates Record $5 Million to Orthodox Union’s NCSY

October 4, 2019, by

“Shevet Glaubach Fellowship” Designed to Train Next Generation of Jewish Leaders   NEW YORK – The Orthodox Union’s flagship NCSY program has received a record donation of $5 million dollars from Great Neck, N.Y. residents Dr. Miriam and Dr. Felix Glaubach to create a fellowship program to train the next generation of Jewish leaders. Over […]