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OU Young Leadership Holds National Fundraiser for Eating Disorder Film

March 13, 2007, by

Young Leadership Cabinet (YLC), the Orthodox Union’s training ground for its future leaders, has taken on a project to bring the destructive problem of eating disorders to the attention of the Orthodox community. The Cabinet is raising funds across North America for the production of an educational documentary, “Dying to be Thin” that will be used to alert teens, young adults, and their parents to the growing problem of eating disorders. The film will be shown in high schools and seminaries across North America and Israel.

Newly Designed OU Website,OUKosher.org, Offers Companies and Consumers Worldwide Quick & Easy Access

March 9, 2007, by

Combining centuries of Jewish law and state-of-the-art computer technology, the Orthodox Union Kosher Division announced today its newly designed website, www.oukosher.org, to offer easy and quick access to kosher information for consumers — Jewish and non-Jewish — and corporations worldwide. The OU is the world’s most recognized and trusted name in kosher supervision and a global leader in explaining the intricacies of keeping kosher to audiences on the web.

The OU Tells How to Survive Passover Cleaning

March 9, 2007, by

Yes, it’s that time again — to clean your house for Passover! While no one can say that this is a pleasant process, Orthodox Union Kosher Department experts at least can make the process a lot less stressful.

OU, RCA and Lincoln Sq Synagogue to Provide Insights into Passover Law at In-Depth Seminar, Mar 18

March 9, 2007, by

To provide insights into significant questions of Jewish law and practice related to the observance of Passover, the Harry H. Beren ASK program, in conjunction with the Rabbinical Council of America and the Lincoln Square Synagogue, will present a Pesach Yom Iyun — a day of in-depth analysis — at the synagogue, 200 Amsterdam Avenue at 69th Street, Sunday, March 18 from 10:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m.