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OU’s NJCD Attracted 600 Guests to Its 21st Annual Family Shabbaton

May 25, 2007, by

The Orthodox Union’s National Jewish Council for Disabilities (NJCD) is celebrating the success of its twenty-first annual Family Shabbaton that attracted six hundred guests to Kutsher’s Country Club in Monticello, NY. The Shabbaton brought together Yachad and Our Way members, their parents and extended families from around the United States and Canada.

Celebrating Yom Yerushalayim — OU Israel Style!

May 21, 2007, by

Striking a perfect balance between Torah, spirit, great food, good friends and, of course, acknowledging the miracle of returning to Yerushalayim, this year’s Fourth Annual Orthodox Union Israel dinner was a major success. With almost 400 guests in attendance, Zvi Sand, the Dinner Chairman, introduced Rabbi Avi Berman, the Director of OU Israel. Rabbi Berman’s succinct message was that the simple meaning of the word Yerushalayim is comprised of two words found in the Torah — Yeru and Shalem. Yeru connotes vision, or a desire to see, to actualize, to behold; Shalem connotes completion, perfection, wholeness.

OU and Partners Present Free Community Health Fair – Diabetes Awareness Day, Sun, June 3 in Brooklyn

May 15, 2007, by

With diabetes becoming more and more prevalent, affecting children and adults alike and totaling, according to the American Diabetes Association, 14.6 million diagnosed Americans, and 6.2 million who are unaware, the Orthodox Union in conjunction with the Sephardic Community Center, Shaarei Tzion Congregation, Vaad HaRabbonim of Flatbush, and the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center will present Free Community Health Fair — Diabetes Awareness Day, to provide free screening and education to the public about diabetes.

OU and Partners Present Free Community Health Fair – Diabetes Awareness Day, Sun, June 3 in Brooklyn

May 15, 2007, by

With diabetes becoming more and more prevalent, affecting children and adults alike and totaling, according to the American Diabetes Association, 14.6 million diagnosed Americans, and 6.2 million who are unaware, the Orthodox Union in conjunction with the Sephardic Community Center, Shaarei Tzion Congregation, Vaad HaRabbonim of Flatbush, and the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center will present Free Community Health Fair — Diabetes Awareness Day, to provide free screening and education to the public about diabetes.

OU Kosher Video, “The Kosher Standard.” Ahora Aparece En Traduccion Espanola

May 15, 2007, by

OU Kosher’s instruction video, The Kosher Standard, which was produced to assist companies and their personnel in maintaining their kosher programs, is now available in a Spanish version for use by both Spanish-speaking personnel in United States companies and for the increasing number of firms in Spanish-speaking countries that are certified by the Orthodox Union.