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OU L.A. Conference Prepares Synagogue Prayer Leaders for the New Year

August 16, 2007, by

Just days before the stirring melodies of the High Holy Days resonate throughout synagogues worldwide, the West Coast Region of the Orthodox Union will present a conference directed at “The Shliach Tzibur and the Entire Community,” to guide those who lead the synagogue services in the halachot (laws) of tefilla (prayer) and, at the same time, to help them and their congregations achieve the proper mindset before Rosh Hashanah.

Our Way Welcomes Jewish Deaf To Boca Raton For OU Shabbaton, August 24-25

July 26, 2007, by

This summer season, the Orthodox Union’s Our Way program will bring its popular and meaningful Shabbaton program for the Jewish deaf and their families to Boca Raton, August 24-25. The Shabbaton is designed to meet the specific needs of the deaf and hearing impaired and to provide them with a one-of-a-kind Sabbath experience. It will be held at Boca Raton Synagogue, 7900 Montoya Circle.

OU’s Positive Jewish Marriage Retreat Brings150 Loving Couples Even Closer Than Before

July 23, 2007, by

Almost 150 loving Jewish couples are even more loving now – and more understanding of each other’s needs, feelings, emotions, hopes, dreams, desires, mishegases (eccentricities), expectations, financial concerns, parenting techniques, relationships with in-laws and other components of a happy marriage – thanks to their participation earlier this month in the Orthodox Union’s Positive Jewish Marriage retreat, held at the Hudson Valley Resort and Spa in New York’s Catskill Mountains.

Thanks to OU and Partners, A Cancer Survivor is Headed to Israel, All Expenses Paid

July 17, 2007, by

When 67-year-old Ken Ulfeng of Elkhorn in southern Wisconsin received a phone call from the Orthodox Union last week telling him that he had won the OU’s free trip to Israel contest, he considered it to be “the most wonderful news” of his life. Mr. Ulfeng had been planning a trip to Israel when he found out he had cancer. Now, thanks to the Orthodox Union and his successful recovery from surgery, he is at long last on his way to the country of his dreams.

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