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In NCSY Maimonidies Scholars Program, Yeshiva Teens Pair With Public School Peers

March 30, 2007, by

The Maimonides Scholars Program, an innovative initiative now in progress under the auspices of the OU’s West Coast NCSY and its public school offshoot, the Jewish Student Union (JSU), is bringing the atmosphere of higher education – in which young scholars receive fellowships to continue their work — to Los Angeles area high school students, both boys and girls, with each participant receiving $10 a week for the ten-week program.

OU’s Job Board, a Key Player in Today’s Job-Search Market, To Present Virtual Job Fair, June 5

March 29, 2007, by

The Orthodox Union’s new national program for those seeking to change jobs and the unemployed, the OU Job Board, today announced its First Annual (Virtual) Job Fair, to take place Tuesday, June 5 at OU Headquarters in New York. Companies in the Tri-State area — and those nationwide with offices in the Tri-State area or who are interested in relocating their new hires — are invited to participate in this one-of-a-kind recruitment event, in which Human Resources executives will interview potential employees through video-conferencing.

A Technological Succes, OU (Kosher) Direct Website Marks Milestones

March 21, 2007, by

Just four months after introducing its six-part website, OU Direct, with the slogan “Managing your account has never been simpler,” the Orthodox Union Kosher Division announced today that the one thousandth user has logged into the system, which was designed to simplify financial contacts between the OU and the companies it certifies, as well as to facilitate the kosher certification process itself.

OU Website Offers Scores of Delicious Recipes for Passover Success

March 14, 2007, by

The central role of food in the Passover holiday and the intricacies of Jewish law regarding which foods may be eaten and which foods are chametz (leaven) and may not, require recipes which both are Kosher for Passover and are as tasty as recipes the year ‘round which are not bound by Passover restrictions.

Yachad and Yeshivah of Flatbush HS to Join Together on Stage, Mar 26, in Beauty & the Beast Musical

March 14, 2007, by

Yachad/NJCD, an agency of the Orthodox Union, whose mission is to promote and facilitate inclusion for people with disabilities, will return to the stage at the Yeshivah of Flatbush Joel Braverman High School for the fifth year, for Beauty and the Beast, this year’s musical presentation. The free performance, before what is always a large audience, will take place on Monday, March 26, at 7:00 p.m. at the school, 1609 Avenue J in Brooklyn.