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Let’s Be Safe on Purim

March 14, 2016, by

As part of its Safe Homes, Safe Schools, Safe Shuls initiative, the Orthodox Union once again reminds the community to be safe on Purim. “In past years, our community unfortunately has heard of countless stories of teenagers and young adults involved in car accidents on Purim due to drunk driving.  It is time for parents […]

Get Ready For Purim With Mishloach Manot From Yachad Gifts

March 14, 2016, by

With Purim approaching, Yachad Gifts is offering its exquisite and affordable array of themed, custom, and ready-made mishloach manot gift baskets for friends and family to enjoy. Yachad Gifts offers a wide selection including wines, coffee, gourmet chocolates, candies, fruit and nuts. At baskets going for $5 and up, its prices are tailored to fit […]

Yehuda Friedman Announced as OU Regional Director of Long Island and Queens

March 10, 2016, by

In its new initiative to reach out to Jewish communities across various regions throughout the United States, the Orthodox Union’s Department of Community and Synagogue Services has announced the appointment of Yehuda Friedman as its regional director for Long Island and Queens to work with synagogues and communities in these areas. In addition to his […]

Midwest NCSY Presents Israel Scholars Program for Chicago’s High School Students

March 10, 2016, by

The Middle East is a hot topic, especially on the college campus. This spring semester, Midwest NCSY presents an opportunity for motivated and high-achieving high school students in Chicago to learn about Israel and to receive college credit. The course, titled the Israel Scholars Program, is co-sponsored by the Crain-Maling Foundation and Senator Mark Kirk […]

New From OU Press: “Chumash Mesoras HaRav – Sefer Vayikra” on Leviticus

March 1, 2016, by

OU Press, the publishing division of the Orthodox Union, announces the publication of Chumash Mesoras HaRav – Sefer Vayikra, edited by Dr. Arnold Lustiger, the third volume in this series which compiles the insights of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik as a commentary on the Chumash. In this volume, Dr. Lustiger has again succeeded in creating […]

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