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Orthodox Union Welcomes FEMA Ending its Policy Discriminating Against Synagogues, Other Houses of Worship re: Disaster Aid

January 3, 2018, by

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issuing new policy guidance ending its policy of discrimination against disaster-damaged synagogues, churches and other houses of worship seeking FEMA assistance. The change, included in the federal agency’s latest policy guide released on January […]

Stem Education Funding Program for Nonpublic Schools Advocated for in Historic Teach NYS Campaign Now Accepting Applications

January 2, 2018, by

Reimbursement program helps fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math instruction for students in nonpublic schools Teach NYS, a nonpartisan organization advocating for government funding in nonpublic schools, is pleased to announce that the STEM instructional program is now accepting applications. Through it, nonpublic schools in New York State are eligible for $5 million in government […]

Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman to Speak at Politz Day School, Cherry Hill

December 26, 2017, by

Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman to Speak at Politz Day School, Cherry Hill Topic: Tapping into Creative Waters, Wednesday, January 17; 8pm – 10pm Cherry Hill, NJ, DEC 26, 2017 – Mikvah Ohel Leah of Cherry Hill, NJ presents Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman, Director, OU Department of Women’s Initiatives and Rebbetzin, Lower Merion Synagogue. The event […]

Yachad Raises More Than $1 Million On 2nd Annual Giving Day

December 26, 2017, by

Yachad Raises More Than $1 Million on 2nd Annual Giving Day International Organization Ensures Inclusion for Individuals with Disabilities New York, NY, DEC 26, 2017 — Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, raised $1,371,942 in just 24 hours during its 2nd Annual Giving Day 2017, which began at 3 pm EST Monday, December 11. The organization used […]

International Director of Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities, Speaks at Screening of My Hero Brother in Scarsdale, NY

December 20, 2017, by

International Director of Yachad, The National Jewish Council for Disabilities, Speaks at Screening of My Hero Brother in Scarsdale, NY Film Portrays Individuals with Disabilities & the Power of Bonds with Their Siblings   Scarsdale, NY, DEC 21, 2017 — Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman, International Director of Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, spoke at the December […]

Yachad Retail Gift Store Opens in Brooklyn

December 19, 2017, by

Yachad Retail Gift Store Opens in Brooklyn Retail Store Creates Safe and Productive Employment and Vocational Training Environment for Individuals with Disabilities   New York, NY, DEC. 13, 2017 – Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, opened its first retail gift storefront on November 27, just in time for the Chanukah and holiday season. […]

New OU Summer Camp Program in Israel Fully Integrates Campers with Disabilities

December 15, 2017, by

New OU Summer Camp Program in Israel Fully Integrates Campers with Disabilities New York, NY, DEC. 4, 2017 – Camp Dror, the Orthodox Union’s (OU) summer camp in Israel, has teamed with Yachad, OU’s National Jewish Council for Disabilities, to offer a new program for campers with disabilities that encourages integration and inclusiveness for children […]

Thirty-six Staff and Volunteers Represent Yachad at Ruderman Inclusion Summit

December 12, 2017, by

Thirty-six Staff and Volunteers Represent Yachad at Ruderman Inclusion Summit New York, NY, DEC 7, 2017 — Sixteen staff members and twenty volunteers from Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, including Dr. Jeffrey Lichtman, Rabbi Ahron Rosenthal, Ken Saibel, Liz Offen, Tzivia Jofen, Batya Jacob, Becca Zebovitz, and Rina Hoffman, attended the Ruderman Inclusion […]

New Mentoring Program Prepares Rabbis Wives for the Challenges and Demands of their New Role

December 7, 2017, by

New Mentoring Program Prepares Rabbis Wives for the Challenges and Demands of their New Role The Rebbetzin-to-Rebbetzin Program, a Joint OU-YU Initiative, Pairs Experienced and First-Year Rebbetzins for Support and Training to Meet Congregations’ Needs New York, NY, DEC XX 2017 – Sarah Yeamans, Rebbetzin of B’nai Israel Ohev Zedek in Philadelphia, PA, recalls starting […]

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