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Nothing Trivial About Oregon NCSY’s Trivia Contest

February 17, 2016, by

                    Which batter hit the famous groundball to Bill Buckner in the ’86 World Series? How many light bulbs are used to light the Eiffel Tower at night? In the Passover Haggadah song, if “10 are the Ten Commandments, and 9 are the months ‘till a […]

Yachad’s Sixth North American Inclusion Month (NAIM) Celebrated In North America Throughout February

February 11, 2016, by

  This leap year, leap towards opportunities for forging friendships, inclusion and making a difference across the world. Last weekend in Waltham, Massachusetts, a group of 110 participants were assembling care packages for Israeli soldiers overseas accomplishing that goal precisely. The group, which was made up of university students, high school students, and individuals with […]

West Coast NCSY Connect Presents 2nd Worldwide Latté & Learning for Alumni in Los Angeles, New York &Israel, Thursday Feb. 11

February 9, 2016, by

 NCSY Connect, the Los Angeles-based program of West Coast NCSY, will present its second Worldwide Latté  & Learning on Thursday, February 11 at 7:30 p.m. local time at Coffee Bean locations in California, Israel and New York (New York may be rescheduled to a later date). NCSY is the Orthodox Union’s international youth movement. NCSY […]

Jewish Deaf United in Support for Israel: OU’s Our Way and Partners Present “ONE Family” Program for Victims of Terror, Feb. 14 in Brooklyn

February 4, 2016, by

In light of the recent intifada affecting the lives of individuals and families in Israel, Our Way, the Orthodox Union’s  program for the deaf and hard of hearing, is partnering with Beth Torah for the Deaf; Brooklyn Hebrew Society for the Deaf; and the Jewish Deaf  Foundation to present the “Jewish Deaf United in Support of […]

OU Senior Managing Director Rabbi Steven Weil in Palm Beach, February 5-6 Shabbat Parshat Mishpatim

February 1, 2016, by

The Orthodox Union Department of Synagogue and Community Services will present Rabbi Steven Weil, OU senior managing director, to lead an OU Community Weekend at the Palm Beach Synagogue from Friday, February 5 to Saturday, February 6 Shabbat Parshat Mishpatim. The OU-member synagogue is located at 120 North County Road. Friday evening following Kabbalat Shabbat […]

OU Kosher Launches Halacha Yomis Program for Rav Belsky’s Refuah

January 28, 2016, by

Motivated by the illness of the Orthodox Union’s Senior Halachic Consultant Rav Chaim Yisroel Belsky, Shlita, and with the approval and encouragement of Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of OU Kosher, and its COO Rabbi Moshe Elefant, OU Kosher will be launching its Halacha Yomis program in the near future. In this new initiative,  a Kashrus […]

First Look at Some Topics on Senator Joseph Lieberman’s Discussion “Has American Commitment to Israel Begun to Fray” at Fleetwood Synagogue, Sat. Night, Feb. 6

January 27, 2016, by

Former Connecticut Senator Joseph I. Lieberman was known during his Senate days as one of Israel’s strongest supporters.  Over the years he has witnessed a vastly changed situation involving American support for and commitment to Israel. He is going to be asked about these developments in a program that is certain to be memorable to […]

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