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Orthodox Union Comments on Rep. Schakowsky’s Remarks at J Street Conference & Subsequent Apology

March 24, 2015, by

Today, Nathan Diament – executive director for public policy of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, issued the following statement with regard to remarks made by U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky at this week’s J Street conference: “Bias and prejudice have no place in our American political […]

Win $15,000 for Your Synagogue: Vote Torah!

March 19, 2015, by

Here is an opportunity to win $15,000 for your synagogue: The Orthodox Union is calling on synagogues to designate the Shabbat of April 17-18, Parshat Shemini, to promote voting for the Religious Zionist- Vote Torah Slate in the ongoing World Zionist Congress Elections. The election will have a direct impact on funding for religious day […]

Yachad and JUF Job Fair for Individuals with Special Needs, Tuesday, March 24 in NYC

March 19, 2015, by

The third Yachad/Jewish Union Foundation (JUF) Job Fair for Individuals with Special Needs will take place on Tuesday, March 24 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place in Manhattan from 12 noon to 4 pm. Yachad, the flagship program of the Orthodox Union’s National Jewish Council for Disabilities (NJCD), provides unique social, educational […]

Orthodox Union Congratulates Prime Minister Netanyahu On His Re-Election

March 19, 2015, by

The leadership of the Orthodox Union extends its congratulations to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the Likud Party for their victory yesterday in the Israeli elections. Once again, we can take great pride in the vigorous and open democracy that exists in the State of Israel evidenced by the open debate and record turnout in […]

OU’s Collegiate Leadership Shabbaton At NYU Inspires Jewish Student Leaders From Across The Nation

March 18, 2015, by

Last Shabbat was the fourth annual Orthodox Union Collegiate Leadership Shabbaton in New York City, once again hosted at New York University’s Bronfman Center and at The Brownstone/David H. and Carol Feinberg Leadership Center, and featuring scholar-in-residence Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the British Commonwealth. Planning and running the Shabbaton was done […]

OU Kosher’s Pre-Passover Webinar Now Online

March 18, 2015, by

OU Kosher presented its annual Pre-Passover Webinar, to enable its kashrut experts to educate the kosher consumer about the most complex Jewish holiday of the year.  For those who missed the presentation, or want to view it again, it is archived at  oukosher.org/passover/webcast/pre-pesach/pre-pesach-webcast-5775/. Moderated by Rabbi Eli Eleff, rabbinic coordinator and  consumer relations administrator, this […]