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Teach NYS’s Yosef Kanofsky Named to the NY State Education Department’s CAP and Mandated Services Working Group

August 9, 2018, by

New York, NY – Yosef Kanofsky, Director of Government Programs for Teach NYS, a division of the Orthodox Union’s Teach Advocacy Network, was recently named to the State Education Department’s CAP and Mandated Services working group. The group helps the department understand the needs of schools that are applying for these programs. Teach NYS, along […]

EMS Camp Allows U.S. and Canadian Teens to Make Impact on Israel

August 2, 2018, by

Tikva Goldberg from Queens, New York, grew up as a frequent patient of Hatzolah and hospital services. As a child, she suffered from epilepsy and was often in need of frequent treatments and transportation to and from hospitals. “I always wanted to give back and help others just as I was helped,” she said as […]

Orthodox Union Hosts Record 2,500 NCSY Summer Program Participants at Celebration In Israel

July 26, 2018, by

Jerusalem, Israel – The Latrun Tank Museum on the outskirts of Jerusalem rocked with live musical performances, American barbeque and greetings from distinguished guests recently at the Orthodox Union’s (OU) Yom NCSY, a record event with over 2,500 summer program participants. Participants hailed from 32 states, Canada, United Kingdom and Israel and represented the full […]

Orthodox Union’s Women’s Initiative Underwrites 16 Synagogue Programs that Support Spiritual, Religious & Communal Involvement for Women

July 26, 2018, by

NEW YORK – The Orthodox Union (OU), the nation’s oldest and largest umbrella organization for the North American Orthodox Jewish community, will underwrite the cost of 16 innovative programs in 11 states that will support the spiritual, religious and communal growth of Orthodox women. The programs were selected from a field of 93 applications for […]

Kinot: The Weinreb Translation

July 12, 2018, by

This year, it is once again my honor to bring to your attention another work of great scholarship by Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb — his beautiful translation of the Kinot liturgy for Tisha B’Av, published BY OU Press and Koren Publishers. The Koren Mesorat HaRav Kinot is a work of gifted scholarship. In his […]