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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 […]

New Jersey Yachad Gala Melava Malka Honors Three NJ Families

November 22, 2017, by

New Jersey Yachad Gala Melava Malka Honors Three NJ Families Bergen County, NJ, November 21, 2017 — The New Jersey Yachad Gala Melava Malka reception was held Saturday night, November 18, 2017, at Congregation Keter Torah in Teaneck, honoring three extraordinary Yachad families from the Garden State. Close to 500 people attended the event that […]

Statement by the Orthodox Union on the Appointment of Maury Litwack to Governor-Elect Phil Murphy’s Education Transition Team

November 20, 2017, by

“I am honored to join the Governor-elect’s transition team,” said Maury Litwack, Executive Director of the Teach Advocacy Network, A project of the Orthodox Union. “Phil Murphy’s commitment to all New Jersey school children is reflected in the education transition team’s diverse and qualified group, and I look forward to helping him craft a government […]

OU’S DAF HAKASHRUS NEWSLETTER REACHES MILSTONE 250th ISSUE

November 14, 2017, by

OU’S DAF HAKASHRUS NEWSLETTER REACHES MILSTONE 250th ISSUE MONTHLY PUBLICATION EDUCATES KASHRUS PROFESSIONALS AND CONSUMERS AROUND THE WORLD New York, NY, NOV XX, 2017 – It began as an initiative in 1992 by Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of the Orthodox Union Kosher Division. Today the OU’s Daf HaKashrus has become one of the most authoritative […]

Orthodox Union Partners with Governor Cuomo’s Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

October 26, 2017, by

Before boarding a plane to embark on his second relief mission to Puerto Rico, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo was joined by OU Executive Vice President Allen Fagin and other strategic partners to announce new water and utility relief initiatives that will help address the islands’s water and utility crises. Allen Fagin was quoted in […]

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