OU-JLIC Community Weekend Brings Campus Torah Educators to Long Island Synagogues

June 10, 2015, by

The Orthodox Union’s Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC) presented a community engagement weekend in the Five Towns at the Young Israel of Woodmere Congregation Beth Sholom in Lawrence, Congregation Bais Tefillah in Woodmere and Congregation Aish Kodesh in Woodmere. JLIC Torah Educators served as scholars in residence in the various shuls and educated […]

OU’s Jewish Action Magazine Wins First Place Honors in the AJPA’s Rockower Award for Excellence in Jewish Journalism

June 9, 2015, by

Jewish Action, the quarterly magazine of the Orthodox Union, was awarded First Place in the category, The David Frank Award for Excellence in Personality Profiles, in the Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism competition for work produced in 2014 by Jewish publications.  The Awards, now in their 34th year, are presented by the […]

Trio of Jewish Groups Calls for Passage of Historic Education Tax Credit Bill

June 8, 2015, by

Three major Jewish organizations joined together Monday to push for the passage of New York’s Parental Choice in Education Act. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed legislation would offer tax credits to families sending children to private school and those contributing to scholarship funds for these schools. In a press conference held outside the New York City […]

The Orlando Torah Center Joins the Orthodox Union Synagogue Network

June 1, 2015, by

The Orthodox Union has announced that Orlando Torah Center has been accepted as a new member synagogue, joining hundreds of other synagogues throughout North America that enjoy the benefits of their affiliation with the OU. The announcement followed the approval of the OU’s Synagogue Standards Commission, which acted on the recommendation of the organization’s Executive […]

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