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OU’s Allen Fagin Appointed Co-Chair of New York-Israel Commission by Governor Cuomo; Joins Cuomo on Solidarity Mission to Israel in Wake of Rising Anti-Semitism

March 6, 2017, by

Jerusalem, Israel — Governor Andrew Cuomo visited Jerusalem today in an expression of solidarity with the Jewish community, accompanied by the Orthodox Union’s Executive Vice President Allen Fagin. Following a meeting with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat, the Governor announced the creation of a New York-Israel Commission, charged with assisting in the creation and promotion of opportunities for the development of new programs and economic partnerships celebrating […]


March 5, 2017, by

GOVERNOR CUOMO LAUNCHES NEW YORK-ISRAEL COMMISSION DURING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND UNITY TRIP TO ISRAEL   22-Member Panel Will Explore New Opportunities to Strengthen Economic and Cultural Ties Between New York and Israel Initiative Will Expand Trade and Build Partnerships between New York and Israel  Connect New York and Israeli Law Enforcement to Share Best Practices for […]


February 21, 2017, by

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, issued the following statement after President Donald Trump’s remarks this morning. Mr. Mark Bane, president of the Orthodox Union, stated: “Over the past several weeks, the American Jewish community has been subjected to scores of bomb threats, acts of vandalism and other anti Semitic incidents. We […]

Jake Adler Testifies Before New York State Legislature on STEM Education Albany, NY

February 16, 2017, by

Jake Adler, Director of Government Affairs for Teach NYS, testified before a Joint Legislative Public Hearing on the 2017-2018 executive budget proposal today. Adler emphasized the importance of STEM education funding for all students, including nonpublic school students. Adler’s written testimony is below. Watch the full video here: Good afternoon, Chair Farrell, Chair Young, Chair Nolan, […]

Isenbergs Honored at Midwest Annual Banquet

February 15, 2017, by

  You’ve got to see it to believe it. That was Guest of Honor Rabbi Moshe Isenberg’s message at Midwest NCSY’s Annual Banquet, held Feb. 7 at the Bryn Mawr Country Club in Lincolnwood. “You’ve seen the video and heard about the impact NCSY has on today’s teens, but you won’t actually understand it until […]

The NCSY Bencher App – Available for FREE Download Today

January 4, 2017, by

Download the NCSY Bencher for yourself today and see what it’s all about: For iPhone For Android With over 2.5 million printed versions sold, the NCSY Bencher has become an icon in Jewish homes across the globe. Now, NCSY presents the NCSY Bencher App, a digital version of the bencher with over 100 of your […]

Yachad Expands Services and Reach for Children with Autism

January 3, 2017, by

New York, NY — Yachad, the Orthodox Union’s National Jewish Council for Disabilities, announced it would be officially expanding its collaboration today with Proud Moments Therapy, a behavioral health agency providing services to children on the autism spectrum ages 0-21. Based in Brooklyn, PMT has four offices across New York and serves New York, New […]

NCSY Bencher Goes Digital: Orthodox Union Launches NCSY Bencher App

December 28, 2016, by

December 28, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NCSY BENCHER GOES DIGITAL: ORTHODOX UNION ANNOUNCES THE NCSY BENCHER APP AT YARCHEI KALLAH New York, NY — NCSY, the international youth movement of the Orthodox Union, announced at Yarchei Kallah that the NCSY Bencher app has hit both the Apple iTunes and Google Play stores. This intuitive new app […]

New York State Senator Simcha Felder Visits IVDU School for Special Education; Speaks About Drugs and Alcohol Abuse in Community

December 28, 2016, by

New York State Senator Simcha Felder addressed students of the IVDU School for Special Education, a division of Yachad, under the OU, at the Marilyn David IVDU Upper School boy’s elementary location on Wednesday morning. The girl’s elementary grade level 7-8 and 8 classes from both the high schools for boys and girls attended too […]

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