Sunday, January 1, 2023 - 8 Tevet 5783 - 10am EST

As per the OU’s Constitution, the OU’s Lay Leadership, as well as NCSY and Synagogue delegates, will convene for a meeting to elect a new slate of Officers and Directors, approve OU Resolutions and have an opportunity to hear from OU Leadership about their vision for the future of the OU.

Young Israel of Woodmere
859 Peninsula Boulevard, Woodmere, NY

Registration & Qualifications

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Synagogue Delegate at the upcoming OU Biennial Convention. Delegates are entitled to participate in the Business portion in person on Sunday, January 1, 2023 at the Young Israel of Woodmere.

OU Member Synagogues are entitled to two (2) delegates and two (2) alternates for each fifty (50) members of its synagogue. The Member Synagogue (Rabbi, President, or Executive Director) shall notify the OU in writing of each such election, including the delegates and alternates name, email address, phone number before December 12, 2022.

Any questions on becoming a delegate, please reach out to Alexander Jonas at

Documents and Resources


  • 9:30am
    Breakfast and Credentialing of Delegates
  • 10:00am
    Welcome by Elliott Mandelbaum, Convention Chair
  • 10:05am
    Dvar Torah by Rabbi Moshe Hauer, Executive Vice President
  • 10:10am
    State of the Orthodox Union by Moishe Bane, Outgoing OU President
  • 10:40am
    OU Business: Election of Officers and Board of Directors
  • 10:50am
    OU Business: Consideration of Resolutions
  • 11:00am
    Business Portion Concludes
  • 11:00am
    Keynote Speaker Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon
  • 11:50am – 12:40pm
    Convention Reception