Locating our Culture
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On May 12, 2022, the OU moved to a new address at 40 Rector Street, just a few blocks from its old home yet worlds away in design and purpose.
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NCSY is proud to play an important and trusted role in the lives of thousands of Jewish teens each year. Immersive learning and social programs connect teens with their Jewish identity and foster self-confidence.

OU Advocacy Center
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The OU Advocacy Center is the nonpartisan public policy arm of the OU that advocates on behalf of the Orthodox community nationwide.

OU Center for Communal Research
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The Center for Communal Research evaluates the OU’s impact on the communities it serves, while producing actionable insights and growth opportunities for the organization’s professional staff.

OU Kosher
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OU Kosher combines expertise in halacha with an understanding of modern food production to ensure that kosher food meets the highest quality kashrut supervision.

OU Women’s Initiative
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The OU Women’s Initiative works with Orthodox communities worldwide to identify and address women’s spiritual, educational, and communal needs.

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Yachad, an international organization, is dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of Jewish individuals with disabilities.

Department of Synagogue Initiatives
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The OU Pepa and Rabbi Joseph Karasick Department of Synagogue & Community Services provides religious, educational, social, and operational support to synagogues and communities across North America.

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Now in its 20th year, the OU-JLIC’s (Seif Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus) network of Torah directors provide support for students at 23 campuses in the United States, Canada, and Israel.

OU Israel
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Since 1979, OU Israel has been making a difference in Israel, touching the lives of children and adults, immigrants and native Israelis, visitors and residents, and soldiers and civilians.

Jewish Action
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Whether it’s the critically acclaimed Jewish Action magazine or the OU Guide to Passover, OU Publications has something for everyone.

Israel Free Spirit
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Israel Free Spirit Birthright, the OU’s Birthright Israel program, aims to keep the Jewish community vibrant by connecting our young adults, sharing the magic of Israel, and strengthening engagement in Jewish life.

Community Projects & Partnerships

Strengthening Parents, Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities

OU Torah Initiatives
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Torah Initiatives comprises a broad array of innovative and impactful Torah programming.

OU Impact Accelerator
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Built on mentorship-based growth and early-stage funding, the OU Impact Accelerator identifies and advances promising Jewish nonprofits that will strengthen our communal landscape.

OU Press
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OU Press publishes popular and scholarly works that reflect the broad spectrum of Orthodox Jewish values in the contemporary Jewish community.

OU Teach Coalition
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Teach Coalition secures government funding for Jewish day schools and yeshivot.

Benefactor Circle
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Thank you For your generous support of our vital programs.
2023: What’s Next at the OU
2023: What’s Next at the OU logo
The Annual Impact Report is a snapshot of where we’ve been. Here are some of the new initiatives that will show you where we’re going.