“American Orthodoxy’s many communities coordinate to elevate kashrut standards, and organizational coalitions address legislative and regulatory agendas, on both a state and national platform.”
“The challenges faced by society as awhole and by our community in particular were many, varied, and often unprecedented.”
“we ran more than 100 programs in 26 cities and distributed 30,000 meals to people in need.”
When the coronavirus struck, it came fast and furious, sending the world into a tailspin—economically, emotionally, spiritually. COVID-19 created a crisis that no one could have predicted or prepared for.
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.
The OU Advocacy Center is the nonpartisan public policy arm of the OU that advocates on behalf of the Orthodox community nationwide.
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 combines expertise in halacha with an understanding of modern food production to ensure that kosher food meets the highest quality kashrut supervision.
The OU Women’s Initiative works with Orthodox communities worldwide to identify and address women’s spiritual, educational, and communal needs.
Yachad, an international organization, is dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of Jewish individuals with disabilities.
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.
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.
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.
Whether it’s the critically acclaimed Jewish Action magazine or the OU Guide to Passover, OU Publications has something for everyone.
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.
NextDor is a community and professional network of young Orthodox Jews who aspire to further their careers, empower their religious lives, and create spaces where they can help each other succeed.
Torah Initiatives comprises a broad array of innovative and impactful Torah programming.
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 publishes popular and scholarly works that reflect the broad spectrum of Orthodox Jewish values in the contemporary Jewish community.
Teach Coalition secures government funding for Jewish day schools and yeshivot.