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West Coast

The West Coast Region office was the first OU regional office outside of the New York area. It serves all the communities in the entire West Coast region, from Vancouver to San Diego and as east as Denver, CO. For over 30 years, the West Coast Region has played an invaluable role in raising the level of Orthodoxy and Torah Judaism throughout the Western United States and Canada.

Our Los Angeles based office is located in the heart of the largest Jewish community outside of the metropolitan New York area, and our building is the west coast home to NCSY’s headquarters, our administrative office, our community & synagogue services office, Yachad, Women’s Torah Network, OU-JLIC, as well as being a community resource for Torah study and other Judaic programming.

OU Impact Accelerator
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An 18-month program built on mentorship-based growth and early-stage funding for Jewish nonprofit entrepreneurs.
Israel Free Spirit
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Israel Free Spirit, an official trip organizer of Birthright Israel, provides free trips to young adults 18-32 years old from various Jewish backgrounds.
OU Kosher
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OU Kosher provides kosher certification for over 1 million products in more than 8,500 plants worldwide.
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Yachad is an international organization dedicated to enhancing the life opportunities of Jewish individuals with developmental disabilities or other learning challenges.
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NCSY is the premier organization dedicated to connect, inspire and empower Jewish teens and encourage passionate Judaism through Torah and Tradition.
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The OU's Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (OU-JLIC) Optimizing the College and Graduate Experience for Jewish Students.
Teach Coalition
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Giving nonpublic schools a voice in the halls of government.
Synagogue Services & Community Engagement
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The Orthodox Union offers a full range of services to help Orthodox communities grow and thrive, regardless of their age, demographic, size or unique challenges.
OU Women's Initiative
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The OU Women’s Initiative is dedicated to identifying and addressing the needs of women in the Orthodox community and creating programs that increase women’s engagement in Jewish communal life; creating leadership opportunities and social connections and incorporating female perspective...