The weeks of Sefira are well-known for their focus on personal growth and Torah learning. With a wide network of female scholars, the OU Women’s Initiative set out to organize a network of Shabbat scholar-in-residence visits throughout the United States, bringing 22 female scholars to 25 cities. This program, Counting Toward Sinai, was designed to […]
Sivan Rahav Meir in Cedarhurst, NY – Sunday, September 16, 2018. Sivan Rahav Meir is one of the most popular media personalities in Israel today. She is a prime-time anchor on Channel 2 News; has a column in Israel’s largest newspaper, Yediot Aharonot; and has a weekly radio show on Galei Tzahal (Army Radio). She […]
The Nachum Segal Network welcomed Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman, Director of the OU’s Department of Women’s Initiatives to JM in the AM for a discussion about the new virtual Rosh Chodesh Lunch ‘n Learn series that began with Rosh Chodesh Elul. Listen now on Nachum Segal Network Sign up for the Rosh Chodesh Lunch ‘n […]
Highly acclaimed lecturer Rabbanit Shani Taragin will kick-off the series on Sunday, August 12. Download source material Please note: The content is considered Shaimot if you print this out. Sign up for our Rosh Chodesh Virtual Lunch ‘n Learn Series!
Read about some of the new women’s programs that are being started in shuls across the United States Media Coverage ‘Tools for Life Seminar’ held at KBI for 35 Women Read in The Reflector (Richmond, VA) Innovate, Develop and Learn: How the OU Prompted Programs that Meet Women’s Needs Read in the Jewish News Syndicate […]
Nachum hosted Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman, of the Lower Merion Synagogue in Philadelphia, live in the studio during this morning’s JM in the AM to discuss the Orthodox Union’s (OU) new Department of Women’s Initiatives. Rebbetzin Dr. Shmidman has been named the founding director of this new department that aims to coordinate all of the OU’s programming for women and bring it to the next level.
Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman, of the Lower Merion Synagogue in the Philadelphia suburbs, has been named the founding director of the Orthodox Union’s Department of Women’s Initiatives.