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The Orthodox Union facilitated an energized discussion of “Torah in the City” on Sunday, drawing close to 1,500 men and women from throughout the tri-state area to Citi Field in Flushing … more
On Sunday, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, at its 118th Anniversary convention at Citi Field, adopted Resolutions expressing positions on a range of … more
AUSTIN, Texas — The founding date of Austin’s B’nai Abraham synagogue, established in 1893, makes clear that Jewish roots in the Lone Star State go back a long time. The historic … more
Students from the Manhattan Day School advocated for “Free Lunch for All” on the steps of New York City Hall last week, calling on Mayor deBlasio to expand the city’s free lunch … more
By Michael Orbach Issue of October 22, 2010/ 14 Cheshvan 5771The Orthodox Union has come out with a statement opposing women leading Kabbalat Shabbos, the series of prayers that precede the evening … more
The Orthodox Union is founding its own division to advance women as congregational leaders, as well as to promote Jewish study and communal participation for women in Modern Orthodoxy. The … more
“One of the most important things, from a religious and psychological perspective, is to take care of our family. This is what I’m supposed to be doing. That’s what I’m here for, to take care of our own parents and our own children.” more
Twenty members of Congress professed firm support for Israel last week, addressing a “Jerusalem 50” luncheon in the Capitol that was organized by Martin Oliner, president of Religious … more
The confirmation of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education was applauded on Tuesday by the Orthodox Union and Agudath Israel of America. The OU said it believes DeVos will help … more
The Orthodox Union has issued an unprecedented statement announcing the establishment of a far-reaching policy regarding women and leadership positions in synagogue life.  Citing extensive … more
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