OU rabbis: Women may not be rabbisOU Rabbinic Council rules that the 'broader context of Torah values' dictates that women cannot formally serve as rabbis or clergy.
Orthodox Union praises Trump Supreme Court pick; Reform lamentsReform Movement says Trump's Supreme Court pick's conservative record 'deeply troubling', while Orthodox Union calls choice 'encouraging'.
US: Rules on funding faith groups applied 6 years after proposalOrthodox Union praises implementation of suggestions from 2010. Faith-based orgs can now funding like private groups.
Is marijuana kosher? If it's medicine, it doesn't matterFollowing the OU’s certification, Canada’s Kashruth Council says medication need not be kosher.
Orthodox Union Endorses Campaign for Jewish Temple Mount RightsOne of the largest Orthodox Jewish organizations in North America throws its weight behind Temple Institute campaign.
Dozens of Synagogue Members' Homes Damaged in Houston FloodLocal and nationwide Jewish organizations are raising funds for the flood-bashed Jewish community of Houston.
American Jewish Organizations Mourn Rabbi Aharon LichtensteinReligious Zionist leader's passing 'leaves a vacuum,' the OU, Young Israel say Monday.
OU 'Adopts' Family of Murdered Druze OfficerHead of the OU in Israel visits family of Zidan Seif, tells them that communities in the United States will commemorate their son's memory.
One Word for Six Million SoulsArutz Sheva radio host's poignant new book memorializing the 6 million Jewish Holocaust victims has caught international attention.
OU Concerned by Obama’s Backtrack on IranOrthodox Jewish group voices concern over Obama’s new policy on Iran.
Live from Jeruslem - Tisha B'Av Kinot PresentationTune in for the OU Tisha B'Av Kinot Presentation with Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb from the OU Israel Center. Begins at 9 AM Israel Time.
OU Kinnot Webcasts Enrich Tisha B'Av from Jerusalem to FloridaThe Orthodox Union has developed an innovative approach to help Jews worldwide interpret kinnot, the elegies recited on Tisha B’Av.
Chabad, Orthodox Union Team Up to Help Tornado VictimsThe Chabad Center of Oklahoma has received $15,000 in disaster-relief funds from the Orthodox Union after disastrous tornado.
OU Pre-Passover Webcast Provides Answers for the HolidayThe Orthodox Union’s two top rabbis are available to answer questions for its annual pre-Passover webcast, set for March 12 at 2:30 pm EDT.