Orthodox Union asks women clergy to change their titles

OU asks synagogues with women 'rabbis' to change their title. The four synagogues refuse to comply. Expulsion considered.JTA and Arutz Sheva, 5/20/2017, 9:06 PM

Orthodox Union starts Chabad-on-campus type program

Rebbetzin 2.0: Young Orthodox women break mold of 'rabbi’s wife' with co-equal role in OU-sponsored college campus initiative.JTA, 4/16/2017, 7:29 AM

US Senator reintroduces bill to cut off funding to PA

Taylor Force Act would make future US financial aid to PA contingent on ending policy of paying life-long stipends to terrorists.Mordechai Sones, 2/28/2017, 8:30 PM

Orthodox Union: Two-state peace model 'stale and illusory'

OU Sends Letter to Senate Foreign Relations Committee ahead of David Friedman U.S. Ambassador to Israel confirmation hearing.Mordechai Sones, 2/14/2017, 8:33 PM

OU rabbis: Women may not be rabbis

OU Rabbinic Council rules that the 'broader context of Torah values' dictates that women cannot formally serve as rabbis or clergy.Hillel Fendel, 2/3/2017, 1:42 PM

Orthodox Union praises Trump Supreme Court pick; Reform laments

Reform Movement says Trump's Supreme Court pick's conservative record 'deeply troubling', while Orthodox Union calls choice 'encouraging'.Ron Kampeas, Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/1/2017, 8:11 AM

US: Rules on funding faith groups applied 6 years after proposal

Orthodox Union praises implementation of suggestions from 2010. Faith-based orgs can now funding like private groups.JTA, 4/5/2016, 12:53 PM

Is marijuana kosher? If it's medicine, it doesn't matter

Following the OU’s certification, Canada’s Kashruth Council says medication need not be kosher.Shoshana Miskin, 1/11/2016, 12:14 PM

Orthodox Union Endorses Campaign for Jewish Temple Mount Rights

One of the largest Orthodox Jewish organizations in North America throws its weight behind Temple Institute campaign.Ari Soffer, 6/15/2015, 10:30 AM

Dozens of Synagogue Members' Homes Damaged in Houston Flood

Local and nationwide Jewish organizations are raising funds for the flood-bashed Jewish community of Houston.Hillel Fendel, 5/29/2015, 12:12 AM

American Jewish Organizations Mourn Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein

Religious Zionist leader's passing 'leaves a vacuum,' the OU, Young Israel say Monday.Tova Dvorin, 4/20/2015, 9:55 PM

OU 'Adopts' Family of Murdered Druze Officer

Head of the OU in Israel visits family of Zidan Seif, tells them that communities in the United States will commemorate their son's memory.Yishai Karov, 12/1/2014, 2:14 AM

One Word for Six Million Souls

Arutz Sheva radio host's poignant new book memorializing the 6 million Jewish Holocaust victims has caught international attention.Ben Bresky & Josh Hasten, 2/23/2014, 2:22 PM

OU Concerned by Obama’s Backtrack on Iran

Orthodox Jewish group voices concern over Obama’s new policy on Iran.Maayana Miskin, 11/12/2013, 5:32 PM

Live from Jeruslem - Tisha B'Av Kinot Presentation

Tune 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.Arutz Sheva, 7/16/2013, 8:59 AM

OU Kinnot Webcasts Enrich Tisha B'Av from Jerusalem to Florida

The Orthodox Union has developed an innovative approach to help Jews worldwide interpret kinnot, the elegies recited on Tisha B’Av.Rina Tzvi , 7/8/2013, 1:14 AM

Chabad, Orthodox Union Team Up to Help Tornado Victims

The Chabad Center of Oklahoma has received $15,000 in disaster-relief funds from the Orthodox Union after disastrous tornado. Arutz Sheva staff, 5/28/2013, 9:12 PM

OU Pre-Passover Webcast Provides Answers for the Holiday

The 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. Chana Ya'ar, 3/3/2013, 2:12 PM