OU backs bid to double security funding for Jewish institutionsLetter in US Senate calls for increased security funding for Jewish and Muslim institutions in wake of anti-Semitic threats.
NY Gov. announces head of joint anti-Semitism comissionOU Executive Vice President Allen Fagin joins NY Gov. Cuomo on solidarity mission to Israel in wake of rising anti-Semitism.
OU rules against women rabbis; Open Orthodox rebelThe Orthodox Union, which serves as the largest umbrella organization of Orthodox synagogues in North America, has stated unequivocally that women may not serve in clergy roles. The RCA did so in 2010.
Online petition calls on Trump to move U.S. Embassy to JerusalemThe OU has started an online petition calling on President-elect Donald Trump to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.
OU: Trump pick for Education Secretary good for religious JewsOU Advocacy Center head says Trump's choice for Education Secretary shows he is serious about school choice and helping religious students.
Rabbis Gather in Washington to Oppose Iran DealSome 200 rabbis rally on Capitol Hill to express their opposition to the Iran nuclear deal.
American Jewish Organizations Mourn Rabbi Aharon LichtensteinReligious Zionist leader's passing 'leaves a vacuum,' the OU, Young Israel say Monday.
Jerusalem Chief Rabbi Discovers What OU Israel is AboutRabbi Aryeh Stern hears firsthand that OU is more than just kashrut - it's also 'love of the Land of Israel.'
Bringing Orthodox Jewish Women to the Leadership TableInterview: Orthodox Jewish NSA officer explains why women could contribute a lot to Orthodox Jewish leadership.
OU - More Than Just Kosher FoodArutz Sheva speaks to OU leaders as the organization holds its annual convention in New York to discuss issues of the Jewish community.
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.
US Slammed for Calling Israeli Land Purchase 'Occupation'Strong criticism leveled on White House 'harsh rhetoric' against Jerusalem housing plans, and false use of term 'occupation.'
Over 1,000 Attend Jerusalem OU Job FairOver 1,000 job seekers attended the fourth OU Job Fair in Israel, seeking positions offered by some 60 potential employers.
One Word for Six Million SoulsArutz Sheva radio host's poignant new book memorializing the 6 million Jewish Holocaust victims has caught international attention.
Dep. Minister Calls for Unified Standards in KashrutRabbi Ben-Dahan in meeting with OU decries lack of unified standards in Jewish dietary laws, calls for enforcing chief rabbinate standards.
OU Concerned by Obama’s Backtrack on IranOrthodox Jewish group voices concern over Obama’s new policy on Iran.
Slain Brothers Remembered with Holiday Gifts for SoldiersTwo brothers who fell in combat are commemorated with holiday gifts for 1,000 soldiers.
OU - Not Only About Kashrut SupervisionRabbi Avi Berman, Director General of the OU, explains how the organization helps immigrants and IDF soldiers.
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.
Rallies Support Israel's Pillar of Defense in New York, ParisThousands are rallying to support Israel's right to defend its citizens in the face of ongoing rocket fire from Gaza.
Twice-Bereaved Mother Tells OU Youths: I'm HappyMiriam Peretz, whose 2 sons died in combat, tells 1,200 NCSY youths: "In Israel, Jews walk proudly."
Torah Tidbits Celebrates 1000th IssueTorah Tidbits, one of the clearest and longest-lasting English voices for Torah and Aliyah, marked its 1000th issue in special celebration.
OU ‘Torah Club’ Youth Mark Carmel Fire DisasterIsraeli youth in OU “D’Oraita [Torah] Clubs marked the Carmel fire disaster by learning that putting out fires “is not so simple.”
A Hanukkah Treasure: The Safran Dreidel CollectionRabbi Dr. Eliyahu Safran shares another look at one of loveliest and largest dreidel collections in the world with Arutz Sheva's readers.
300 Prayer Booklets Sent to American Jewish TroopsA shipment of 300 NCSY prayer booklets has gone on a special mission to U.S. Jewish troops serving in Kuwait, Iraq, Afghanistan and Korea.
OU Youths Enjoy "Day at the Bank"Dozens of Israeli teens in the OU’s Jack Gindi “Oraita” clubs around Israel were treated to a visit, tour and workshop at Bank Mizrachi-Tefachot.
Chanukah Photo Essay: The Safran Dreidel CollectionOne of the most beautiful private collections of Chanukah dreidels in the world belongs to a New York rabbi whose job has no connection to art.
Strong Orthodox Opposition to Palestinian StateOrthodox Jewry in the United States is "fairly solid" in its opposition to a PLO state in the heartland of Israel.
Jerusalem Event Counters Judea/Samaria BoycottThe Orthodox Union (OU) and the legal aid Honenu organization teamed up to sell arts and crafts from Judea and Samaria. Israel TV was there.
NCSY Teen Ambassadors Train in Jerusalem for CollegeA new generation of “teen ambassadors” is training in Jerusalem this summer in ways to defend the State of Israel on college campuses.
Navy Commandos' Squadron 13 Hosted by OU in Gush EtzionIsrael's naval Squadron 13 was hosted by the Israel OU Center in Gush Etzion this week to honor the troops' dedication to the Jewish State.
Introducing Israel to the Deaf and Hearing ImpairedThe Orthodox Union has formulated a new program to introduce one of the smallest minorities in the Jewish People to Israel.
OU Tackles ME Politics, Cooking OilThe Orthodox Union takes on Jewish issues ranging from the Iranian threat to kosher cooking oil.
US Jews Enraged by Catholic Document Urging Missionizing of JewsA document by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, suggesting that interfaith dialogue should be used to convert Jews, has alarmed US Jewry.
US Rejects, Jewish Groups Support Netanyahu’s J’lem StatementsThe battle over Jewish rights in Jerusalem continued Tuesday with statements from the U.S. State Department and prominent Jewish groups.