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On Monday night June 30, OU Israel hosted a dinner to honor its teachers. Their efforts enable the OU Israel Center to offer 70-80 courses, shiurim and lectures in English every week.
“It’s a privilege to stand before you, the giants of Jewish education,” Rabbi Avi Berman, Executive Director of OU Israel, told the gathering.
Shortly after the bodies of Naftali, Gilad and Eyal were found, OU Israel Executive Director Rabbi Avi Berman reflected on how this ordeal—and ultimately their deaths—affected the Jewish People.
A massive search has tragically turned to national mourning as the bodies of Eyal Yifrach, Gilad Sha’er and Naftali Frenkel are found.
Read statement from the Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America.
Support for the soldiers involved in Operation Brother’s Keeper is coming in from all over Israel and around the world. A significant grant earmarked for soldiers serving in the Hevron area was made by the OU in New York.
Around the world, Jews are joining together to storm the Gates of Heaven with their Torah Study, Tefilah, and Mitzvot, as a merit towards the speedy and safe return of Gilad Shaar, Naftali Frankel, and Eyal Yifrach. The teens of NCSY and Bnei Akiva, as part of this worldwide effort, are jointly rallying their peers and alumni to commit to 30 minutes for these three young men to create an around-the-clock circle of Torah and Tefilah.
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