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What better way is there to prepare for Rosh Hashana than with a tour of the Old City of Yerushalayim followed by dinner, music and inspirational talks culminating with a blessing for the New Year from Rav Shmuel Eliyahu(Chief Rabbi of Tzfat) overlooking Har Habayit? 120 OU Israel Youth Centers teens from Jack E. Gindi…

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Rosh Hashana – Avraham’s holiday

Published September 26, 2016
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Rosh Hashana – Avraham’s holiday Written by Sharon Katz The Rosh Hashana Torah reading of the first day begins exactly where the hit biblical musical “COUNT THE STARS” ends – the miraculous birth of Yitzchak, son of Avraham and Sara, born to them in their old age. Our matriarch Sara was remembered on Rosh Hashana,…

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By : Sharon Katz STEPPING BACK IN TIME “Hop on that camel!!,” I told a twittering cast member. “What, me?” “Yes. And welcome to the Avraham’s caravan!” When you create a show based on history, you research it in every way you can. Then you forward to your cast stories about the characters involved. You…

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OU Israel Travel visits the Fifth Quarter – Art Galleries and Workshop  in the Jewish Quarter of the Old City where Artists create, present and sell hand-made Judaica. Packed into a short and concise afternoon tour of the Fifth quarter Gallery we met Tehilla, an artist who spoke from her heart to ours about her…

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 OU Israel’s Youth Center is Proud to Present: 15 Seconds… ZOOM A Photography Exhibit   Wednesday, September 7, 7:00 PM The First Station, 4 David Remez St. Yerushalayim   Commemorating 2 years since ‘Operation Protective Edge’ The photographs are the product of a year long photography course which was created as an art therapy program in the aftermath of ‘Operation…

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A 70-year-old women harmonizes with a seven-year-old girl, a biologist and a psychologist ride camels across ancient Canaan, and a dozen eight-year-olds prove to be terrific puppeteers in the upcoming biblical musical, “COUNT THE STARS – The Journey of Avraham and Sara”. STARS brings about 70 women of all ages, professions and backgrounds from Greater…

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Click here to register for live broadcast  8:00am – Shacharit 9:00am – Kinot with Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb, Executive Vice President, Emeritus, OU and Rabbi Neil Winkler 8:30am- Shacharit, followed by kinot with Dr David Luchins and Dr. Ronnie Wachtel NCSY style (open for the public) 1:20pm Mincha, followed by videos during the afternoon 6:00pm STOP…

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