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A powerful shiur given by Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb at the OU Israel Center (click  below to view video)   Doing Teshuva Effectively 1: Ethical and Moral Perspectives    

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Rosh Hashana: Transforming Our Simple Words to the Purest of Prayer  There is an interesting teaching in the important Chasidic work, Sefat Emet , written by Rabbi Yehuda Aryeh Leib Alter, zt’l, the Gerrer Rebbe.  The Rebbe wrote: “The essence of Rosh Hashana is prayer. There are four mitzvot which form our daily routine; the recitation of the…

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The OU Israel trip to Shem Olam and the cheese factory was more than worthwhile.  The museum was not at all what I expected.  Instead of talking about overall atrocities, they concentrated on individuals’ experiences which put a light on their personal experience that I had never been exposed to before. A letter that was…

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It’s finally here! Can’t wait to see you at the kickoff event! Register today at israel.ncsy.org! The event is sponsored by Cheryl and Marc Zeffren (Recent Olim to Modi’in)  in commemoration of the first yahrtzeit of their grandfather, בן ציון בן אפרים ע”ה (Ben Jakobovits a”h)

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I want to thank you for the wonderful, inspiring and moving tiyul we had today at Rav Kook’s house. The madrich was excellent and Rabbi Shor’s personal anecdotes added to the experience in creating a connection to the Rav. I know he was the Chief Askenazi Rabbi. Today, I learned about the different parts of…

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Click on the link below for details: Help Houston – Join the RCA and OU in Response to the Crisis

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