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After OU Israel’s annual membership drive, the organization wanted to thank the members for their support. This year, on the seventh day of Chanukah there was a Members Tea. Of course they were served more than tea. Latkes and soufganiyot led off the menu. This year there are about 400 annual members, of whom about…

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OU Israel Center is offering a wonderful variety of events for the whole family during Kislev – both before and during Chanukah. Before Chanukah The Seven Faces of Victory Applied to Our Lives Wednesday December 10, 8:00-9:30 PM at the OU Israel Center. Mrs. Sarah Hermelin discusses strategies and techniques to work on as we…

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Sigd: Holiday Celebrates Ethiopian Aliyah

Published November 23, 2014

Stav Mevrata (above) was nine months old when her family arrived in Israel from Ethiopia. She is the eighth of nine children. Today she is 18 and is a sherut leumi (national service) volunteer with OU Israel’s Makom Balev program that operates 11 youth centers in development towns around the country. One of the stories…

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The widows and orphans of the four rabbis who were slain in the Jerusalem synagogue massacre this week issued a letter calling for national solidarity and unity. With broken hearts, drenched in tears shed over the spilled blood of holy men – the heads of our families. We call on our brethren wherever they are…

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May Their Memories be a Blessing

Published November 21, 2014

Following are heartfelt expressions of sorrow for R. Avraham Goldberg, R. Aryeh Kupinsky and R. Kalman Levine who along with R. Mosheh Twersky, were murdered in Bet Knesset Bnai Torah in Har Nof on Tuesday, November 18. Avraham Goldberg הי”ד Avraham Goldberg was born in Britain and made aliyah in 1991. He usually davened in…

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‘He Was the Apple of the Rav’s Eye’ By Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of OU Kosher, New York Among the rabbis slaughtered at prayer this morning in Jerusalem was Rabbi Mosheh Twersky, the grandson of the Rav, Rabbi Yosef Dov Soloveitchik.  Rabbi Menachem Genack, CEO of OU Kosher, was a foremost talmid (student) of Rav Soloveitchik,…

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