News

Miriam Peretz – Mashiv HaRuach Video

Published October 29, 2014

The Mashiv HaRuach program annually reaches about 16,000 soldiers and pre-army students at the end of high school. They come to Mashiv HaRuach for a variety of seminars, workshops and tiyulim. The goal is to instill in current and future soldiers a love of the land and pride in defending its borders. Mashiv HaRuach is dedicated to the…

Read More

Debbie Gross, Director of the Crisis Center for Religious Women in Jerusalem, conducted Post Trauma Intervention Workshops last summer during Operation Protective Edge. The workshops were sponsored by OU Israel. The Crisis Center has a variety of ongoing activities. They are now preparing for an international conference in Jerusalem, The Jewish Community Confronts Violence and…

Read More

Makom Balev Volunteers Teach about Holidays

Published October 19, 2014

Sherut Leumi girls working with Makom Balev in Bet Shemesh started the school year with programs about Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah. The volunteers taught about the holidays in a way that was both informative and fun for the pupils at the Begin public school. The activities gave the pupils the opportunity…

Read More

Sukkot at the OU Israel Center

Published October 6, 2014

THE OU ISRAEL CENTER WISHES ALL OF AM YISRAEL חג שמח  PLEASE NOTE: You can purchase Arba’ah Minim for Sukkot at the Israel Center on Monday and Tuesday, October 6-7. Proceeds support OU Israel programming. Candlelighting Erev Sukkot in Jerusalem: 5:40 PM Wednesday October 8 Motzaei Hag: 6:51 PM Thursday October 9 Shabbat Chol Hamoed…

Read More

By Rabbi Avi Berman, Executive Director, OU Israel During a recent visit to New York I stayed with friends in Manhattan. Having stayed with them numerous times, the doorman in their building knows me. One morning as I was leaving for the day, it was clear he wanted to say something more than “Have a…

Read More

 

Read More

The summer of 2014 will no doubt be known as the Summer of the War in Gaza. But despite the war – or perhaps because of it — for teens who participated in NCSY Summer Programs, they will remember it as the Best Summer Ever.

Read More