13 July

17 b’Tamuz at the OU Israel Center

17 b’Tamuz is on Tuesday July 15 In Yerushalayim the fast begins at 4:19 a.m. and ends at 8:16 p.m. Disasters that are remembered on 17 b’Tamuz: • The Tablets were broken when Moshe Rabeinu came down from Mt. Sinai • The daily tamid offering was suspended • The walls of Jerusalem were breached in the time...
11 July

Operation Zuk Eitan Update July 10: Oraita and Makom BaLev in High Gear

Oraita Dimona on TV. Channel 10 TV news showcased the work Oraita is doing in the south. A news crew and the mayor visited Oraita Dimona on July 10. They asked the madrichim about Oraita activities during Operation Zuk Eitan/Protective Edge. The activities on July 10 started at 5:00 p.m....
1 July

Baruch Dayan HaEmet

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. News updates.
1 July

3 Boys, 19 Days and 1 Changed People

As I sit in my living room four and a half hours after hearing the terrible news I find myself deep in thought about what has just happened. While the media now focuses on how, who, when, what will happen, I decide to take my thoughts elsewhere. Thinking about the...