Rabbi Avi Berman’s Blog

By Rabbi Avi Berman, Executive Director of OU Israel Tuesday was an extremely sad day for Klal Yisrael (People of Israel). It was a day on which I was among thousands of mourners who ascended to Har Hamenuchot (Mount of the Rested) for the joint funeral of our four holy brothers. Four Jews who were horrifically murdered while buying…

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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…

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