The Orthodox Union appointed a search committee to begin to identify candidates for the position of executive director, OU President Steve Savitsky said Monday. The job is currently held by Rabbi Tzvi H. Weinreb, whose term runs out in June...
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Tag: Orthodox Union
December 14, 2006 | 7:00 pm
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Blurring Lines of Church-State
Should religion play a larger part in America's public life. Yes, say many Americans -- a fact the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) finds troubling.
"American Attitudes Toward Religion in the Public Square," a national poll of 800 American adults conducted...
March 31, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Shin Bet Links Up
Israel's Shin Bet security service went online Tuesday at www.shabak.gov.il. The Hebrew-only site contains information on the domestic intelligence agency as well as application forms for would-be agents interested in countering Palestinian terrorism or foreign...
December 2, 2004 | 7:00 pm
It's not every day that people affiliated with a strident animal rights group talk turkey with those who oversee kosher slaughter.
But that's exactly what happened this week, when an unpaid adviser to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) discussed allegations of...
September 16, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Some might have found the joke funny, but the Orthodox Union (OU) isn't laughing. In May, Castaic resident Isaac Brynjegard-Bialik started YidGear.com , an online T-shirt shop that features humorous Jewish slogans -- some mellow, some crude. One of the more...
September 18, 2003 | 8:00 pm
U.S. Vetoes U.N. Resolution
The United States vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have demanded Israel not "remove" Yasser Arafat. The United States vetoed the resolution Tuesday at the 15-member council in New York because it does not explicitly condemn...
April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm
"When I was younger, I remember going into a store with my mother and grandmother, and whatever was kosher for Passover, they would grab," Rabbi Alan Kalinsky said. "The attitude was, you had to buy it in quantity because if you came back a week later, it would no longer be there....
April 3, 2003 | 7:00 pm
City officials and the LAPD are working with Jewish community leaders to determine why two 911 calls went unanswered when a pellet gunshot shattered the front window of a building where a Jewish youth group was meeting the night of March 27.
Rabbi Alan Kalinsky, director of the West...
December 27, 2001 | 7:00 pm
Urging religious dialogue as a means to achieve peace, Rabbi Yisroel Meir Lau, the chief rabbi of Israel, addressed a crowd of 500 at the West Coast convention of the Orthodox Union Dec. 20.
Held at the Peltz Theater of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, the inaugural event began five days...
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