The funding goes to hardening targets with “barriers, gates, safety gear, surveillance equipment."
Jews are obligated to care for their own health and protect others from harm or illness under Halakha.
These guidelines were created by the OU and RCA after consulting with numerous poskim (halachic authorities) to best determine communal decisions and policies.
Earlier in the year, Rockoff served as the head of World Mizrachi’s Orthodox Israel Coalition, doubling its membership from the previous elections.
The applications are due on October 30, and includes completing an online form, an interview with the OU Impact Accelerator selection committee and a pitch to the program’s board.
The initiate will be held on Shabbat on August 22, and will include Torah discussions.
Smaller and staggered minyanim are intended to be organized amid the pandemic, which leaves the list of qualified Baalei Tefillot quite thin.
"Due to the pandemic, this year we must plan for a Yamim Noraim that will be very different than usual," the OU stated in their guidance.
When I announced my upcoming retirement this fall after six years of leading the Orthodox Union as its senior professional, the world looked very different.
Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb's Torah study (shiur) titled “Reflections on Recovery, Resilience, and Redemption” - meant to be heard after mincha - will be available all day across all US time zones.