Author: Sara Goldberg

Inside Philanthropy – Fall 2021

Ready, Set, Dream!   Over the Edge You can only safely step off a ledge if you trust those who are supporting you. As a new member of the OU team, I’m grateful for our supporters, both professional and volunteer, and was confident in their backup. – Rabbi Dr....

Focus on Mental Health

A collection of articles on topics of mental health and wellness from Jewish Action's archives.

Inside the OU – Spring 2021

Celebrating Every Holiday with the OU With large gatherings still on hold for the foreseeable future, in December the OU’s Torah Initiatives launched “8 Days of Inspiration”—an online hub of Torah inspiration, activities and videos to guide community members in celebrating at home throughout Chanukah. Highlights included an eight-part...

OU Kosher in Bahrain

With the normalization of relations, there's been a surge of interest from Jewish travelers.

Inside the OU: Supplemental

Bringing One Shabbos to Every Teen More than 1,000 teens participated in NCSY’s virtual “One Shabbos” initiative, part of the “Shabbos Project” celebrations held globally in November, to bring the magic and beauty of NCSY Shabbatonim to teens around the world. Eighty-five programs took place in forty-three cities across Canada,...

Inside the OU – Winter 2020

Happenings Around the OU OU Kosher Tapped by the UAE to Oversee Kosher Food History was made in August as the United Arab Emirates (UAE) became the first Gulf state to establish diplomatic relations with Israel. A key area of interest for Emiratis is creating travel and tourism opportunities,...

Tell Us Your Corona Story!

Do you have a corona story to share? Did you get married in your driveway? Are you a medical professional working on the frontlines? How is this pandemic affecting you? Send your story to and you could be included in our ongoing feature “The Corona Diaries.”

Inside the OU – Fall 2020

Happenings Around the OU Interns Get Real-Life Experience at Start-Ups During a summer where internships were hard to come by, the OU’s Impact Accelerator (IA) provided thirteen college students with the opportunity to work for IA, as well as for the four start-up ventures of IA’s second cohort. IA...