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Soldier originally injured in 1973 Yom Kippur War succumbs to wounds prior to Israel’s Memorial Day
Yitzhak Dreksler passed away following complications that were a direct result of injuries sustained during battle, after a lifetime seeking commemoration of fallen haredi soldiers.
Orthodox Union draws a line in the sand on female clergy, seeks compliance from member synagogues
The Orthodox Union (OU), after a year of discussions with various stakeholders and in the face of some opposition, has established parameters for a three-year period during which the umbrella body for American Orthodox congregations will work to bring its member synagogues who employ female clergy into compliance with OU standards, which stipulate that a woman cannot serve as a rabbi.