Welcome to the OU SAVITSKY HOME RELOCATION FAIR – Since 2008, the Orthodox Union has been providing resources to assist families, young couples, retirees, and singles looking to relocate to another community. This event will be virtual, and you can participate from the comfort of your own home to “visit” and connect with representatives of over 60 communities from 23 states and provinces from North America and Israel.

Whyshould I attend? top reasons

Virtual visits on March 3 with community representatives from over 60 communities from North America and Israel can help you:

  • Find an appropriate community with the amenities needed to live an Orthodox Jewish lifestyle
  • Find a community in which you can afford to buy a house
  • Find a warm and friendly community that will embrace your family
  • Find a community that will help you find a job
  • Find a community where the schools have smaller classes with more individualized attention
  • Find a community that has values that align with yours
  • Find a community where you matter




time iconMarch 3, 2024 10:00 am

Join Us in Israel: Discover Israeli-Anglo Living Options and How to Make a Secure Purchase

Ben Levene, CapitIL Realty

Yair Givati, Esq., Partner at Haim Givati & Co

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Everything You Need to Know About Buying a House with Mortgage Financing

Shmuel Shayowitz, President and Chief Lending Officer, Approved Funding Corporation 

Rabbi Simon Taylor, National Director, OU Department of Community Projects & Partnerships

time iconMarch 3, 2024 12:00 pm

Introduction to Aliyah

Video Presentation followed by live Q & A 

Nefesh B'Nefesh Staff

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Buying or Renting? What Is the Best Choice for You?

Hannah Fleshel, Realtor, Atlanta (GA)

Stuart Cantor, Community Liaison, Richmond (VA)

Avi Erbst, Designated Broker/Owner, Cordova Realty, Tucson (AZ)

Moderated by Nina Eizikovitz, Realtor, Sales Associate, Links Residential brokered by EXP

time iconMarch 3, 2024 02:00 pm

Spotlight on Tucson, Arizona

Video presentation followed by live Q & A with:

Rabbi Yehuda Palgon, Rosh Kollel, Director of Programming, Tucson Torah Center & Mrs. Tehilla Palgon, CPA.

Rabbi Yehuda Leiter, Kollel member, & & Mrs. Rochie Leiter, Women's Programming, Tucson Torah Center

Rabbi Aharon Heisler, Head of School, & Mrs. Sara Heisler, Women's Outreach, Tucson Torah Center

time iconMarch 3, 2024 03:00 pm

What to Consider Before Choosing a New Community

Rabbi Tuvia Brander, West Hartford (CT)

Moshe Kolodny, South Bend (IN)

Rabbi Eliezer Poupko, Plano (TX)

Moderated by Rabbi Yaakov Glasser, Mara D’Asra, Young Israel of Passaic-Clifton (NJ) & Managing Director, OU Community Engagement 

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Spotlight on Highland Park / Edison


Robert Haarburger, Executive Board, Congregation Ahavas Achim, Highland Park (NJ)

Hannah Farkas, Executive Board, Rabbi Pesach Raymon Yeshiva, Edison (NJ) 

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Providing a Welcoming & Familiar Community for Anglo Olim

Presented by OU Israel


FAQFrequently Asked questions inquire

Yes, you’ll need to fill out our registration form to gain access to the event. Please fill in the registration form with some basic information to get started.
The information you provide upon registration will only be used to establish you as a user on the platform and to create your login credentials. If you click off a community or sponsor, the representatives will receive your information (minus your home address) and may contact you in advance of the program.
Yes, the vFairs platform is compatible with any computer or mobile device and any browser.
Yes, this event is completely free to attend. We encourage you to login and have a look around at your convenience.
The event will be on demand indefinitely, however we may make updates and changes to the platform periodically. Make sure to keep checking back in to see our newest features in action!