This week, nearly a hundred fifty young professionals celebrated Hoshana Rabba with a backyard barbecue hosted by OU-JLIC on the Upper West Side. Over hamburgers and grilled chicken, participants enjoyed an evening of connection and inspiration in the inaugural OU-JLIC community sukkah. The newly launched OU-JLIC Alumni Network connects graduates of OU-JLIC campuses for social, religious, and professional activities in communities across the U.S. For more details, and to find out about future events, visit