For Immediate Release Contact:
October 28, 2013 Roslyn Singer, 212-613-8227
Addressing a crowd of Jewish community, synagogue and day school lay leaders who convened at the Orthodox Union (OU) on Monday for its series of forums with the candidates for Nassau County Executive, incumbent Ed Mangano expressed his support for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aid for houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
During the OU Advocacy-NY-sponsored forum, Mangano discussed issues of importance to the Jewish community, including cutting the deficit, job creation, expanded housing options, and other ways Nassau County residents can alleviate the damage incurred by Hurricane Sandy.
Pictured (l to r):
Jake Adler, OU Associate Director for Field Operations – New York; Zehava Birman, OU Associate Director for Field Operations – New York; Jeff Leb, OU Director of Political Affairs – New York; Ed Mangano; Maury Litwack, OU Director of State Political Affairs and Outreach, and Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky, Rosh HaYeshiva of Yeshiva of South Shore.
Photo Credit: Ashley Macadam/Michael Priest Photography
The Orthodox Union is the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization; the OU Advocacy Center, formerly the Institute for Public Affairs, is the non-partisan public policy arm of the OU and leads its advocacy efforts in Washington, DC and state capitals. OU Advocacy is committed to educating the Jewish community about candidates and their positions. The OU is a not-for-profit and does not endorse any candidate.