The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations (Orthodox Union), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, commends the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) for its recent publication regarding religious garb and grooming in the workplace.
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (Orthodox Union), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, expressed concern about the impact President Obama’s 2015 budget proposal could have on the level of charitable giving in America.
On Thursday, OU Advocacy-NJ continued its series of mini-missions to Trenton with constituents from Cherry Hill. The delegation included leaders from local day schools, synagogues and community organizations.
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (Orthodox Union), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, expressed its concern regarding the impact that House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp’s recently unveiled tax reform plan could have on the level of charitable giving in America.
On Sunday morning, February 23rd, Maryland Lieutenant Governor and gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown met with a group of Jewish community, synagogue and day school lay leaders who convened for a candidate forum sponsored by the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center.
The New Jersey office of the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center has launched a series of mini advocacy missions to Trenton with its first group of delegates from Bergen County. Bringing small groups from communities throughout New Jersey to the Statehouse to meet with legislators, the missions provide participants with the unique opportunity to have small, more personalized discussions with their elected officials and give legislators an opportunity to hear about the challenging issues—such as tuition affordability—that is affecting their constituents on a micro level.
The Jewish Leadership Coalition (JLC) led a delegation to Tallahassee to impress upon state legislators the magnitude and potential impact that expanding the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program could have on the Florida Jewish day school community.
This week, leadership from the Orthodox Union (OU) and the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) participated in the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations' annual mission to Israel.
An active group of retirees joined OU Advocacy-NJ for a luncheon on February 10th to learn how they can help advance OU Advocacy’s work in Trenton on behalf of Jewish day schools. The event was co-sponsored by Staje, a Jewish organization dedicated to fostering a culture of meaningful and purposeful living among retirees and empty nesters, and was held at Congregation Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck.