OU Hails Landmark House Vote to Give D.C. Parents & Kids School Choice

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America applauded the U.S. House of Representatives’ vote to approve a school choice pilot program for the nation’s capital. The pilot program proposal — initiated by President Bush and endorsed by Democratic … Continued
Read More Posted at September 8, 2003 at 7:26 pm

OU Asks Senators to Protect Traditional Definition of Marriage

Senator John Cornyn Chairman U.S. Senate Subcmte. on the Constitution Washington, DC 20510 By Facsimile: 228-2881 Dear Senator Cornyn, We write to you on behalf of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish … Continued
Read More Posted at September 3, 2003 at 7:22 pm

Jonathan Pollard — Upcoming Hearing

MEMORANDUM To: Rabbis, Synagogue Leaders, Key Contacts From: Richard B. Stone, Chairman Betty Ehrenberg, Director, International and Communal Affairs Re: Jonathan Pollard — Upcoming Hearing ——————————————————————————– Since Jonathan Pollard was sentenced to life in prison in 1987 for having passed … Continued
Read More Posted at August 29, 2003 at 6:43 pm

OU Praises Bush for Pipes Appointment

The Orthodox Union today praised President Bush for appointing Dr. Daniel Pipes, the director of the Philadelphia-based Middle East Forum, to the Board of the U.S. Institute for Peace. Richard B. Stone, Chairman of the OU’s Institute for Public Affairs, … Continued
Read More Posted at August 25, 2003 at 6:41 pm

OU Praises President Bush’s Freezing of Hamas Assets

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, today praised President Bush for strengthening the U.S.-led war on terrorism by freezing the assets of six leaders of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas and … Continued
Read More Posted at August 22, 2003 at 6:37 pm

OU Applauds Congressional Letter Urging Help for Israeli MIA Elchanan Tannenbaum

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, today applauded Representatives Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chris Smith (R-NJ), Gary Ackerman (D-NY), and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL) for writing to President Bush concerning Elchanan Tannenbaum, an … Continued
Read More Posted at August 12, 2003 at 6:36 pm

OU Marks 11th Anniversary of Argentinean Terror Bombings

Eleven years ago, the Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires was struck by a terrorist bomb, killing twenty-nine people and wounding dozens of Israelis and Argentineans, including Israeli diplomats and staff, pupils in a nearby school, and passersby. Ten years ago, … Continued
Read More Posted at July 18, 2003 at 6:33 pm
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