Philadelphia Rabbi Solomon Isaacson is pictured – in the words of the Philly Inquirer -
A judge rules that Jerry Seinfeld’s shomer shabbos real estate agent gets her fee even though she wasn’t available on the Day of Rest. One more reason to pass WRFA. (Here’s the OU WRFA backgrounder.)
Photos of Senator Barack Obama at the OU’s IPA Leadership Summit, May 11, 2006:
David Michaels – from Bnai Brith – writing in the Jewish Week describes his meeting with the Pope – and the efforts to partner with the Church on practical matters. Kudos to him for the use of “Christendom” in a … Continued
President Bush declared today Religious Freedom Day.
The recently aired PBS documentary “ANTI-SEMITISM IN THE 21st CENTURY: THE RESURGENCE” hosted by Judy Woodruff proved to be not unlike what some of us have come to expect from PBS — a little dull, and a little one-sided, and … Continued
OU Welcomes U.S. House Passage of HR 3 The “Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act” The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomed today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives approving the … Continued
Today, the House of Representatives is again considering the issue of federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. The bipartisan legislation, which passed the House & Senate last year but was subjected to the first veto of the Bush presidency, … Continued
As of today, former Lieberman (Unclear, CT) communications point man Dan Gerstein, now making the honest living in the private sector, relaunches his blog. Welcome back Dan.
Last week was a busy week in Israel, first at the World Zionist Organization’s World Conference for Orthodox Rabbis and Community Leaders and also some lecturing for the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, a think tank headed by former Israeli … Continued