OU Protests Massachusetts Court Recognition Of Same-Sex Marriages

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly 1,000 synagogues, protested a decision by the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts declaring that state’s ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional. The … Continued
Read More Posted at November 18, 2003 at 7:53 pm

OU Applauds Senate Passage of Syria Accountability Act

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, applauded today’s passage of the Syria Accountability Act by the U.S. Senate by a vote of 89 – 4. This important step in the war … Continued
Read More Posted at November 11, 2003 at 7:48 pm

Election Day

MEMORANDUM To: Rabbis and Synagogue Leaders From: Richard B. Stone, Chairman Betty Ehrenberg, Director, International and Communal Affairs Re: Election Day You have heard from us in the past on the importance of being registered to vote. Now it is … Continued
Read More Posted at November 3, 2003 at 7:36 pm

OU Letter Commending Sen. John Kerry

Hon. John Kerry John Kerry for President, Inc. By Facsimile: 202-548-6801 Dear Senator Kerry, We write to you today on behalf of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly … Continued
Read More Posted at October 30, 2003 at 7:35 pm

OU to Join in Capitol Call to Congress to Move Charity Legislation

Tomorrow, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America will join Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) and other leaders of the non-profit, charitable sector to call upon the Senate to allow a joint House-Senate Conference Committee to convene so that the … Continued
Read More Posted at October 29, 2003 at 7:33 pm

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
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