Faith Based & Community Initiatives Background and Links

Current Issues Associated with the Faith Based Initiative March 22, 2004 - House Ways & Means Committee Hearing June 14, 2001 - U.S. Senate Judiciary Cmte. Hearing – June 6, 2001 - A Slander Against Our Sacred Institutions By Nathan … Continued
Read More Posted at October 19, 2006 at 6:29 pm

Education Tax Credits Backgrounder

Common Sense Answers to Common Questions on Education Tax Credits Education Tax Credits are an increasingly popular way parents can make the best choices for their child’s education. They are a dollar for dollar credit on an individual’s or corporation’s … Continued
Read More Posted at October 19, 2006 at 5:39 pm

OU Applauds Late-Term Legislative Accomplishments

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations Applauds Late-Term Legislative Accomplishments: * All Disaster Stricken Schools To Be Treated Fairly BY FEMA; * Rules Governing Military Chaplains Uphold Tolerance; * Iran Freedom Support Act Extends Sanctions And Assists Promotion of Democracy; * … Continued
Read More Posted at October 3, 2006 at 6:19 pm

Selichot Voter Registration 2006

As we anticipate the upcoming election season, the Institute for Public Affairs of the Orthodox Union is urging synagogues across the country to play an active role in the political process. Orthodox Jews must be registered to vote in order … Continued
Read More Posted at September 11, 2006 at 7:29 pm

UOJCA Hosts Town Hall Forum for Governor Bob Ehrlich

UOJCA Hosts Town Hall Forum for Governor Bob Ehrlich with Montgomery County (MD) Orthodox Jewish Community On the evening of September 10, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations – through its Institute for Public Affairs – hosted a town hall … Continued
Read More Posted at September 11, 2006 at 6:59 pm

OU Joins In Asking U.S. Supreme Court To Reject Religious Discrimination

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – through its Institute for Public Affairs, joined with other national Orthodox Jewish organizations in filing a “friend of the court” brief with … Continued
Read More Posted at September 8, 2006 at 7:29 pm

OU Welcomes Religious Accomodation Policy by Coast Guard

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations Hails U.S. Coast Guard Policy Revision Permitting Members to Wear Religious Headgear While on Duty The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (UOJCA), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization applauds the US Coast … Continued
Read More Posted at August 8, 2006 at 9:51 pm

OP-ED: Remember Hamas’s Rockets

For the past three weeks, the world has been focused upon Israel’s northern border where the intense confrontation with Hezbollah rages. The Hamas attack across the Gaza border and capture of an Israeli corporal seems like ancient history. And while … Continued
Read More Posted at August 8, 2006 at 2:33 pm
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