Attack On Right Reveals Fault Lines

Attack On Right Reveals Fault Lines Jewish groups differ on Evangelical ‘threat’ as they try to hash out consensus going forward. James D. Besser – Washington Correspondent 12/09/2005. The Jewish Week A meeting of Jewish leaders called to hash out … Continued
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Officials Strategize Over Religious Right

Officials Strategize Over Religious Right By NATHANIEL POPPER December 9, 2005 The Forward At a meeting called to strategize about the political and cultural challenges posed by Christian conservative activists, Jewish communal officials disagreed about the extent of the problem. … Continued
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O.U. Chief Decries American Pressure on Israel

O.U. Chief Decries American Pressure on Israel WASHINGTON — In an unusual ad hominem attack, Orthodox Union President Stephen Savitsky this week criticized the president of the Israel Policy Forum, Seymour Reich, for allegedly urging the Bush administration to pressure … Continued
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Archive: IPA in the News 2005

IPA in the News 2005 Jewish leaders meet on Christianization The Washington Times, December 7, 2005. Officials Strategize Over Religious Right The Forward, December 9, 2005. Attack On Right Reveals Fault Lines The Jewish Week, December 9, 2005. OU Chief … Continued
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Alito Often Ruled for Religious Expression

Alito Often Ruled for Religious Expression By NEIL A. LEWIS, THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 21, 2005. WASHINGTON, Nov. 20 – Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. has compiled a brief but unmistakable record, lawyers and analysts say, that makes him … Continued
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Test of faith

Test of faith A bill to protect religious freedom in the workplace gives Democrats a chance to change their image. But first they’ll have to agree it’s a good idea. By Amy Sullivan | November 13, 2005 Boston Globe ONE … Continued
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Senate Votes $1.66 Billion for Storm-Displaced Pupils

Senate Votes $1.66 Billion for Storm-Displaced Pupils By NEELA BANERJEE Published: November 4, 2005 Published in the New York Times WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 – After years of bitter, often partisan clashes on broadening federal assistance to private and parochial schools, … Continued
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Op Ed regarding “Nominee Is Said to Question Church-State Rulings

Published: November 4, 2005 http://www.nytimes.com/2005/11/05/opinion/l05scotus.html To the Editor: Your Nov. 4 news article “Nominee Is Said to Question Church-State Rulings,” about comments that Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. made to senators regarding his views on cases involving “church-state” issues, states, … Continued
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OU Welcomes Initial Senate Passage Of Federal aid to All Schools

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America welcomes the U.S. Senate’s passage of a bipartisan proposal to provide federal aid for schools – including non-public (including parochial) schools – which have taken in students displaced by Hurricane Katrina. On … Continued
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