OU Expresses Relief and Frustration at Mixed Verdict in Nelson Trial

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, today expressed a mixture of relief and frustration upon the conviction of Lemrick Nelson who was found guilty of violating the rights of Yankel Rosenbaum by fatally … Continued
Read More Posted at May 14, 2003 at 4:24 pm

OU Condemns UN Secretary General’s Criticism of Israel

The Orthodox Union’s Institute for Public Affairs today deplored United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan’s criticism of Israeli self-defense measures in the Gaza Strip. Calling these measures “contrary to international humanitarian law”, his remarks ignored the Palestinian suicide bombings that … Continued

OU Applauds Senate Introduction of Workplace Religious Freedom Bill

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly 1,000 congregations nationwide — applauded Friday’s introduction of the Workplace Religious Freedom Act [“WRFA”], by Senators Rick Santorum (R-PA) and John … Continued
Read More Posted at April 14, 2003 at 4:21 pm

Orthodox Union to Present Award to Senator Orrin Hatch

On Wednesday, March 12, 2003 the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – will present United States Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) with an award in recognition of the senator’s steadfast support … Continued
Read More Posted at March 7, 2003 at 4:07 pm

Union Of Orthodox Jewish Congregations Welcomes New Federal Guidance

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America welcomed the release late last week by Secretary of Education Rod Paige of federal “Guidance on Constitutionally Protected Prayer in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools.” The Guidance document was mandated by … Continued
Read More Posted at February 10, 2003 at 4:05 pm
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