OU Applauds Senator Voinovich Bill to Combat Anti-Semitism

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, applauds U.S. Senator George Voinovich (R-OH) for introducing the Global Anti-Semitism Review Act of 2004 (S.2292), a bill that would require the State Department to … Continued
Read More Posted at April 8, 2004 at 7:20 pm

Judaism and the Death Penalty; Of Two Minds but One Heart

Judaism and the Death Penalty; Of Two Minds but One Heart by Nathan J. Diament FIRST PRINCIPLES If one can be certain of anything in a discussion of Judaism’s views regarding capital punishment, especially those held in a public forum, … Continued
Read More Posted at April 1, 2004 at 8:17 pm

Judaism and the Death Penalty; Of Two Minds but One Heart

Judaism and the Death Penalty; Of Two Minds but One Heart by Nathan J. Diament FIRST PRINCIPLES If one can be certain of anything in a discussion of Judaism’s views regarding capital punishment, especially those held in a public forum, … Continued
Read More Posted at April 1, 2004 at 8:17 pm

OU Opposes Legal Recognition Of Same Sex Marriage

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly 1,000 congregations expressed its opposition to the legal recognition of same sex marriage and its support for a federal constitutional amendment … Continued
Read More Posted at March 26, 2004 at 6:49 pm

Current Issues Associated with the Faith Based Initiative — Testimony

TESTIMONYof NATHAN J. DIAMENT, Esq. Director of Public Policy - Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America March 23, 2004 United States House of Representatives Committee on Government Reform - Subcommittee on Criminal Justice, Drug Policy and Human Resources With … Continued
Read More Posted at March 24, 2004 at 10:27 pm

A Caring Coalition

March 15, 2004 By Brody Mullins and Zach Miller, Roll Call Staff Republican leaders in the House and Senate have put together what they believe is the first bipartisan, bicameral coalition in years to pressure Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle … Continued
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OU Applauds Pence Resolution Supporting Israeli Security Fence

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America praised Representatives Mike Pence (R-IN) and Shelley Berkley (D-NV) for introducing H.Con.Res.371, a resolution which expresses the support of the United States Congress for the construction of Israel’s security fence and condemns … Continued
Read More Posted at March 10, 2004 at 6:43 pm
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