OU Urges Increased Support of Israel Bonds

As Israel is deeply engaged in the war against terrorism, Israel’s economy has been suffering greatly. While we support Israel on Capitol Hill, at rallies, and in our letters to the press, we must also make a commitment to help … Continued
Read More Posted at April 24, 2002 at 1:46 pm

OU Shocked and Dismayed by Results of French Elections

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, today expressed shock at the results of the French elections in which extremist candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen garnered more than 17% of the vote. A … Continued
Read More Posted at April 23, 2002 at 1:44 pm

OU Decries Federal Court Ruling Favoring Physician Assisted Suicide

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – through its Institute for Public Affairs, decried a federal court ruling overturning a policy directive announced this afternoon by Attorney General John … Continued
Read More Posted at April 17, 2002 at 1:41 pm

OU Condemns UN Vote – Criticizes European Endorsement

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, today condemned an anti-Israel resolution passed this week by the UN Commission on Human Rights currently taking place in Geneva. The resolution condones the establishment … Continued
Read More Posted at April 15, 2002 at 1:40 pm

OU Condemns Remarks by UN Secretary General

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, today condemned the comments made by United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan in which he said that Israel’s “occupation” of the territories is “illegal.” This … Continued
Read More Posted at March 14, 2002 at 1:27 pm

OU Calls on U.S. Supreme Court to Uphold School Voucher Program

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America — the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization — is urging the United States Supreme Court to find the City of Cleveland’s school voucher program constitutional. The Court will hear oral arguments … Continued
Read More Posted at February 19, 2002 at 1:26 pm

OU Applauds White House – Senate Effort To Support America’s Charities

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – applauded this afternoon’s announcement of bipartisan legislation to be introduced in the U.S. Senate that will generate new private support for America’s … Continued
Read More Posted at February 7, 2002 at 1:24 pm

OU Welcomes President’s Education Tax Credit Proposal

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organizations, through its Institute for Public Affairs, welcomed a provision of the federal budget proposed by President Bush that would establish an education tax … Continued
Read More Posted at February 4, 2002 at 1:21 pm

E.S.E.A. Enacted Legislation Summary

Enacted Legislation Summary Federal Education Programs that Serve Private School Students and Teachers in The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, P.L. 107-110 January 31, 2002 Following is an outline of where federal education programs that provide benefits to … Continued
Read More Posted at January 31, 2002 at 10:44 pm
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