OU Commends Ambassador John R. Bolton For His Service

OU Commends Ambassador John R. Bolton For His Service Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly 1,000 congregations nationwide, expressed its appreciation to Ambassador John R Bolton for his … Continued
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Torn Between the Land and the State

“Torn Between the Land and the State” Dateline Jerusalem By Gershom Gorenberg, The Forward, December 1, 2006. Here’s a measure of the political mood in America’s Modern Orthodox community: At a convention last week in Jerusalem of the Union of … Continued
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Israel Criticism Gets An O-U

“Israel Criticism Gets An O-U” It’s now kosher to dissent from government policy on West Bank withdrawal, top Orthodox group resolves. By Stewart Ain, Staff Writer, New York Jewish Week, December 1, 2006. In anticipation of possible Israeli withdrawals from … Continued
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Freedom to oppose government reflects generational rift in OU

Freedom to oppose government reflects generational rift in O.U. By Ben Harris, JTA, November 28 JERUSALEM, Nov. 28 (JTA) – As Israeli forces mobilized in the summer of 2005 to remove 8,000 settlers from the Gaza Strip, anger mounted among … Continued
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OU Adopts Resolutions at Jerusalem Convention

Union Of Orthodox Jewish Congregations Adopts Resolutions On Israel’s Challenges, Prospects For An Israeli Constitution, The Tragedy In Darfur, And Other Topics At Jerusalem Convention Saturday night, delegates to the 108th Anniversary Biennial Convention (being held in Jerusalem) of the … Continued
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Democrats Reaching Out To The Orthodox?

Democrats Reaching Out To The Orthodox? Winning party seen trying to broaden its coalition with Jewish bloc By James D. Besser – Washington Correspondent, New York Jewish Week It was a wild week in Washington. In the wake of last … Continued
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