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

Union Of Orthodox Jewish Congregations Welcomes Renewed Senate Effort

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – welcomed this afternoon’s introduction of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. Senate that will generate new private support for America’s charities and increase … Continued
Read More Posted at January 30, 2003 at 3:55 pm

Archive: IPA in the News 2002

IPA in the News 2002 Orthodox group breaks barriers with discussion of Palestinian state JTA News, December 31, 2002. When Narrow Interests Thwart Broad-minded Legislation By Nathan Diament The Forward, November 29, 2002. President’s faith-based initiative draws fire and praise … Continued
Read More Posted at December 31, 2002 at 8:36 pm

OU Applauds Faith-Friendly Regulatory Reforms Announced By President Bush

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – through its Institute for Public Affairs, applauded a set of regulatory reforms announced by President George W. Bush designed to ensure that … Continued
Read More Posted at December 12, 2002 at 5:24 pm

OU/IPA Highlights Plight of Missing Israeli Soldiers

In an ongoing effort to draw attention to the plight of the missing Israeli soldiers, the Institute for Public Affairs of the Orthodox Union, the largest mainstream Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, is sponsoring an upcoming “Shabbat of Remembrance” for the … Continued
Read More Posted at November 25, 2002 at 5:23 pm

OU Blasts Egyptian Broadcasts – Calls for State Department Pressure

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization with nearly 1,000 synagogues nationwide, is outraged about the plans to broadcast the Protocols of the Elders of Zion on a television series in Egypt … Continued
Read More Posted at November 4, 2002 at 5:22 pm

Israel Election Update

MEMORANDUM To: Rabbis, Synagogue Leaders, Key Contacts From: Richard B. Stone, Chairman Betty Ehrenberg, Director, International and Communal Affairs Re: Israel Election Update, November 2002 On November 5, 2002, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon petitioned President of Israel Moshe Katzav to … Continued
Read More Posted at November 1, 2002 at 5:15 pm

OU Mourns the Death of Senator Paul Wellstone

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America released the following statement with regard to the tragic death of Senator Paul Wellstone and those traveling with him on an airplane: The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America expresses … Continued
Read More Posted at October 28, 2002 at 5:13 pm

Statement Regarding Voting

Dear Rabbis and Synagogue Leaders, As we anticipate the upcoming election season, the Institute for Public Affairs of the Orthodox Union is urging synagogues, yeshivot, and schools across the country to play an active role in the political process. You … Continued
Read More Posted at October 28, 2002 at 5:12 pm
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