During an OU Advocacy-NY-sponsored forum, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano discussed issues of importance to the Jewish community, including support for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aid for houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Sandy, cutting the deficit, job creation, … Continued
The Democratic and Republic candidates for New Jersey’s District 38 State Senate seat—Senator Robert Gordon (D) and Fernando Alonso (R)—each addressed a crowd of 30 Bergenfield Jewish community members at Monday evening’s candidate forum sponsored by the New Jersey office of the Orthodox Union (OU) Advocacy Center and hosted by Miriam and Ehud Fried. The candidates arrived at different times to speak separately with the group of constituents about property taxes, transportation, school vouchers, consolidation of services and more.
OU Advocacy applauds U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) for his continued efforts to secure FEMA aid for houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy. He spoke with Andrea Mitchell on Monday, Oct. 28th, about the ongoing recovery since Sandy hit a year ago.
Addressing a crowd of Jewish community, synagogue and day school lay leaders who convened at the Orthodox Union (OU) on Monday for its series of forums with the candidates for Nassau County Executive, incumbent Ed Mangano expressed his support for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aid for houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Pennsylvania has opened its application process for non-public schools to apply for its School Resource Office-Municipality Targeted Grant, potentially putting millions of dollars on the table for Jewish day school security funding. As part of the Pennsylvania’s Safe School Legislation that was passed in July 2013, the School Resource Office-Municipality Targeted Grant is specifically available for non-public schools, which must apply for funding through their municipalities. This grant will fund the training and compensation of school resource officers.
At an OU Advocacy-NY-sponsored forum, Nassau County Executive candidate Tom Suozzi declared his support for FEMA aid for houses of worship damaged in Hurricane Sandy. Suozzi spoke candidly about issues of importance to the Jewish community, including education, a proposed … Continued
New Jersey District 18 State Senate candidates Assemblyman Peter Barnes (D-18) and East Brunswick Mayor David Stahl sparred respectfully on the ways they will govern and philosophies they will bring to Trenton at Tuesday evening’s candidate forum sponsored by the Young Israel of East Brunswick and co-sponsored by the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center’s New Jersey office and the Jewish Federation of Greater Middlesex County. Attended by more than 150 members of the Jewish community, the forum was held at the Young Israel of East Brunswick.
Former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi said that if he is elected to be the next Nassau County Executive he would balance the county budget, establish a plan for growth, work with the Jewish community on the issue of tuition affordability and support efforts to get Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aid for houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Suozzi spoke before a crowd of Jewish community, synagogue and day school lay leaders who convened at the Orthodox Union (OU) on Tuesday for its series of forums with the candidates for Nassau County Executive.
Jake Adler joins the OU Advocacy-NY staff as the Associate Director for Field Operations, focusing on the Five Towns and Long Island, Brooklyn, Queens and the greater Monsey Area. Prior to the OU, Jake worked for New York City Councilman … Continued
Addressing more than 500 members of the New Jersey Jewish community at the OU Advocacy-NJ legislative breakfast on Sunday, Governor Chris Christie spoke about the moral obligation to provide educational choice to students throughout the state. View the video of … Continued