This week, leadership from the Orthodox Union (OU) and the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA) participated in the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations' annual mission to Israel.
An active group of retirees joined OU Advocacy-NJ for a luncheon on February 10th to learn how they can help advance OU Advocacy’s work in Trenton on behalf of Jewish day schools. The event was co-sponsored by Staje, a Jewish organization dedicated to fostering a culture of meaningful and purposeful living among retirees and empty nesters, and was held at Congregation Rinat Yisrael in Teaneck.
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, praised the U.S. Senate for passing Senate Resolution 333 last night, which strongly recommends the United States renegotiate the return of the Iraqi Jewish Archive to Iraq. The resolution was adopted unanimously, with 30 co-sponsors.
Addressing a crowd of Jewish community, synagogue and day school leaders who convened at the Orthodox Union (OU), newly-elected New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito spoke about her efforts to understand the issues important to the Jewish community and then see how she and the City Council can move forward on those issues.
Today, the leaderships of the Rabbinical Council of America, the largest Orthodox Jewish rabbinical organization in the United States, and the Orthodox Union, the largest Orthdoox Jewish umbrella organization in the United States, issued the following statement:
For Immediate Release Contact: February 4, 2014 Roslyn Singer, 212-613-8227 Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, commended the United States Foreign Relations Committee for passing Senate Resolution 333, … Continued
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, submitted a letter to Acting Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Jessica L. Wright concerning the Department of Defense’s recently revised instructions on “Accommodation of Religious Practices within the Military Services.”
Dear Senator, As representatives of AJC, Justice for Jews from Arab Countries, Anti-Defamation League, Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, World Jewish Congress, B’nai B’rith International, American Sephardi Federation, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations and the … Continued
By Jeff Leb Governor Cuomo’s most recent budget held good news for Jewish day schools. The Comprehensive Attendance Policy (CAP) and Mandated Services Reimbursement (MSR) payments, long underfunded, are being increased. The governor has proposed the full funding of MSR … Continued
Together with the Pennsylvania affiliate of the Council on American Private Education (PA CAPE) and other education organizations, the Orthodox Union (OU) honored State Representative and House Education Committee Chairman Paul I. Clymer (R-Bucks) with the Pennsylvania School Choice Champion Award. The ceremony was hosted by PA CAPE, of which the OU is an active member, and took place in Lancaster, Penn.