NY Senate Leadership Tells Joint Orthodox Union/UJA-Federation Delegation To “Be Aggressive” In Advocacy Efforts for Education Tax Credit

Contact: Roslyn Singer Director of Communications, OU Advocacy 212-613-8227/202-489-4180 rsinger@ou.org   Today, members of the New York Senate leadership encouraged a delegation of community and Jewish day school leaders from Manhattan, the Bronx, Westchester and Upstate—in Albany to support the … Continued
Read More Posted at March 17, 2015 at 8:54 pm

OU Advocacy Hosts Post-Israeli Election Analysis Conference Call

On Wednesday, March 18, OU Advocacy hosted a Post-Israeli Election conference call with experts David Horovitz and Shmuel Rosner. David Horovitz is the founding editor of The Times of Israel. Previously, he was editor of The Jerusalem Post and The Jerusalem Report. … Continued
Read More Posted at March 11, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Orthodox Union Welcomes $13 Million Funding For Nonprofit Security Grants In Homeland Security Bill

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomed Congressional passage of a “clean” funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security, which includes $13 million for the Nonprofit Security Grants Program (NSGP). The House sent the legislation to President Obama; he signed the bill into law today.
Read More Posted at March 4, 2015 at 10:59 am

Brooklyn Jewish, Catholic High School Students Push For Education Tax Credit In Albany To Launch Orthodox Union Campaign For Bill

OU Advocacy-Teach NYS, the nonpartisan public policy arm of the Orthodox Union, launched its campaign to pass the Education Investment Incentives Act (EIIA), also known as the Education Tax Credit, with an interfaith advocacy mission to Albany on Thursday composed of 30 Brooklyn high school juniors, half from the Yeshivah of Flatbush and half from Nazareth Regional High School.
Read More Posted at February 27, 2015 at 10:29 am

Orthodox Union Voices Support for H.R. 5/ “Student Success Act”: Act Will Improve Distribution of Equitable Services for All Students

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, declared its support for the Student Success Act (H.R.5), sponsored by Representative John Kline (R-MN)—which is to be considered on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives starting today.
Read More Posted at February 25, 2015 at 1:39 pm

Orthodox Union Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Commitment To Education Tax Credit, Willingness To Hold Up State Budget If Not Approved

OU Advocacy-Teach NYS, the non-partisan public policy arm of the Orthodox Union, applauds Governor Andrew Cuomo for his commitment to the Education Investment Incentives Act (EIIA), also known as the Education Tax Credit, as one of his top priorities this legislative session and for his willingness to hold up the New York State budget unless and until it includes approval of the EIIA.
Read More Posted at February 24, 2015 at 1:20 pm
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