Election Day is on Tuesday, November 3. We encourage every member of the New Jersey Jewish community to vote. If you are not able to vote in person on November 3, New Jersey allows its residents to obtain an absentee ballot … Continued
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October 12, 2015 With the Jewish holiday season behind us and the regularly scheduled school year underway, Nachum Segal hosted Josh Pruzansky, NJ Regional Director for Teach NJS live at JM in the AM this morning for a Teach NJS update and an important … Continued
The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America issued the following statement today: On behalf of the Orthodox Union leadership and community, we express our profound grief at the murders of Eitam and Naama Henkin in Israel yesterday.
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauded the Pennsylvania Senate’s Rules and Executive Nominations Committee for its overwhelming passage of SR136, which condemns economic, social, cultural and other boycotts of Israel and growing incidents of anti-Semitism.
Hundreds of rabbis, synagogue and community leaders from across the country gathered on Capitol Hill today—in the midst of Congress’ debate over the Iran nuclear deal—to call on Congress to reject the bad deal that paves a pathway to a nuclear-armed Iran. The rally was organized by the Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America (RCA).
In response to an announcement this afternoon by Police Commissioner William Bratton that the New York City Police Department will provide security assessments at non-public schools, OU Advocacy-Teach NYS issued the following statement:
Please join the OU in Washington, DC on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 to help prevent a nuclear-armed Iran. There will be two important rallies occurring that day on Capitol Hill:
The Orthodox Union organized a delegation of synagogue and community leaders to meet with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin about the nuclear deal with Iran. During the meeting, the group discussed their concerns about the deal and encouraged the Senator to oppose the deal. Senator Cardin said he is giving the deal a lot of thought and expects to make his decision by the end of next week.
Today, OU Advocacy-Teach NYS, the non-partisan public policy arm of the Orthodox Union, issued the following statement regarding New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s release of 4,500 half-day Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) seats for the 2015-16 school year.