The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauds Senator Charles Schumer as well as Representatives Grace Meng, Kathleen Rice, Elliot Engel, Nita Lowey, and Steve Israel—all Democrats—for faithfully representing the views of the New York community and publicly opposing the Iran nuclear deal.
August 5, 2015 On Tuesday, Aug. 4, OU Advocacy Executive Director Nathan Diament and other Jewish leaders met with President Barack Obama to discuss their concerns about the Iran Nuclear Deal. Diament told Neil Cavuto of Fox News that the … Continued
OU Advocacy-Teach NYS, the nonpartisan public policy arm of the Orthodox Union, brought a delegation of community leaders to meet with U.S. Representative Kathleen Rice to thank her for publicly opposing the nuclear deal with Iran and to discuss their concerns about the deal.
The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources passed a comprehensive energy bill yesterday titled “The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015,” which included the Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act (S.600)—bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and developed in close partnership with the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America. The comprehensive bill will now move to the full Senate for consideration.
The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America strongly condemns today’s apparent “price tag” attack by Israelis on a Palestinian home near Nablus—burning homes and murdering an infant. Such a heinous act offends all people of good will and violates basic Jewish values.
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America and the Rabbinical Council of America strongly condemn today’s stabbing of six people at Jerusalem’s Gay Pride Parade as a deplorable act of violence.
As the world’s largest kosher food certification agency, we at the Orthodox Union know a few things about inspection programs. Our “OU” logo is on nearly one million food products made in over ninety countries, and some age old Jewish rules about kosher supervision are relevant to the current debate over the proposed Iran Nuclear Deal.
Thank you for registering for the conference call on Iran with Senator Cory Booker The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 20. Call-in Info: 1-844-290-4272 No Conference ID is Needed for those calling in from the … Continued
Join OU Advocacy for an exclusive conference call briefing on Tuesday, August 11, at 4:00 pm EDT featuring William Kristol Editor, The Weekly Standard William Kristol founded the The Weekly Standard together with Fred Barnes and John Podhoretz in 1995. … Continued
In June, Sen. Cardin called on all of us to take action and help prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. The nuclear deal must provide “robust inspections,” he told the OU. Watch the video: Now, we call on you … Continued