RCA and OU Condemn Torching of Ya’ar Ramot Synagogue

The Rabbinical of America and the Orthodox Union join the Chief Rabbinate of Israel in condemning the torching of the Ya’ar Ramot Synagogue in Jerusalem on June 25. Once again we have witnessed violence perpetrated as a means of showing … Continued
Read More Posted at June 26, 2000 at 3:26 pm

OU Calls Upon Federal Court to Validate Cleveland Voucher Program

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of New York, through its Institute for Public Affairs, called upon the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit to validate Cleveland’s school voucher program. The appellate panel heard oral arguments in … Continued
Read More Posted at June 19, 2000 at 3:24 pm

Orthodox Union Opposed to Further Easing of Sanctions Against Iran

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America strongly opposes the Trade Sanctions Reform and Export Enhancement Act of 2000, an amendment of H.R. 4461, the Agriculture Appropriations bill. This act would lift sanctions on U.S. sales of food and … Continued
Read More Posted at June 19, 2000 at 3:16 pm

Want Social Justice? Try Vouchers

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America In recent years, an ongoing debate in the American Jewish community has been taking place over the issue of publicly funded school vouchers. The debate has many strands, they include whether such programs … Continued
Read More Posted at June 15, 2000 at 3:14 pm

OU Endorses Death Penalty Moratorium

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America — the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly 1,000 synagogues nationwide, announced its support for efforts to impose a nationwide moratorium on executions of death row inmates while a … Continued
Read More Posted at June 13, 2000 at 3:09 pm

OU Hails Israel’s Acceptance into WEOG

The Orthodox Union today applauded the long awaited acceptance of Israel into a United Nations regional group, namely the Western European and Others Group. The Orthodox Union has advocated Israel’s acceptance into a regional group for many years as part … Continued
Read More Posted at May 31, 2000 at 3:07 pm

A Proclamation of Solidarity with Jerusalem

WHEREAS 2000 Marks fifty-two years of independence of the State of Israel, a modern-day miracle we are fortunate to witness in our time, and; WHEREAS King David first declared Jerusalem the capital of ancient Israel nearly 3000 years ago, and; … Continued
Read More Posted at May 30, 2000 at 4:05 pm

Israel and the Accords

Ignoring Israel’s numerous redeployments in the West Bank in accordance with the Oslo accords, Milton Viorst (Op-Ed, May 24) does not mention that Israel has, so far, upheld its end of the deal. The Palestinians have not, as we saw … Continued
Read More Posted at May 30, 2000 at 3:03 pm
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