OU Welcomes President’s Education Tax Credit Proposal

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organizations, through its Institute for Public Affairs, welcomed a provision of the federal budget proposed by President Bush that would establish an education tax … Continued
Read More Posted at February 4, 2002 at 1:21 pm

E.S.E.A. Enacted Legislation Summary

Enacted Legislation Summary Federal Education Programs that Serve Private School Students and Teachers in The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, P.L. 107-110 January 31, 2002 Following is an outline of where federal education programs that provide benefits to … Continued
Read More Posted at January 31, 2002 at 10:44 pm

IDEA Talking Points

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2002 Reauthorization; Goals We Seek We seek a Bill that: Federally funds the IDEA program approaching the 40% funding level originally promised by Congress. Requires the maximum provision of services to all eligible private … Continued
Read More Posted at January 2, 2002 at 7:54 pm

Archive: IPA in the News 2001 and before

Discriminating Against Religion After Hours By Nathan J. Diament Jewish World Review, March 07, 2001 A Jewish Agenda and a Narrow Government By Nathan J. Diament, The New York Jewish Week and The Washington Jewish Week, November 17, 2000 Struggling … Continued
Read More Posted at December 31, 2001 at 10:32 pm

OU Applauds Congressional Approval Of Education Legislation

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, through its Institute for Public Affairs, applauded Congress’ final passage of a landmark reauthorization of federal education funding legislation. The Senate approved the … Continued
Read More Posted at December 18, 2001 at 8:30 pm

OU Applauds House-Senate Conference Accord On Education Legislation

Today, in the wake of House and Senate conferees ratifying a landmark reauthorization of federal education funding legislation, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, through its Institute for Public Affairs, … Continued
Read More Posted at December 12, 2001 at 8:27 pm

The OU is conducting a Petition Campaign

Dear Rabbis and Synagogue Leaders, The Orthodox Union is conducting a National Synagogue Petition Campaign to the President of the United States appealing for clemency on behalf of Jonathan Pollard and requesting commutation of his sentence to time served on … Continued
Read More Posted at December 11, 2001 at 8:26 pm

OU Applauds Congressional Resolution Expressing Solidarity with Israel

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, praised the passage of a concurrent resolution in the House and in the Senate expressing U.S. solidarity with Israel in the fight against terrorism. The … Continued
Read More Posted at December 5, 2001 at 8:25 pm
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