Orthodox Union Hails House Passage of Resolutions against Anti-Semitism

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, applauded the passage of two resolutions by the House of Representatives yesterday. H.Con.Res. 49 expresses the profound concern of the House at the escalation of … Continued
Read More Posted at June 26, 2003 at 6:29 pm

OU Welcomes Renewed White House Defense of Religious Liberty

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America welcomed a speech by Mr. James Towey – director of the White House Office of Faith Based & Community Initiatives, and a position paper released by the White House renewing the … Continued
Read More Posted at June 25, 2003 at 6:06 pm

Orthodox Jewish Groups Support Israel’s Defensive Actions

The Orthodox Union, Religious Zionists of America, Rabbinical Council of America, National Council of Young Israel, AMIT, and Emunah of America today express our support for the State of Israel’s recent actions in the defense of its citizens and their … Continued
Read More Posted at June 10, 2003 at 4:26 pm

OU Expresses Relief and Frustration at Mixed Verdict in Nelson Trial

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, today expressed a mixture of relief and frustration upon the conviction of Lemrick Nelson who was found guilty of violating the rights of Yankel Rosenbaum by fatally … Continued
Read More Posted at May 14, 2003 at 4:24 pm

OU Condemns UN Secretary General’s Criticism of Israel

The Orthodox Union’s Institute for Public Affairs today deplored United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan’s criticism of Israeli self-defense measures in the Gaza Strip. Calling these measures “contrary to international humanitarian law”, his remarks ignored the Palestinian suicide bombings that … Continued

OU Applauds Senate Introduction of Workplace Religious Freedom Bill

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly 1,000 congregations nationwide — applauded Friday’s introduction of the Workplace Religious Freedom Act [“WRFA”], by Senators Rick Santorum (R-PA) and John … Continued
Read More Posted at April 14, 2003 at 4:21 pm
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