Letter to President Bush Regarding Stem Cell Research

UNION of ORTHODOX JEWISH CONGREGATIONS OF AMERICA ELEVEN BROADWAY NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10004 212-613-8159 RABBINICAL COUNCIL OF AMERICA 305 SEVENTH AVENUE NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10001 212-807-7888 July 26, 2001 6 Av, 5761 President George W. Bush The White … Continued
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Orthodox Union’s Position re: Stem Cell Research

President George W. Bush The White House Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Bush, We write to you on behalf of this nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish synagogue umbrella organization and Orthodox Jewish rabbinical organization with regard to a serious matter you … Continued
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OU Supports Temple Mount Preservation Act of 2001, H.R. 2566

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest mainstream Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, today announced its support for H.R. 2566, the Temple Mount Preservation Act of 2001, a bill introduced today by Congressman Eric. J. Cantor (R-VA). … Continued
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OU Applauds U.S. House Support Of Faith-Based Initiative Legislation

This afternoon, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America applauded the House of Representatives’ approval of the Community Solutions Act (H.R.7) — bipartisan legislation designed to implement the President’s faith-based initiative. Nathan Diament, public policy director for the Union, … Continued
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Bush Charity Plan Worthy of Support

WASHINGTON – After months of rhetorical jousting, President Bush’s faith-based initiative faces its first real political test as Congress debates and votes on a bill seeking to implement the plan. If nothing else, Mr. Bush’s initiative to expand the partnership … Continued
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OU Supports Constitutional Marriage Amendment

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly 1,000 congregations, joined with other civic and religious leaders to announce its support for the Federal Marriage Amendment. Nathan Diament, the … Continued
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OU Applauds U.S. Backing of Israeli Demand for UN MIA Tape

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest mainstream Orthodox Jewish synagogue organization, today applauded U.S. support for Israel’s demands for the United Nations to turn over the videotape that shows the possible kidnappers of the three … Continued
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OU Calls on Senate to Extend Iran-Libya Sanctions Act for Five Years

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest mainstream Orthodox Jewish organization, today urged the United States Senate to re-authorize the Iran-Libya Sanctions Act for five years. This important legislation, which expires in August, bans investment in … Continued
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OU writes To Senate Judiciary Chairman

In advance of a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this Wednesday on legislation aimed at providing death penalty defendants with appropriate defense counsel, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs, expressed its support for … Continued
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“Equality For Religion In The Public Sphere”

“Equality For Religion In The Public Sphere” By Nathan Diament New Jersey Jewish News, June 21, 2001 For some years now, the State of New York has allowed its public schools to discriminate against religion. No, they don’t make Jewish … Continued
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