Charitable Choice & Hiring Practices

Why the Catholic Church Shouldn’t Have to Hire Gays. Religious Rights by Jeffrey Rosen The New Republic, February, 26 2001 At the end of January, President Bush signed an executive order removing impediments to charitable choice, which allows religious as … Continued
Read More Posted at February 16, 2001 at 11:17 pm

Orthodox Union Applauds School Choice Victory In Illinois

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs, applauded the decision of an Illinois appellate court upholding the constitutionality of that state’s educational expenses tax credit. Last year, the Illinois Legislature enacted the … Continued
Read More Posted at February 14, 2001 at 3:22 pm

OU Attends White House Launch of Faith-Based Initiatives

This morning, Mr. Harvey Blitz, president of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly 1,000 synagogues – joined other religious leaders at a White House meeting with President George … Continued
Read More Posted at January 29, 2001 at 3:14 pm

Over 1,200 New Yorkers attend Solidarity with Jerusalem

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest mainstream Orthodox synagogue organization, organized a solidarity gathering for the unity of Jerusalem on Monday, January 8, 2001, which was held at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun in New York City. … Continued
Read More Posted at January 12, 2001 at 2:43 pm

RCA and OU Deplore Call for Sharing Temple Mount

The Rabbinical Council of America and the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America today denounced the statement carried in the New York Times by Jewish leaders stating that there is no religious reason to require exclusive Jewish sovereignty over … Continued
Read More Posted at December 11, 2000 at 7:48 pm
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