OU Opposes Normal Relations with Libya

In light of the recent visit of four U.S. State Department officials to Libya to examine lifting the U.S. ban on American travel to Libya, it was reported that Libya has requested normalization of relations with the United States. The … Continued
Read More Posted at April 5, 2000 at 2:17 pm

OU Calls on Senators to Approve Marriage Penalty Rollback

In advance of a Senate Finance Committee mark up hearing scheduled for tomorrow, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs called upon members of that panel to approve a measure designed to abolish … Continued
Read More Posted at March 29, 2000 at 2:00 pm

OU Concerned with U.S. Decision to Lift Sanctions

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America expressed its profound concern at Secretary of State Albright’s announcement last week that the United States would lift sanctions against Iran. In an effort to open the door for trade, the Secretary … Continued
Read More Posted at March 22, 2000 at 1:58 pm

OU disappointed with Florida Court Ruling Against Voucher Program

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – through its Institute for Public Affairs – expressed its disappointment with a ruling by a Florida state judge declaring that state’s school voucher program, the first statewide one in the … Continued
Read More Posted at March 14, 2000 at 1:56 pm

Jewish Vote 2000; Up for Grabs as Never Before

Over the next few weeks, presidential candidates will be setting their sights on states with large Jewish populations. On March 7th, primaries will be held in New York, California, Maryland, Ohio and Connecticut. Thus, this period will highlight the role … Continued
Read More Posted at March 10, 2000 at 1:54 pm

OU Applauds Senate Passage of Education Savings Legislation

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs, applauded the United States Senate’s approval of legislation sponsored by Senators Paul Coverdell (R-GA) and Bob Torricelli (D-NJ) providing tax free investment opportunities for money … Continued
Read More Posted at March 3, 2000 at 1:51 pm

OU Calls for Stronger Action Against Terrorist Killings of Americans

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the largest mainstream Orthodox Jewish organization with nearly 1,000 synagogues nationwide, today urged the Administration to implement measures adopted recently by Congress that would reaffirm and ensure our nation’s commitment to bringing … Continued
Read More Posted at March 1, 2000 at 1:47 pm
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