OU Welcomes House Passage of Legislation Promoting Responsible Fatherhood

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – through its Institute for Public Affairs – applauded yesterday’s passage by the House of Representatives of the “Fathers Count Act,” a measure designed to promote and support responsible parenting in … Continued
Read More Posted at November 11, 1999 at 7:47 pm

OU Supports Holocaust Educational Assistance Act

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the largest mainstream Orthodox Jewish organization with nearly 1,000 synagogues nationwide, today announced its support of the Holocaust Education Assistance Act (H.R. 3105) introduced by Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY). This bill … Continued
Read More Posted at November 2, 1999 at 7:41 pm

OU Applauds House Passage

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, through its Institute for Public Affairs, applauded yesterday’s House passage of the “Pain Relief Promotion Act of 1999,” a measure designed to empower … Continued
Read More Posted at October 29, 1999 at 7:40 pm

OU Supports Stephen Flatow and Lautenberg Legislation

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations today expressed its support for Mr. Stephen Flatow, father of Alisa Flatow, of blessed memory, who perished in a bus bombing perpetrated by a suicide bomber in Israel in 1995. As Mr. Flatow appears … Continued
Read More Posted at October 27, 1999 at 7:38 pm

Information Regarding Claims against certain Austrian Banks Available

October 22, 1999 INFORMATION REGARDING CLAIMS AGAINST CERTAIN AUSTRIAN BANKS AVAILABLE The Union of Orthodox Congregations of America has been asked to publicize to those victims of Nazi persecution and their heirs who may have claims against Bank Austria and … Continued
Read More Posted at October 22, 1999 at 7:36 pm

OU Pleased By Lott Putting RLPA On Senate’s ‘Short List’

Following up on a commitment stated last week to a leadership delegation of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott announced today that he expects the Religious Liberty Protection Act to be among those … Continued
Read More Posted at October 20, 1999 at 7:32 pm

OU Mourns the Passing of Dr. Yosef Burg

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America joins with the people of the State of Israel in mourning the death of Dr. Yosef Burg, former Minister of Religious Affairs of Israel, a position among the many posts which he … Continued
Read More Posted at October 18, 1999 at 7:31 pm
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