Free to Have a Career-And a Conscience

A Jewish appliance repair worker, a Catholic racetrack clerk, a Mennonite trucker and a Muslim hotel worker: What do these people have in common? They’ve all been discriminated against on the job because of their religion. They have not been … Continued

OU/IPA Op Ed – “Free to Have a Career and a Conscience”

Free to Have a Career-And a Conscience By Nathan J. Diament As Published in The Washingon Post Monday, April 24, 2000; A25 A Jewish appliance repair worker, a Catholic racetrack clerk, a Mennonite trucker and a Muslim hotel worker: What … Continued
Read More Posted at April 24, 2000 at 5:56 pm

OU/IPA Op Ed – “Free to Have a Career and a Conscience”

Free to Have a Career-And a Conscience By Nathan J. Diament As Published in The Washingon Post Monday, April 24, 2000; A25 A Jewish appliance repair worker, a Catholic racetrack clerk, a Mennonite trucker and a Muslim hotel worker: What … Continued
Read More Posted at April 24, 2000 at 5:56 pm

OU Dismayed by Israeli Supreme Court Ruling

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America expressed its deep dismay at Israel’s Supreme Court ruling permitting the release of the thirteen Lebanese prisoners which Israel detained as suspected members of the Shiite Muslim Hizbollah party militia, an Iranian-backed … Continued
Read More Posted at April 14, 2000 at 2:25 pm

OU Supports Justice for Victims of Terrorism Act

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations today reiterated its strong support for 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 April 13, 2000 at 2:23 pm

OU Calls on Senators to Approve Marriage Penalty Rollback (II)

At a Capitol Hill press conference, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs called upon members of the U.S. Senate to approve a measure designed to abolish the tax code’s unfair treatment of … Continued
Read More Posted at April 12, 2000 at 2:22 pm

OU Hails Bipartisan House Introduction Of Workplace Religious Freedom Act

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization — hailed today’s introduction of the Workplace Religious Freedom Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Representatives Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.), Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), … Continued
Read More Posted at April 12, 2000 at 2:21 pm

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
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