Judaism Values Life

For the second time in less than four years, a debate is taking place in our nation over the issue of physician-assisted suicide. It is a debate that has serious moral as well as public policy implications. It is also, … Continued
Read More Posted at December 9, 1999 at 7:50 pm

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
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