OU Outraged by Syrian President’s Anti-Semitic Rhetoric

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest mainstream Orthodox Jewish organization, today expressed its outrage at the anti-Semitic remarks made by President Bashar Assad of Syria during the Pope’s visit. The vicious accusations proclaiming that Jews … Continued

OU Disappointed By House Committee’s Rejection Of School Choice

The day after a 27-20 vote in the House Education & Workforce Committee to remove school choice provisions from federal education legislation, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through it Institute for Public Affairs, expressed its disappointment with … Continued

OU Calls For Parental Empowerment In Federal Education Legislation

Today at a Capitol Hill news conference with several United States Senators, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America called on congress to empower parents in the education policy and funding legislation the Senate began debating this week. The … Continued

OU Plays Lead Role In Capitol Hill Summit Between Faith

On April 25, a historic summit between leaders of America’s faith communities and the leadership of the United States Congress was held on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The goal of the summit was to bring over 400 religious communities … Continued

OU Celebrates 53rd Anniversary of Israel’s Independence

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest mainstream Orthodox Jewish organization, today marks this eve of Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day, for those who gave their lives for the achievement of Israel’s independence, and Yom Ha’atzmaut, … Continued
Read More Posted at April 24, 2001 at 4:13 pm

OU Applauds President Bush for Veto of UN Resolution

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America today applauded the U.S. Administration for its veto of a negative UN Security Council resolution calling for the United Nations to send in an observer force to the region to protect the … Continued
Read More Posted at March 30, 2001 at 4:12 pm

OU Welcomes House Introduction of Faith-Based Initiative Bill

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – today welcomed the introduction of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives to implement President Bush’s initiative to expand the partnership between faith … Continued
Read More Posted at March 29, 2001 at 3:57 pm

A Faith-Based Rorschach Test

The Anti-Defamation League foresees government funded Nation of Islam hate speech; the ACLU predicts divisive competition for government grants among America’s diverse denominations; the Southern Baptist Convention warns of the wholesale government regulation of churches; and Pat Robertson sees government … Continued
Read More Posted at March 20, 2001 at 3:51 pm
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