OU Applauds US House Condemnation of Sacramento Synagogue Burnings

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization representing nearly 1,000 synagogues nationwide, applauded the overwhelming passage of a resolution by the U.S. House of Representatives condemning the recent arson attack on … Continued
Read More Posted at July 2, 1999 at 3:55 pm

OU Asks Supreme Court to Review Kiryas Joel Again

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs, joined with other organizations concerned with religious liberty and asked the United States Supreme Court to review the latest opinion of New York’s supreme court … Continued
Read More Posted at June 29, 1999 at 3:11 pm

OU Applauds Ohio Revival of Cleveland School Choice Program

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs, applauded the Ohio state legislature’s passage of legislation re-establishing a school voucher program in the City of Cleveland. Last month, Ohio’s Supreme Court found the … Continued
Read More Posted at June 29, 1999 at 3:10 pm

OU Commends House Committee for Vote on Religious Liberty Protection Act

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, through its Institute for Public Affairs, commends the House Judiciary Committee for yesterday’s passing of the Religious Liberty Protection Act. The measure was introduced by a bipartisan group of members including House … Continued
Read More Posted at June 24, 1999 at 3:08 pm

OU Makes Case to Senate Panel for Religious Liberty Legislation

Today, Nathan Diament, director of the Institute for Public Affairs of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in support of new legislation to afford greater protection to the practice of religion … Continued
Read More Posted at June 23, 1999 at 3:06 pm

The Case for Charitable Choice

Last week, in what was billed as the second major policy speech of his presidential campaign, Vice President Al Gore proposed a “New Partnership” between government and religion in America. Mr. Gore proposed expanding an initiative known as “charitable choice” … Continued
Read More Posted at June 22, 1999 at 3:02 pm
Page 207 / 219