Orthodox Union Welcomes Extension of Iraqi Jewish Archives in the United States

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – welcomed the statement of the Government of Iraq, made through its Ambassador in Washington, DC, of its intention to “extend the period which the [Iraqi Jewish Archive] Exhibit may remain in the United States.”
Read More Posted at May 14, 2014 at 3:47 pm

Jolly Good Fellows: OU Advocacy’s Legislative Fellows Back on an Exciting Year on Capitol Hill

Contact: Stephen Steiner                                                                   May 9, 2014 Director of Public Relations 212.613.8318; steiners@ou.org                                                       For immediate release Sophie Felder, 23, was a promising young Stern College graduate with an interest in politics; Devorah Goldman, 26, was a trained social worker who, after … Continued

OU Advocacy-PA Gubernatorial Voter Guide Highlights Candidates’ Stance on Tax Credit Programs, Other Education-Related Issues

Espousing their commitment to education, but differing widely on their responses about the educational tax credit programs and funding formulas for education, Pennsylvania’s gubernatorial candidates replied candidly to OU Advocacy-PA’s questions about their visions for the Commonwealth. These responses are now available as OU Advocacy-PA’s Gubernatorial Voter Guide.
Read More Posted at May 9, 2014 at 10:08 am
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Orthodox Union, PA-CAPE Congratulate Besie Katz on Winning Inaugural Primary School Administrator of the Year Award

OU Advocacy and the Pennsylvania affiliate of the Council on American Private Education (PA CAPE) congratulate Mrs. Besie Katz, the founder and principal of Politz Hebrew Academy, for being named Primary School Administrator of the Year at PA CAPE’s inaugural Teacher and Administrator of the Year awards ceremony, held today at the Capitol in Harrisburg.

Call on Senators to Support Energy Grants for Schools & Shuls

Next week, the U.S. Senate will likely debate energy policy legislation that has the potential to deliver substantial benefits to non-profit organizations, including our community’s schools and shuls. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has “filed cloture” so that the Senate … Continued

NJ Families Take Action to Pass Special Ed Legislation

New Jersey families are embracing the Special Ed Bill bills introduced recently to the State Assembly and State Senate and resolving to take action to get the legislation passed. Parents with and without children with special needs gathered at the … Continued
Read More Posted at May 2, 2014 at 11:14 am
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