In 2010, the Silver Academy of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania nearly closed its doors due to a financial crisis and near depletion of its endowment fund. In addition to a new development plan, the school worked with OU Advocacy to ensure effective … Continued
The OU Advocacy Center announced its recent name change to the more than 64,000 readers of The Jewish Week. In the glossy insert, which was placed in the July 14th issue, OU Advocacy promoted its achievement in gaining a $14 … Continued
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauded the New Jersey Senate Committee on Education for its passage today of a special education bill (S.1929) that would increase fairness and equality for families with children who require a special education environment.
Honorable Chairman and Members of the Committee: My name is Nathan Diament and I am the Executive Director for Public Policy for the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization. The Orthodox … Continued
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, sharply criticized a ruling by New Hampshire’s Strafford County Superior Court Judge John Lewis invalidating the Granite State's education scholarship tax credit program on state constitutional grounds.
In a joint effort to create parity between public and private schools, OU Advocacy-Teach NYS and a bipartisan group of New York State legislators introduced the Energy Parity Act (A7820/S5667) into both the New York State Assembly and Senate in … Continued
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) provides energy efficiency programs and electricity directly to many public schools throughout New York State at substantially reduced rates. These programs and reduced rates are not available to private schools. OU Advocacy-Teach NYS has … Continued
For Immediate Release Contact: Roslyn Singer June 4, 2013 … Continued
In the wake of September 11th and explicit terror threats against Jewish institutions, the OU Advocacy Center joined with the Jewish Federations of North America and other Jewish community groups to spearhead the creation of the Nonprofit Security Grant Program … Continued
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU) congratulated Ambassador Susan Rice on her appointment by President Obama to serve as his National Security Adviser.