Morning Bits

Paul Manafort will get on famously with Donald Trump. They are both ignorant and offensive: “Trump aide Manafort: Cruz campaign using ‘Gestapo’ tactics.” His notorious comments are getting Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in hot water with Dems, but he’s not letting up. “She may … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 4:21 am

Ted Cruz works to woo Jewish Republicans

Ted Cruz gathered top campaign and super PAC donors here over wine and pistachio macaroons on Friday evening, kicking off a weekend-long push to win over the party’s biggest financiers. Cruz and about 40 leading contributors marched into a restaurant … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 4:18 am

Orthodox Union Rejects Sen. Sanders’ Statements about Israel

Today, the leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, rejected recent comments made by Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders about Israel. In several public statements over the weekend, Sen. … Continued
Read More Posted at April 11, 2016 at 1:06 pm

TeachNJS Applauds Passage of Secure Schools for All Children Act

Bill will provide equal security funding for all school children TeachNJS applauds the New Jersey State Assembly for its passage today of the Secure Schools for All Children Act. We would like to especially thank Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer … Continued
Read More Posted at April 8, 2016 at 9:32 am

OU Advocacy Legislative Fellowship

The OU Advocacy Legislative Fellowship is a one year position running from September to August, located in Washington, DC. As the public policy arm of the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, OU Advocacy works to protect Jewish interests and … Continued
Read More Posted at March 29, 2016 at 3:55 pm

Religious Leader Reaction to Zubik vs. Burwell Oral Argument

Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, advocates, and religious leaders reacted to oral arguments in the case Zubik vs Burwell. The case concerns whether the Affordable Care Act contraceptive mandate violates the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Continue reading at the C-Span
Read More Posted at March 28, 2016 at 2:03 pm

Donald Trump Speaks at AIPAC

Will Trump Blow it? Trump’s speech at AIPAC is about more than AIPAC, Jews and the Mideast: Is he a serious candidate? This morning Hillary Clinton is speaking at the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. As … Continued
Read More Posted at March 28, 2016 at 2:01 pm
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