Today, the leaders of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization – and the Rabbinical Council of America — a membership body representing 1,000 Orthodox rabbis, issued the following statement with … Continued
The Nevada State Democratic Party will hold its caucus on Saturday, but Orthodox Jews and other Sabbath observant groups, such as Seventh-Day Adventists, will not be able to participate due to their religious beliefs. In a press release from the … Continued
Contact: Jennifer Packer Director of Communications OU Advocacy firstname.lastname@example.org 202-513-6489 On Sat., Feb. 20, when the Nevada State Democratic Party holds its caucus and primary, observant Jews and others such as Seventh-Day Adventists who observe the Sabbath on Saturday, won’t … Continued
Please urge Governor Chris Christie to give all students the same state funding for security, nursing aid, technology and textbooks in his fiscal 2016-17 budget, regardless of what kind of school they attend. Take action now Currently, each non-public school … Continued
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, recently joined with the Pennsylvania affiliate of the Council on American Private Education (PA CAPE) and other education organizations to honor state Rep. Jim … Continued
The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomes the Pentagon’s reversal of its decision to deny security clearance to Dr. Gershon Pincus due to alleged “divided loyalties” between the U.S. and Israel. The initial denial was a decision made September by the federal Office of Personnel Management.
The Orthodox Union participated in submitting an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of David A. Zubik v. Sylvia Burwell.
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of American, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, praised the introduction of the bipartisan Zero Tolerance for Terror Act into Congress by U.S. Representatives Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) and Ted Deutch (D-FL). The bill, which has five Democrat and Republican co-sponsors, would allow Congress to quickly impose sanctions on Iran if the Iranian government commits an act of terror, provides support for terrorist organizations or violates international law by acquiring ballistic missile technology.
The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, expressed its outrage at the opposition Dr. Gershon Pincus is facing from the federal Office of Personnel Management (OPM) in his effort to obtain security clearance for his civilian position in the U.S. Navy, as described in The Wall Street Journal.
I am excited to share with you that our persistent advocacy efforts in Congress to improve our community’s safety and security are paying off. The Omnibus Appropriations Bill introduced in Congress yesterday included a proposed $20 million appropriation for the Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP)—a program that has helped Jewish day schools and shuls across the country improve their security.