Orthodox Union Commends Senator Schumer and Representatives Meng, Rice, Engel, Lowey & Israel for Opposing the Iran Nuclear Deal

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauds Senator Charles Schumer as well as Representatives Grace Meng, Kathleen Rice, Elliot Engel, Nita Lowey, and Steve Israel—all Democrats—for faithfully representing the views of the New York community and publicly opposing the Iran nuclear deal.
Read More Posted at August 10, 2015 at 12:40 pm

The Iran Nuclear Deal: Nathan Diament on Fox News

August 5, 2015 On Tuesday, Aug. 4, OU Advocacy Executive Director Nathan Diament and other Jewish leaders met with President Barack Obama to discuss their concerns about the Iran Nuclear Deal. Diament told Neil Cavuto of Fox News that the … Continued
Read More Posted at August 6, 2015 at 7:06 pm

U.S. Senate Committee Approves Legislation Assisting Nonprofits with High Energy Costs

The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources passed a comprehensive energy bill yesterday titled “The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015,” which included the Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act (S.600)—bipartisan legislation sponsored by Senators John Hoeven (R-ND) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and developed in close partnership with the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America. The comprehensive bill will now move to the full Senate for consideration.
Read More Posted at July 31, 2015 at 2:43 pm

Orthodox Union Condemns Arson Attack On Palestinian Home

The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America strongly condemns today’s apparent “price tag” attack by Israelis on a Palestinian home near Nablus—burning homes and murdering an infant. Such a heinous act offends all people of good will and violates basic Jewish values.
Read More Posted at July 31, 2015 at 10:15 am

Iran Deal’s Inspections Aren’t Kosher, by Nathan Diament

As the world’s largest kosher food certification agency, we at the Orthodox Union know a few things about inspection programs. Our “OU” logo is on nearly one million food products made in over ninety countries, and some age old Jewish rules about kosher supervision are relevant to the current debate over the proposed Iran Nuclear Deal.
Read More Posted at July 29, 2015 at 12:25 pm

Thank You For Registering for the Conference Call

Thank you for registering for the conference call on Iran with Senator Cory Booker The call will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 20. Call-in Info: 1-844-290-4272 No Conference ID is Needed for those calling in from the … Continued
Read More Posted at July 29, 2015 at 11:49 am
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