The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU) expressed its disappointment at the vandalizing of the menorah in front of the Chabad Lubavitch of Utah on Sunday. Three branches of the menorah were ripped off its left side and dropped in front of the Chabad House in Salt Lake City.
The Orthodox Union (OU) Advocacy Center again praised New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo for his “zero tolerance” policy on anti-Semitism. The governor reiterated this policy in response to the spate of anti-Semitic activities taking place within the Pine Bush School District.
The Orthodox Union’s (OU) Advocacy Center commends New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo for his quick action in repudiating the anti-Semitic activities within the Pine Bush School District and for requesting an immediate investigation by the New York State Police and the Division of Human Rights.
The debate over Obama Administration regulations implementing a mandate that employers provide certain types of women’s health services, free of charge, as part of their health insurance plans – and how this mandate applies to religious institutions and their employees … Continued
Watch highlights from Congress’ debate over OU-led legislation to ensure synagogues and other houses of worship, damaged in Hurricane Sandy, receive their fair share of federal aid.
February 13, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Stephen Steiner (212.613.8318; firstname.lastname@example.org) Director of Public Relations Spearheaded by the Orthodox Union, this legislation will provide millions in relief to over 200 synagogues and other houses of worship damaged in Hurricane Sandy … Continued
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America — the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization — welcomed the Obama Administration’s release of revised regulations for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act with regard to the Act’s “mandate” … Continued
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nathan Diament 202-513-6484 December 12, 2012 Today, the Orthodox Union commended the German Parliament for approving a bill, which explicitly permits infant male circumcision. The bill passed with an overwhelming majority, 434 to 100, with 46 … Continued
When an Orthodox Jewish woman working for a State Agency asked to leave early on winter Fridays to ensure that she can be home on time to observe the Sabbath, her request was denied, despite the fact that she offered … Continued
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 9, 2012 Contact: Nathan Diament 202-513-6484 Today the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, representing close to 1000 synagogues — commended Congressional leadership for spearheading a letter to Germany … Continued