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.
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomes the Omnibus Appropriations Bill, introduced in Congress last night, which includes a $20 million appropriation for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Nonprofit Security Grants Program (NSGP)—a $7 million increase over FY 2015 and the highest funding level for the program since FY 2007.