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Orthodox Union Expresses Disappointment in Supreme Court Striking Down Jerusalem Passport Law

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, expressed disappointment with this morning’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court striking down a law permitting U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem to have “Israel” listed as their birthplace in their U.S. passport. The ruling was 6-3 in the case of Zivotofsky v. Kerry.
Read More Posted at June 8, 2015 at 11:34 am

National OU Leaders Meet with U.S. Leaders in DC, Focus on Iran and Key Domestic Concerns

With less than a month remaining until the June 30 deadline for a deal between the U.S. and its allies and the Iranian regime, U.S. Senators and Representatives as well as White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough insisted—throughout Wednesday’s Orthodox Union Leadership Mission in Washington, D.C.—that any deal with Iran must be verifiable and prevent the regime from developing nuclear weapons.
Read More Posted at June 4, 2015 at 12:36 pm

OU Advocacy Hosts Post-Israeli Election Analysis Conference Call

On Wednesday, March 18, OU Advocacy hosted a Post-Israeli Election conference call with experts David Horovitz and Shmuel Rosner. David Horovitz is the founding editor of The Times of Israel. Previously, he was editor of The Jerusalem Post and The Jerusalem Report. … Continued
Read More Posted at March 11, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Orthodox Union Statement with Regard to the Upcoming Address to the U.S. Congress by Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu

Today, the leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, issued the following statement: Much ink has been spilled debating the political dimensions of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s upcoming address to the U.S. Congress—both within the context of the impending Israeli elections and the impact of the visit on domestic U.S. politics.
Read More Posted at February 24, 2015 at 10:00 am

OU Policy Resolution: The Iranian Threat

On February 4, 2015, the OU Board of Directors passed the following policy resolution on the Iranian threat: The Orthodox Union is gravely concerned about the Iranian regime’s potential development of a nuclear weapons capability. With such a capability, Iran … Continued
Read More Posted at February 6, 2015 at 12:19 pm
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