Rabbi Moshe Teitelbaum of Young Israel of Lawrence-Cedarhurst authored and circulated this Open Letter to President Obama about the murder of Ezra Schwartz: To the Honorable President Barack H. Obama: The life of a young American teenager has, tragically, been … Continued
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Our hearts are broken. We in the American Orthodox Jewish community have felt deep grief with each and every terrorist attack on innocent Israelis these last two months. But today, we mourn the loss of Ezra Schwartz—an 18-year old who was in Israel for a post high school year of study and service—a coming of age rite that pervades our community.
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauded the unanimous approval by the U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs of H. Res. 293, a bipartisan resolution that expresses “strong condemnation” of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement within the Palestinian Authority.
Today, the leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, condemned the draft UNESCO resolution that seeks to declare that the Western Wall in Jerusalem—one of Judaism’s holiest sites—belongs to the al-Aksa Mosque compound and should be declared a Muslim site.
The ongoing and intensifying wave of violence and terrorism across Israel is deeply alarming and the apparent indifference of the international community to a campaign of terror being waged against innocent Jews going about their daily routine shocks the conscience.
The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America issued the following statement today: On behalf of the Orthodox Union leadership and community, we express our profound grief at the murders of Eitam and Naama Henkin in Israel yesterday.
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauded the Pennsylvania Senate’s Rules and Executive Nominations Committee for its overwhelming passage of SR136, which condemns economic, social, cultural and other boycotts of Israel and growing incidents of anti-Semitism.