Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation's largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, strongly rejected statements made by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest and State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki with regard to Israeli plans for housing construction in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Givat HaMatos and Israeli Jews purchasing houses in the neighborhood of Silwan.
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Today, the leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America issued the following statement commending Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu for his address to the United Nations General Assembly: “Yesterday, before the United Nations General Assembly, Prime Minister of … Continued
The Orthodox Union applauds New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement yesterday that he will travel to Israel on Tuesday for a two-day solidarity mission. New York State Senate Majority Co-Leaders Jeff Klein and Dean Skelos as well as State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver will join the governor on the trip to show support for Israel and the Israeli people.
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauded the U.S. House of Representatives today for unanimously passing a bipartisan resolution condemning Hamas’ use of civilians as human shields and reaffirming Israel’s right to self-defense.
The Orthodox Union joined with other leading Jewish organizations on the issue of whether an American citizen who was born in Israel may identify his place of birth as "Israel", rather than "Jerusalem, Israel" on his passport and Consular Report of Birth Abroad.
Today, top leaders of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America—the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization—met in Washington, DC with leading U.S. Senators and White House officials to urge their ongoing support for Israel and discuss the recent spate of anti-Semitic attacks in Europe.
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America - the nation's largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization - denounced the formation of a "unity government" by the Palestinian Authority and Hamas.