OU Advocacy applauds U.S. Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) for his continued efforts to secure FEMA aid for houses of worship damaged by Superstorm Sandy. He spoke with Andrea Mitchell on Monday, Oct. 28th, about the ongoing recovery since Sandy hit a year ago.
Former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi said that if he is elected to be the next Nassau County Executive he would balance the county budget, establish a plan for growth, work with the Jewish community on the issue of tuition affordability and support efforts to get Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) aid for houses of worship damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Suozzi spoke before a crowd of Jewish community, synagogue and day school lay leaders who convened at the Orthodox Union (OU) on Tuesday for its series of forums with the candidates for Nassau County Executive.
Yesterday, the OU Advocacy Center, in partnership with the Jewish Community Relations Council and other Jewish, Catholic, and Baptist organizations, organized a lobbying mission to Capitol Hill to advocate for federal disaster assistance fairness for houses of worship. The Federal … Continued
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU) today expressed its appreciation to U.S. Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (N.Y.) and Roy Blunt (Mo.) for their introduction of a bipartisan bill this week—the Federal Disaster Assistance Nonprofit Fairness Act of 2013—that … Continued
The following letter was published in the March 8th edition of The Forward. To the Editor: It is unfortunate that the “additional insight that time allows” could not bring The Forward to support what nary a single major Jewish organization … 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
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