Superstorm Sandy: A Year Later

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.
Read More Posted at October 29, 2013 at 11:56 am

Nassau County Executive Candidate Tom Suozzi Declares Support for FEMA Aid for Sandy-Damaged Houses of Worship at OU Advocacy Candidate Forum

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.
Read More Posted at October 22, 2013 at 4:57 pm

OU Advocates in Support of S.1274

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
Read More Posted at July 12, 2013 at 2:11 pm

Letter to the Forward: FEMA Fairness Is Right Policy

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
Read More Posted at March 20, 2013 at 9:59 am
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