Life Issues

OU Advocacy weighs in on life issues as they affect the Jewish community.

Stem Cell Research Regs – Positive Steps

Late last week, the Obama Administration – through the National Institutes of Health, issued its preliminary proposal for regulations governing federally funded embryonic stem cell research. These regulations will work to implement the policy change President Obama announced on March … Continued
Read More Posted at April 20, 2009 at 2:32 pm

OU at The White House for Stem Cells

The Orthodox Union, through the representation of IPA director Nathan Diament, was privileged to attend today’s event at The White House at which President Obama signed an executive order allowing federal funds to support embryonic stem cell research. The President … Continued
Read More Posted at March 9, 2009 at 1:59 pm

Article: US Jewry Unites Against Bush Veto of Stem Cell Funding

Nathaniel Rosen Jerusalem Post Though it divides Americans across the country, the debate over stem cell research has created a striking consensus in the Jewish community, which has largely united to oppose US President George W. Bush’s recent rejection of … Continued
Read More Posted at June 27, 2007 at 5:01 pm

OU Welcomes House Passage of Stem Cell Research Funding Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH CONGREGATIONS WELCOMES HOUSE PASSAGE OF STEM CELL RESEARCH FUNDING LEGISLATION; HOPES FOR FINAL ENACTMENT The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomed today’s vote in … Continued
Read More Posted at June 7, 2007 at 8:27 pm
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