OU Advocacy commends the House Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight for convening a hearing for the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act (S.313/H.R.647), and strongly supports the passage of this essential legislation in the 113th Congress. Since its … Continued
OU Advocacy weighs in on life issues as they affect the Jewish community.
We know that Judaism holds the preservation of human life as one of its supreme moral values. For millennia, Judaism has taught the infinite value and sanctity of human life and that we must seek to preserve it, while at … Continued
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nathan Diament 202-513-6484 July 7, 2009 UNION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH CONGREGATIONS APPLAUDS NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH’S NEW STEM CELL GUIDELINES Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (the “Orthodox Union”), the nation’s largest Orthodox … Continued
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
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
FOR RELEASE Contact: Nathan Diament 202-513-6484 March 9, 2009 UNION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH CONGREGATIONS APPLAUDS PRESIDENT OBAMA’S EXTENSION OF FEDERAL FUNDING FOR STEM CELL RESEARCH Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America – the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish … Continued
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