Marriage and Family

OU Advocacy weighs in on federal and state issues as they affect the Jewish family.

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Orthodox Union Expresses Disappointment with President Obama’s Endorsement of Same Sex Marriage; States Appreciation for President Obama’s Recognition of Need for Protection of Religious Liberties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2012 Contact: Nathan Diament 202-513-6484 Today, the leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America issued the following statement in reaction to President Barack Obama’s endorsement of legal recognition for same sex marriage: … Continued

Orthodox Union Statement on Maryland SB 116

STATEMENT OF THE ORTHODOX UNION ON SB 116 Today, the Maryland Senate’s Committee on Judicial Proceedings held a hearing on SB 116, The Religious Freedom & Civil Marriage Protection Act. Regarding SB 116 and the hearing, the Orthodox Union (Union … Continued
Read More Posted at February 9, 2011 at 2:09 am

OU Convention Resolution Text

Alternative Life Styles and Moral Equivalencies The Orthodox Union views with great dismay the current effort to portray homosexuality as the moral equivalent of heterosexual monogamous relationships and as constituting a valid “alternative life style.” We are also deeply disturbed … Continued
Read More Posted at October 12, 2010 at 4:01 pm

ORTHODOX UNION DISAPPOINTED IN PROPOSITION 8 RULING

ORTHODOX UNION DISAPPOINTED IN PROPOSITION 8 RULING Worries about threats to religious freedom The Orthodox Union (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America) issued the following statement this afternoon after a federal district court judge in California ruled that Proposition … Continued
Read More Posted at August 4, 2010 at 4:10 pm
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