The OU Advocacy Center hosted a forum April 5 with four of the Democratic candidates vying to represent Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, currently held by Rep. Chris Van Hollen. The participants were William Jawando, Kathleen Matthews, Joel Rubin and David … Continued
The Orthodox Union organized a delegation of synagogue and community leaders to meet with U.S. Senator Ben Cardin about the nuclear deal with Iran. During the meeting, the group discussed their concerns about the deal and encouraged the Senator to oppose the deal. Senator Cardin said he is giving the deal a lot of thought and expects to make his decision by the end of next week.
OU Advocacy’s top priority locally: Busing for parochial school students by Melissa Apter May 20, 2015 Community advocates who gathered Sunday for the annual Orthodox Union Advocacy Center’s Maryland Legislative Breakfast to lay out their legislative priorities for the coming … Continued
OU Advocacy-MD hosted its second annual Legislative Breakfast on Sunday, May 17, at the Silver Spring Veterans Plaza. With 250 members of the Jewish community and both state and county legislators at the event, the Legislative Breakfast was the perfect … Continued
On Tuesday, March 3, the Montgomery County Council voted unanimously to approve the Department of Transportation’s budget supplement, which helps secure the future of the pilot busing program for Montgomery County’s Jewish day schools.