Today, the Orthodox Union, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, commended the bipartisan group of 26 Senators who have introduced legislation calling for tougher sanctions on Iran, in an effort to curb and eliminate the regime’s nuclear capabilities.
Addressing a group of Jewish community, synagogue and day school lay leaders who gathered for the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center’s first meeting in a series of leadership forums with the Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz pledged her support for the state’s educational tax credit programs that support Jewish day school scholarships.
On Friday, December 6, more than 20 teens, who were in Harrisburg, PA, for NCSY’s Mid-Atlantic regional convention, visited the Pennsylvania state house and lobbied for anti-bullying legislation at a meeting with State Representative Patty Kim. The teens had a … Continued
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU) expressed its disappointment at the vandalizing of the menorah in front of the Chabad Lubavitch of Utah on Sunday. Three branches of the menorah were ripped off its left side and dropped in front of the Chabad House in Salt Lake City.
The Orthodox Union (OU) Advocacy Center again praised New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo for his “zero tolerance” policy on anti-Semitism. The governor reiterated this policy in response to the spate of anti-Semitic activities taking place within the Pine Bush School District.
Today, in response to the agreement reached over the weekend by the “P5+1″ and Iranian regime, the following statement was issued by Nathan Diament, executive director for public policy of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America.
The Orthodox Union Advocacy Center’s New York office has launched Schools in Session: Engaging Parents and Legislators in Jewish Education, a new initiative that connects Jewish day school parents and leaders throughout New York State with their elected officials to … Continued
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, joined more than 200 nonprofit and charitable sector leaders on Capitol Hill for “Protect Giving Day.” Participants met with members of Congress to urge them to protect the charitable deduction— a tax policy that encourages charitable donations that help support critical programs and services on which millions of Americans rely every day.
Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, expressed grave concerns over the pending negotiations between the United States and other “P5+1″ countries and the Islamic Republic of Iran with regard to Iran’s nuclear weapons program.
The Orthodox Union’s (OU) Advocacy Center commends New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo for his quick action in repudiating the anti-Semitic activities within the Pine Bush School District and for requesting an immediate investigation by the New York State Police and the Division of Human Rights.
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