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Orthodox Union: Education Tax Credit Holdup is Dire for Schools and Families

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, today reiterated its call for Governor Wolf to authorize the release of the approval letters relating to the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) program, which provides millions of dollars annually in scholarships for low- and middle-income families across Pennsylvania.

Read More Posted at December 22, 2015 at 12:01 pm

Orthodox Union Welcomes Pa Senate Committee’s Passage of Resolution Condemning Boycotts of Israel and Anti-Semitism

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (OU), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, applauded the Pennsylvania Senate’s Rules and Executive Nominations Committee for its overwhelming passage of SR136, which condemns economic, social, cultural and other boycotts of Israel and growing incidents of anti-Semitism.

Read More Posted at September 17, 2015 at 5:37 pm

Synagogue Security: OU Advocacy Efforts

As anti-Semitism increases around the globe, OU Advocacy continues to work to ensure the safety and security of our community. OU Advocacy has been at the forefront of this issue for years. This page provides a guideline for Jewish day schools, yeshivas and synagogues about available funding for security.

Read More Posted at December 9, 2014 at 12:41 pm
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