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.
Voicing his support for Pennsylvania’s educational tax credit programs, State Senator Rob Teplitz noted that the programs are a “fair compromise and fair alternative to school vouchers.” He spoke about his and the larger legislative support for the programs at … Continued
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.
OU Advocacy, the non-partisan public policy arm of the Orthodox Union, congratulates Torah Academy of Greater Philadelphia, Hillel Academy of Pittsburgh and the Silver Academy in Harrisburg for receiving a School Police Officer Grant for the 2014-15 school year. Each school will receive $40,000 that they can use to hire a security officer.
With the election results in and all the races decided, OU Advocacy provides you with our analysis of the elections and how they impact the issues we work on for the Jewish community. Federal The midterm elections delivered control of … Continued