Please contact the office of Congresswoman Shelley Berkley (D-Nevada) to express support for her letter to Secretary of State Clinton requesting that she condition the promised $900 million in U.S. humanitarian aid for Gaza Palestinians on the cessation of rocket … Continued
Governor Paterson’s proposed budget for the 2009-2010 state fiscal year slashes funding to Jewish and other religious and independent schools. The governor proposes cutting the state’s Mandated Services Reimbursement program (MSR) in these schools by $62 million dollars (a 44 … Continued
Addressing rumors of a threat to New York City, the JCRC of New York offers the following Security Alert guidance sheet complete with precautionary measures to be taken at times of high alert status. Last night a burning car was … Continued
New York Governor David Paterson’s budget proposal, released this week, cuts tens of millions of dollars in state funds to yeshivas. On average, yeshivas will lose over $100,000 per yeshiva, per year, in state funding FOREVER. Our partners at TEACH … Continued
Action Alert State Representative Josh Shapiro has introduced legislation in the Pennsylvania General Assembly to require the state’s pension funds to divest from companies that have large stakes in both Iran and Sudan. The legislation is set for vote next … Continued
ACTION ALERT: Refund the DC Student Opportunity Scholarship Program The DC Student Opportunity Scholarship Program was originally passed by Congress in 2004 to provide a pilot program for low-income DC residents wishing to receive a private school education. Since implementation, … Continued
Rep. Sue Myrick (R-NC), Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) and most impressively Ways & Means Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-NY) have signed on as a co-sponsor to the OU supported Workplace Religious Freedom Act. Please thank the Representatives for their support! _
New York Congressman Edolphus Towns has signed on as a co-sponsor to the OU supported Workplace Religious Freedom Act. Click here to say thank you to Congressman Towns for his support!