ACTION ALERT: Call Governor Paterson Now, Save Yeshivas Millions

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
Read More Posted at December 18, 2008 at 4:32 pm

Action Alert: Pennsylvania Divestment Legislation

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
Read More Posted at June 18, 2008 at 4:04 pm

ACTION ALERT: Refund the DC Student Opportunity Scholarship Program

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
Read More Posted at June 18, 2008 at 11:48 am

Action Alert: Thank Representatives For Their Support

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! _
Read More Posted at May 2, 2008 at 12:20 pm

Action Alert: Thank Congressman Towns

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!
Read More Posted at April 30, 2008 at 10:14 am

Action Alert: Thanks to Congressman Pitts

Pennsylvania Congressman Joe Pitts has signed on as a co-sponsor to the OU supported Workplace Religious Freedom Act. Click here to say thank you to Congressman Pitts for his support! _
Read More Posted at April 9, 2008 at 10:57 am

Action Alert: Stop Arms Sale to Saudis

To help stop the Bush administration’s proposed $20 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia from going through, write to Congressman Tom Lantos (D-Ca.), the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and to Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fl) the Ranking Member of … Continued
Read More Posted at January 28, 2008 at 6:30 pm

Action Alert: Help Jewish Refugees

A bill (H.Res.185) addressing the issue of Jewish refugees from Muslim countries will be marked up in early February in the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The legislation, co-sponsored by Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), states in part that “any resolutions relating … Continued
Read More Posted at January 18, 2008 at 2:37 pm
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