OU delegation warns of rise in threats

by Melissa Apter

June 18, 2015

Attendees of the Orthodox Union Leadership Mission to Washington made clear to the politicians their concerns over ongoing Iran nuclear negotiations and domestic security funding for Jewish institutions.

More than 120 lay leaders and modern Orthodox clergy from nine states gathered on Capitol Hill June 3 for a packed day of meetings with members of Congress and briefings from foreign ambassadors and the White House.

According to organizers, the majority of the OU Pennsylvania delegation hailed from the Philadelphia metropolitan area and one participant journeyed to D.C. from Harrisburg, but none came from Pittsburgh. 

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