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Ou Welcomes Pentagons Reversal of Apparent Anti-Semitic Discrimination in Federal Security Clearance Process


The leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomes the Pentagon’s reversal of its decision to deny security clearance to Dr. Gershon Pincus due to alleged “divided loyalties” between the U.S. and Israel. The initial denial was a decision made September by the federal Office of Personnel Management.

Dr. Pincus, a 62-year-old civilian dentist from Queens, was apparently denied clearance in September to work at an off-base Naval clinic in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. because of the federal Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) concern, which cited the fact that Dr. Pincus’ mother, brother and sister live in Israel, according to the OPM’s Statement of Reasons document.

Click here to read the full article in The Yeshiva World News.