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The Orthodox Union and Agudath Israel each applauded Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling that rejected the exclusion of houses from worship from a government grants program. The 7-2 ruling … more
More than 125 lay and rabbinic leaders of Orthodox Jewish communities from across the country convened on Capitol Hill and at the White House on June 15 for the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center’s … more
Following its rabbinic ruling prohibiting synagogues from hiring female clergy, the Orthodox Union is pressuring synagogues that have hired the women to change their titles.In February, the OU issued … more
Twenty members of Congress professed firm support for Israel last week, addressing a “Jerusalem 50” luncheon in the Capitol that was organized by Martin Oliner, president of Religious … more
Several hundred opportunity-hungry New York area residents flocked to Manhattan’s Metropolitan Pavilion on Sunday to check out living and working opportunities in 56 Orthodox-friendly American … more
AUSTIN, Texas — The founding date of Austin’s B’nai Abraham synagogue, established in 1893, makes clear that Jewish roots in the Lone Star State go back a long time. The historic … more
Students from Rambam Mesivta and HANC were among 600 people who joined an OU Teach NYS mission in Albany to advocate for additional funding for private school education. more
The confirmation of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education was applauded on Tuesday by the Orthodox Union and Agudath Israel of America. The OU said it believes DeVos will help … more
The Orthodox Union has issued an unprecedented statement announcing the establishment of a far-reaching policy regarding women and leadership positions in synagogue life.  Citing extensive … more
The following is the complete text of the Orthodox Union’s statement: Within mainstream Orthodoxy, more women than at any prior time in Jewish history are learning and teaching Torah, with … more
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