OU Advocacy Hosts Seminar on Maximizing Government Funding for Jewish Day Schools

With Jewish day school representatives participating from all five boroughs of New York and several towns in New Jersey, the OU Advocacy Center launched its first educational seminar for Jewish day schools yesterday entitled, “Maximizing Government Funding for Jewish Day Schools.” In addition to its efforts to secure government funding for Jewish day schools, OU Advocacy, the non-partisan public policy arm of the Orthodox Union, also works with the schools to ensure they know how to access and maximize the funding available to them.
Read More Posted at January 7, 2014 at 4:54 pm

2014 JLC Legislative Planning Meeting

The OU participated in the 2014 Legislative Planning Meeting of the Jewish Leadership Coalition. Elliot Schreiber, Director of Field Operations for OU Advocacy, chaired the meeting and Maury Litwack, National Director of State Political Affairs and Outreach for OU Advocacy, … Continued
Read More Posted at December 27, 2013 at 12:28 pm

Staying Home Can Make a Huge Difference

The 2013 general election results in New Jersey became official recently, revealing a number of interesting points about voter turnout throughout the state. I would like to share some of those items with you.
Read More Posted at December 27, 2013 at 12:26 pm

OU Schools in Session Initiative: December 2013 cont’d

In its third week, OU Advocacy-NY and its coalition partners hosted three more Schools in Session events throughout New York State. The programs included a brief tour of the school facility combined with an intimate meeting to discuss relevant matters … Continued
Read More Posted at December 19, 2013 at 4:44 pm
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Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz Pledges Support for PA’s Educational Tax Credit Programs at OU Advocacy Gubernatorial Candidate Forum

Addressing a group of Jewish community, synagogue and day school lay leaders who gathered for the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center’s first meeting in a series of leadership forums with the Pennsylvania gubernatorial candidates, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz pledged her support for the state’s educational tax credit programs that support Jewish day school scholarships.
Read More Posted at December 19, 2013 at 2:34 pm
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