Representative Fudge Meets with Orthodox Jewish Community

Orthodox Union Facilitates Key Meeting in Ohio

Cleveland, OH -U.S. Representative Marcia Fudge (D-OH) recently met in Cleveland, Ohio with representatives of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America (the “Orthodox Union”), the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, and local OU synagogue rabbis and community members for a town hall meeting. The meeting took place at OU member synagogue, Green Road Synagogue.

During the meeting, Representative Fudge heard concerns regarding key issues, including the U.S.-Israel relationship under the new administration and fair and equal access to Title I and IDEA funding for Orthodox Jewish Day School students.  In addition, Fudge expressed her support for the Jerusalem Embassy Act, which calls for the United States to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.