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us: Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Iḥud ha-Ḳehilot ha-Ḥarediyot ba-Ameriḳah
    • us: O.U. (Orthodox Union (U.S.))
    • us: Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
    • us: Orthodox Union (U.S.)
    • us: OU (Orthodox Union (U.S.))
    • us: U.O.J.C.A.
    • us: Union of Orthodox Congregations of America
    • us: Union of Orthodox Congregations (U.S.)
    • us: UOJCA
  • Additional Information

    • Related Terms

      • us: Council of Orthodox Jewish Congregations (Baltimore, Md.)
    • Sources

      • found: Its Reports, etc. of the ... convention, 1913.
      • found: OCLC 7139305: Orthodox Jewish life (hdg.: Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America; usage: Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America)
      • found: Jewish life (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America : 1975). Jewish life, fall, winter 1977-78: t.p. (Union of Orthodox Congregations of America) p. 1 (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America)
      • found: American Jewish yrbk. 1939 (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America; Union of Orthodox Congregations)
      • found: Leavitt, M. The JDC story, 1953 (Union of Orthodox Congregations)
      • found: Encyc. Judaica., 1971 (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America; U.O.J.C.A.)
      • found: Info from City Univ. of New York, 5 Nov. 1997 (Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America remains the official name of this body, but Orthodox Union appears on some publications in addition to its abbreviation, OU)
      • found: Mesorah, Oct. 1989: t.p. (Iḥud ha-Ḳehilot ha-Ḥarediyot ba-Ameriḳah) added t.p. (Union Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America)
      • found: NUCMC data from Jewish Museum of Maryland for Council of Orthodox Jewish Congregations (Baltimore, Md.). Collection, 1958-1996 (The Council of Orthodox Jewish Congregations was conceived in 1947 and incorporated in June 1959 and is affiliated with the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America)
      • found: Information from 678 converted Dec. 15, 2014 (estab. 1898)
    • Change Notes

      • 1980-08-25: new
      • 2014-12-15: revised
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