Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America Expresses Thanks to Nikki Haley for Her Service as U.S. Ambassador to United Nations

The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, expressed its sincere gratitude to H.E. Nikki Haley for her outstanding service to the United States and the world through her service as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations.

The Orthodox Union particularly notes Amb. Haley’s staunch support for the State of Israel.

Soon after becoming ambassador, Ms. Haley made clear that she would be a strong supporter of Israel, taking on its many longtime foes in the United Nations. She was also vocal about the ill treatment she witnessed against Israel at the U.N., stating recently: “When I saw literally how abusive all of those countries were being to Israel…I had no choice but to get up and say this is completely wrong.”

Orthodox Union President Mark (Moishe) Bane stated:

“Amb. Nikki Haley has been a tremendous public servant for this country. We will miss her willingness to stand up for what is right and speak strongly to those who use the United Nations to unfairly attack the United States and other countries.  We are confident that after an appropriate break, the U.S. will again benefit from Amb. Haley’s principled leadership.”

Orthodox Union Executive Director for Public Policy Nathan Diament stated:

“We are very grateful for Amb. Haley’s outstanding service to the United States of America and its allies, especially Israel. Amb. Haley had the courage and good sense to refuse to accept longstanding bias against Israel at the United Nations. Through her decisive actions, she taught the UN and the world right from wrong.”

The Orthodox Union Advocacy Center is the non-partisan public policy arm of the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish organization‚ representing nearly 1,000 congregations nationwide, and leads the OU’s advocacy efforts in Washington, DC, and state capitals.