Agudath Israel
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Last year, Agudath Israel’s Constituent Services department received phone calls from college students whose professors had threatened that they must attend classes on Rosh Hashana or risk … more
During a intense, two-hour program, close to 100 lawyers absorbed potentially life-saving information at an Agudath Israel symposium entitled “Every Life is a Whole World,” on the … more
The New York State Education Department has announced its plans for the disbursement of the $250 million in mandated services and Comprehensive Attendance Program (CAP) reimbursement the legislature … more
Today, the leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America issued the following statement: “In response to the decisions announced today by the United States Supreme Court … more
The National Council of Young Israel, the Orthodox Union and the Rabbinical Council of America on Sunday unequivocally condemned the brutal murder of Muhammad Hussein Abu Khdeir. more
Rabbi Yitzchok Frankel, rav of Agudath Israel of the Five Towns in Cedarhurst, called it “a fabulous four days.” “It’s hard to explain till you do it. It’s very exhilarating.” more
Well over one thousand people gathered at the New York Hilton this past Sunday for Agudath Israel of America’s annual dinner. Featuring a long list of speakers and presentations, the Dinner paid tribute to various individuals who have made an impact on the community, as well as powerful messages from political and rabbinic leaders. more
Children should not only be vaccinated against childhood diseases, but they should also be “vaccinated” against child abuse, according to two Jewish educators, one from New York, one from Los Angeles. A hard-cover children’s book published by Artscroll, and available since January for a minimal fee as an audio downloadable book, and elementary school programs are among the attempts of educators to arm children in an emotional and psychological form of self-defense against potential predators. more
Agudath Israel gave much assistance and support in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, but in turn, was also effected by the storm: its annual convention had to be postponed and Sandy and other events even changed the convention’s theme. more
On the day preceding the passage of budget resolutions in Albany, Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos spoke at a breakfast in Lawrence sponsored by Agudath Israel of America. more
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