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Leaders of Agudath Israel, board members of Yeshiva Darchei Torah, representatives of local yeshivas, and community activists from Far Rockaway and the Five Towns met with state Senate Majority … more
The confirmation of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education was applauded on Tuesday by the Orthodox Union and Agudath Israel of America. The OU said it believes DeVos will help … more
America’s three leading Orthodox organizations issued statements regarding President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Agudath Israel issued this statement: “The immense … more
Add sweeping school reforms — and with them, funding for private schools that Orthodox groups embrace and secular Jewish groups fear — to the campaign promises that Donald Trump plans to fulfill. … more
Included in the New York State budget for the coming fiscal year, finalized on Friday in Albany, were allocations of $72.5 million in additional funding for nonpublic schools across the … more
The New York State 2016 legislative session has barely begun, yet the Senate has already passed a bill of major importance for the nonpublic school community: the Education Investment Incentives Act. … more
The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America is calling on Congress to pass the Every Student Succeeds Act when it comes to the floor of the House of Representatives this week. This … more
Leading rabbis in Agudath Israel of America moved Monday to further distance what has been referred to as Open Orthodoxy from normative Orthodox Judaism. The Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah of America … more
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
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