Agudath Israel
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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
With significant state budget cuts looming ahead, local Agudath Israel leaders met with State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) to discuss how the cuts will affect the Orthodox community. “Skelos is one of the top three individuals making the decision on the budget,” Rabbi Yonah Feinstein said. “Our concern is the yeshivas and community organizations and these are all constitutionally approved services.” Rabbi Feinstein of Agudat Israel organized a March 6 community breakfast for Skelos. more
Part three in a series on the financing of yeshiva and day school tuition By Malka Eisenberg On the streets, at stores and in offices across the community, parents and grandparents discuss the … more
With most people getting a day off work for secular New Year’s day on Friday, Far Rockaway’s White Shul is silver-plating an opportunity to put some of that time to good use. A Yom … 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
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
By The Jewish Star staff Issue of August 21, 2009 / 1 Elul 5769 The Orthodox Union and Agudath Israel have submitted a ‘friend of the court’ brief to the New York State Appellate Division … 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
In its purest form, the human spirit of inquiry is a holy thing. According to the renowned 12th century Jewish thinker Maimonides, … 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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