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“Beyond our wildest dreams and expectations.” – Rabbi Nissan Gewirtzman, President, Yeshiva Consulting Services “An event like this… we are amazed and impressed at what Agudah has done and continues to do.” – Rabbi Shmuel Kutten, Assistant to the Executive Director, Torah Vodaath “Professional, and more importantly, useful!” – Yeshiva Read More

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In what some are celebrating as a victory for yeshivos, a federal judge dismissed on Wednesday a lawsuit filed by YAFFED, which attempted to overturn the Felder Amendment to Education Law Section 3204. The court threw out the case because YAFFED had no standing, meaning YAFFED could not challenge the Read More

Roger Severino, director of the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, was the guest speaker at an informative briefing presented by Chayim Aruchim, a project of Agudath Israel of America, championing every individual’s right to exercise their religious freedom even when faced with life-threatening Read More

Agudath Israel of America hails the publication of a letter sent by 28 members of the New York City Council, expressing concern about the new substantial equivalency guidelines for nonpublic schools. The letter, spearheaded by Councilman Chaim Deutsch and cosigned by a majority of his colleagues on the council, was Read More

The Agudah’s annual convention has long been the key venue for members of the Jewish community to convene together with Torah leaders and community askanim to discuss and address the critical issues facing the klal today. A direct descendent of the First Knessia Gedolah in 1923, 95 years later the Read More

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Like all communities, the Orthodox Jewish community is well served by a custom tailored, culturally sensitive network of social services to help members meet the demands of their personal, family, religious and financial needs. Agudath Israel addresses these needs through its legal and constituent services division.
This division is keenly in tune with the diverse, constantly changing needs of community members, and offers a network of services that assists contemporary Orthodox families from cradle to grave. For families across the country, Agudath Israel of America is more than an address. It is a lifeline.

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Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel Esq.

Executive Vice President,
Agudath Israel of America

Ms Chava Shulman

Department of Constituent Services,
Agudath Israel of America