PHOTOS & VIDEO BELOW - Mission to Albany: Agudath Israel Advocates for Education Tax Credits and Security Funding for Yeshivos

With a vote on budgetary issues at the NY State Legislature slated for the end of the month, representatives of Agudath Israel of America together with about 50 delegates from all parts of the state converged upon Albany to advocate for increased funding for yeshivas, as well as for culturally Read More

COPE Partners with IRS VITA Program

For the third year in a row, COPE Institute of Brooklyn, renowned for its Junior Accounting and CPA track programs, has partnered with the IRS VITA – Volunteer Income Tax Assistance – program to bring federal and state income tax benefits to people with low and moderate incomes. This free tax Read More

latest updates

Below are the videos and links to all sessions of The Law of The Land is Law Harry H. Beren Dina D’malchusa Dina Series. The Agudah is planning a number of other similar webinars and events in the upcoming weeks and months. Please keep an eye out. These webinars can help Read More

David's Story

May 25, 2017

When David bought his condominium, he knew it was going to be a struggle to make the monthly payments. He also knew that there were certain tax benefits that other condominium owners in his project enjoyed, benefits that would make the monthly costs a little more manageable. He began with a Read More

Security Matters

May 25, 2017

New York: $10.5 million increase in security funding levels totaling $15 million in 2016 New Jersey: $7.5 million appropriated for security funding in 2016 Ohio: $100k grants to schools and religious institutions Illinois House passes $25 million security fund bill On Monday, the Illinois House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted to Read More

It was an impressive turnout as rabbonim and community leaders from the Five Towns and Far Rockaway gathered in Lawrence for an introductory meeting with Michael J. Dowling, president and CEO of Northwell Health which currently operates 18 hospitals in New York City, Long Island and Westchester. The event, arranged Read More

The Florida Legislature concluded the 2017 legislative session last week with some big wins for Jewish schoolchildren by expanding school choice and introducing security funding. The expansion of the tax credit scholarship program will significantly increase the funding per student to $6,354 in elementary school and $6,931 in high school. Read More

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Mission Statement

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.

Key People

Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel Esq.

Executive Vice President,
Agudath Israel of America

Ms Chava Shulman

Department of Constituent Services,
Agudath Israel of America