National Office

Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, Esq. Executive Vice President 42 Broadway, 14th Floor New York, NY 10004 212.797.9000

Washington D.C. Office

Rabbi Abba Cohen Vice President of Federal Government Affairs 202.835.0414

latest updates

Below you will find answers to the most frequently asked question that have come in to Agudah’s office in the past week: What is a “529” plan? Are there any benefits to 529 plans on a state level? Are there other potential benefits? Why are you telling me this? What 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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42 Broadway 14th Floor
New York, NY 10004
Mission Statement

Agudath Israel of America was founded in 1922 to serve as Orthodox Jewry’s umbrella organization on our continent, acting as a voice, guiding light and helping hand for our community’s material and spirit.
Over the past decades, Agudath Israel of America has proudly carried this torch with the guidance and intimate involvement of the Moetzes Gedolei Hatorah of America, a council of leading Torah sages. Agudath Israel of America is keenly attuned to the American Jewish community’s challenges and triumphs, and has helped our communities grow, thrive and advance through changing times.
Since day one, Agudath Israel of America has stayed true to its key goals, including:
· Strengthening Jewish communities
· Strengthening religious education & Torah learning for adults Jewish communities
· Government and legal advocacy
· Comprehensive community based social services
· Inspiring Jewish youth

Key People

Rabbi A.D. Motzen

National Director for State Relations, Agudath Israel of America