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Chicago’s Mayor Visits the Orthodox Jewish Community

Chicago’s new mayor, Lori E. Lightfoot, walked the streets of West Rogers Park neighborhood over Shabbos in a visit coordinated by Agudath Israel of Illinois (AIOI). The mayor engaged hundreds of Orthodox Jewish families on a nearly mile-long tour of the neighborhood led by Rabbi Shlomo Soroka, AIOI’s director of Read More

Worldwide Live Broadcast of Daf Yomi’s Siyum on Bechoros

Wednesday, ט”ז סיון, June 19, at 7:30PM ET Agudas Yisroel’s Daf Yomi Commission is delighted to present the worldwide live broadcast of the Daf Yomi’s siyum on Bechoros.  This event is hosted by Congregation Magen David in Surfside, Florida, and the featured speaker will be Rabbi Ephraim Eliyahu Shapiro. The Read More

Our Children’s Shidduchim, Our Responsibility: Agudah’s Inaugural Compass Event Tackles Shidduchim
IRS SALT Notice: A Significant Step in the Right Direction

Agudath Israel of America welcomes the notice that accompanied final regulations issued Tuesday by the US Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Tuesday’s notice ensures that in limited situations, certain taxpayers contributing to scholarship tax credit programs will not be penalized for their donation. This is Read More

Agudath Israel: The $25 Million Mistake and How It Was Fixed

Mistakes happen. Most mistakes, though, don’t cost $25 million. This one (almost) did. A misread of the Smart School Bond Act (SSBA) caused millions of dollars in lost technology equipment to New York yeshiva students. Fortunately, Agudath Israel of America and its partners, in the culmination of nearly four years Read More

NYS Eliminates Religious Exemption for Vaccinations: Agudath Israel Statement
Pirchei Weekly For Parshas Naso

Rashi: Questions of the week 1. Which animals from the Korbanos brought by the Nesi’m allude to the Avos HaKedoshim? 2. Which animals from the Korbanos brought by the Nesi’m have a connection to Shavuos? What is the connection? To receive the Pirchei Weekly straight to your inbox send a blank Read More

Required Reading

Required Reading

Jun 07, 2019

While the mention of the word immigration in Washington is usually related to building walls and DREAMers, recent changes in US policy have many other ramifications within the Orthodox community. Agudath Israel frequently receives calls from individuals and institutions about a host of immigration issues, including visa requirements for religious Read More