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Informational Agudah Workshop Helps NJ Schools Identify and Maximize Government Funding Programs
“Prejudice will not prevail”

The headline above is a quote of Agudath Israel’s New Jersey director’s reaction to the latest court decision addressing a New Jersey township which faced charges of discrimination against the Orthodox community. In finding that Toms River Township discriminated against a local Chabad house, the judge invoked several laws including Read More

Maryland 529 FAQ
The Yeshiva law – what it says, what it could have said

In an op-ed last week (“Chassidic Yeshivas Are Shirking Their Duty”), Dr. Yitzchok Levine lobs considerable artillery shells at the “yeshiva amendment” advocated by State Senator Simcha Felder and others. … Dr. Levine’s criticism was undoubtedly well-intentioned, but perhaps not fully informed on two key points. Without a full understanding of what Read More

Agudah Hails Decision Upholding Legality of Home-Based Synagogue in Toms River
AUDIO: Parshas Tazria-Metzora 5778- Rabbi Labish Becker
Be Part of the Movement: A Conversation with Agudah CEO Rabbi Shia Markowitz
A national beacon

A national beacon

Apr 13, 2018

Agudath Israel called it historic. Seth Lipsky, the founder and editor of the New York Sun, penned an op-ed in the New York Post this week calling it “a national beacon.” The issue at the center of much attention, was the budget compromise in New York State which recognized the Read More

Maryland legislative session ends with record funding and new opportunities

As Monday evening became Tuesday morning in Annapolis, the 2018 legislative session of the Maryland General Assembly came to a close. Thankfully, Agudath Israel’s efforts on behalf of Maryland’s Jewish day schools and their thousands of families saw remarkable results in the growth of funding for nonpublic school students. The $20 Read More

New N.Y. Budget Includes Historic Yeshiva Provision

The New York State 2018-19 budget, enacted on the first day of Pesach, includes a major new provision that Agudath Israel of America describes as “historic” – for, in addition to continued funding of the nonpublic schools, New York has now for the first time recognized the unique nature of Read More