WATCH: Ashes to Renewal

Yesterday I joined several Agudah colleagues at the U.S. Department of Education’s National Private School Leadership Conference hosted by the Office of Non Public Education. Agudath Israel was honored with the “Association Spotlight” slot in the packed schedule, which was an opportunity to share the story of our organization and Read More

Ohio Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission Testimony

On Friday, September 14th, Agudath Israel’s Ohio director Rabbi Yitz Frank provided invited testimony to the Ohio Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on the topic of school funding and civil rights. While the testimony was focused on Ohio’s school funding system, Rabbi Frank made the argument Read More

Agudath Israel Advocacy Continues to Ease Way for Arba Minim 2018/5779

As in past years, Agudath Israel of America’s Washington Office has worked closely with agencies of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to help avoid potential problems for travelers carrying arba minim. Both the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have notified their respective field personnel about the upcoming Sukkos Read More

VIDEO: Ashes to Renewal: Agudath Israel and the Growth of Jewish Education in America
VIDEO: Sukkos Message from Camp Agudah
AUDIO: Aseres Yimei Teshuva Teleconference Series – All Previous Recordings

Scroll down for previous years shiurim. [To download any session right click on the title and “Save Link As…”] 5779 Wednesday 3 Tishrei/September 12 Rabbi Shmuel Kamenetsky- English Rabbi Shaul Yehuda Prizant- Yiddish Rabbi Aryeh Zev Ginsberg- English Rabbi Gerson Neumann- Yiddish Rabbi Moshe Scheinerman- English Rabbi Avrohom Schorr- Yiddish Rabbi Moshe Read More

Agudath Israel Congratulates Winners of New York Primaries

Agudath Israel of America congratulates all the winners in last night’s New York primaries. We salute as well all who competed as win or lose each candidate is playing an important role in the democratic process. We are fortunate to live in a thriving democracy where at least one day a Read More

WATCH: Parshas Vayeilech 5779- Rabbi Labish Becker
Dignity to Respond Positively

“Sorry, I have a call with the president of the United States at that time!” I’ve always wanted to use that excuse and yesterday I was finally able to do so. Although there were hundreds of others rabbis and Jewish leaders on the conference call, including many of my Agudath Read More

Councilman Espinal Visits Agudath Israel National Headquarters

This week Agudath Israel was proud to welcome New York City Councilman Rafael Espinal (D- Brooklyn) to the national headquarters. Councilman Espinal has been the driving force behind the City Council Ellie Wiesel Holocaust Survivors Initiative which over the last four years has distributed nearly $10 million to various organizations Read More