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State of Florida Takes a Proactive and Unanimous Stand Against Anti-Semitism
Parshas Acharei Mos 5779- Rabbi Labish Becker
Statement of Agudath Israel of Maryland Upon the Election of Maryland’s New House Speaker
Pirchei Weekly For Parshas Acharei-Mos

Rashi: Questions of the week 1. Why does the Torah state explicitly that Aharon performed the Avodah of Yom Kippur exactly as הקב״ה had commanded? 2. What is Rashi‘s interpretation of the words of the Pasuk of Vachai Bahem – and you shall live by them? To receive the Pirchei Weekly straight to your Read More

Agudath Israel Convenes Dialogue Between NYC DOE and Special Ed Yeshiva Administrators
Pirchei Weekly For Parshas Behar

Rashi: Questions of the week from previous editions 1. How does the Shofar blowing on Yom Kippur of Yovel differ from the Shofar blowing on Rosh Hashanah of any year? 2. Why did the Levi’im have more lenient rules regarding the sale of their property? 3. What is the comparison between earned Read More

Null and Void

Null and Void

Apr 18, 2019

“Null and void.” With those words, Judge Christina Ryba of New York’s Supreme Court struck down the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) onerous guidelines for nonpublic schools. To read our statement and to read the full decision see here. In advance of the holiday of Pesach, three of my Agudah colleagues, Rabbis Read More

WATCH: Pesach 5779- Rabbi Labish Becker
Agudath Israel Hails Court Ruling Nullifying NYS “Substantial Equivalency” Guidelines
Federal Nonprofit Security Grant Program application is now online

On Friday, April 12, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security posted its FY 2019 Nonprofit Security Grant Program (NSGP) Notice of Funding Opportunity. https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/178521   Agudath Israel has spent more than a decade working with the Jewish Federations of North America and other Jewish groups at the forefront of creating and maintaining the Read More