Every Child With Special Needs is Entitled to a Free Evaluation

U.S. Department of Education Responds Favorably to Agudath Israel Comments Mrs. Leah Steinberg, Director of Agudath Israel’s Special Education division, Project LEARN, read the document. Then she read it again. And again.  Was she missing something?   But, no: The national survey on special education completely omitted the needs of nonpublic school children with disabilities.   National Study about Special Needs  Here’s Read More

Agudah’s Annual Legislative Breakfast Celebrates Yeshiva Education

by Sandy Eller Yeshiva success stories took center stage on Sunday, September 15th at Agudath Israel of America’s annual legislative breakfast, with more than 150 community leaders, yeshiva representatives and government officials turning out for the event titled A Celebration of Yeshiva Education.  Held at Agudath Israel Bais Binyomin in Flatbush, Read More

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How Does the Agudah Impact You? State Advocacy
Yeshiva-Educated Education Professionals Reject Proposed NYSED Regulations

“As yeshiva graduates with advanced training in diverse areas of educational theory and practice, we can state with confidence that yeshivas provide students across all levels of ability with enriching educational experiences that stimulate their cognitive, intellectual, practical, social, and moral development.” This sentence, included in a lettersent today to Read More

Chayim Aruchim and the Brooklyn Community Welcome Dr. Yashar Hirshaut to Maimonides Hospital
Over 200 Rabbis to Chancellor Rosa on Proposed NYS Education Department Regulations: “Untenable and Unnecessary“

In a strongly worded letter addressed to New York State Board of Regents’ Chancellor Betty Rosa, over 200 rabbanim from around the country registered a protest to the regulations proposed by the education department. In unequivocal terms, the rabbis called the new regulations “untenable and unnecessary.” They noted the contribution to society Yeshiva graduates have made, and that Read More

Jewish Community Unites to Protect Yeshiva Independence

Watch: Jewish Community Unites to Protect Yeshiva Independence Leading rabbonim representing different groups within the frum community declare: we are all one community! Submit your comment to the NYS Education Department today! or text 646.766.1110.  Our rabbinic leaders have called upon all people who use the internet to use a Read More

A Very Special Year is Coming… Join Up Now for the 2019 – 2020 Agudah Calendar
147 Days and Counting: Historic Wave of Torah Learning Gains Momentum as Siyum Nears

By: Sandy Eller  Close to 100 leaders of the Daf Yomi community flocked to Flatbush to learn more about the Agudah’s upcoming Global Siyum Hashas of Daf Yomi taking place at MetLife Stadium on Wednesday, January 1st, 2020.  Agudah executive vice president Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel welcomed participants warmly at Agudas Yisroel Bais Binyomin, introducing Agudah chairman of the board Shlomo Werdiger who spoke about the unprecedented wave of hasmada that has Read More