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Agudath Israel of America sent a sizeable delegation, including its vice president for federal affairs, Rabbi Abba Cohen, to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week and a similar delegation will be attending the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia next week.

(L - R): Rabbi A. D. Motzen and Rabbi Labish Becker, executive director of Agudath Israel of America

(L – R): Rabbi A. D. Motzen and Rabbi Labish Becker, executive director of Agudath Israel of America

While Agudath Israel of America does not endorse candidates, the goal of attending the conventions as official guests is to develop relationships with leaders of both parties and to engage in substantive discussions about issues important to our community.

(L to R) David Malcmacher, Rabbi A. D. Motzen, RNC Platform Committee Member David Barton, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Rabbi Yitz Frank, Dr. Ari Lundner

(L to R) David Malcmacher, Rabbi A. D. Motzen, RNC Platform Committee Member David Barton, Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, Rabbi Yitz Frank, Dr. Ari Lundner