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Together with its coalition partners
Agudath Israel successfully advocated for:

  • $300 million for nonpublic school students in New York State including:

    • Additional $60M in overdue reimbursements
    • Increased funding for maintaining student immunization records by 4800%
    • $35 M increase in security funding
  • Protecting Religious Freedom

    • Preserved the educational integrity of our schools
    • Opposed legalization of assisted suicide
    • Enabled Batei Dinim to function on weekends

New York State
Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul
at the 2018 Yeshiva Summit

Mission to Albany

At Governor Cuomo’s announcement
of additional security funding

Advocating for kosher food
in NYC public schools.

Latest News

Agudath Israel Applauds the Expansion of New York’s Nonprofit Security Grant Program

January 30th, 2020|

Photo: Governor Andrew Cuomo and Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel, Agudah’s Executive Vice President, at the original announcement of New York’s Nonprofit Security Grant in 2017

Agudath Israel applauds Governor Cuomo for his proposal to include in his 2021 Executive Budget the […]

Let’s Take Care of Our Kids: Agudah Applauds Efforts to Increase Funding for Nonpublic School Security

January 13th, 2020|

Children’s safety is a top priority for any community. In a time when anti-Semitism is on the rise, and after the horrific Jersey City shooting and Monsey knife attack, especially, it has become an even higher priority for Agudath Israel. […]

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