All #AgudahLives episodes below —

7/21/2020- Agudah Live: Breaking News from Israel for Yeshivas, Seminaries, and Kollelim
Join us for a special session of #AGUDAHLIVE discussing the latest development regarding American students coming to learn in Eretz Yisroel. We will be joined by Rabbi Yitzchok Pindrus, Yoshev Rosh of Yahadus Hatorah and Rabbi Nechemya Malinowitz, Director of Eretz Hakodesh as they share the inside story and the real details.

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6/17/2020 – Join Rabbi Shai Markowitz and Rabbi Avi Schnall as they discuss¬†Camp. What’s Next?¬†with¬†Rabbi Yeruchim Silber, Director of NY Government Relations, Agudath Israel of America, and¬†Rabbi Shlomo Pfeiffer, Director of Camp Romimu.

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6/10/2020 – Join Rabbi Shai Markowitz and Rabbi Avi Schnall as they discuss Corona Travel: Israel, Canada, visas, passports, and borders with Rabbi A.D. Motzen, National Director of State Relations, Agudath Israel of America, and Rabbi Paysach Freedman, CEO, Chaim V’Chessed.

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6/3/2020 – Join Rabbi Shai Markowitz and Rabbi Avi Schnall as they discuss¬†Camp, Camp, and Camp – What’s Going On?¬†with¬†Rabbi Eliezer Feuer, Learning Director of Camp Agudah, and¬†Rabbi Dovid Becker, LCSW, Director of Camp Yachad. Please see below for more details.

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5/27/2020- Agudah Live! continues tonight at 8:30 pm EDT on the topic of Innovative and Expanding Torah Initiatives. Join Rabbi Avi Schnall and Rabbi Shai Markowitz, for a fascinating and informative discussion with Rabbi Labish Becker, executive director of Agudath Israel of America, and Rabbi Ari Schonfeld, maggid shiur of Night Seder America.
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5/20/2020- Rabbi Shai Markowitz and Rabbi Avi Schnall spoke with Rabbi Ariel Sadwin, executive director of Agudath Israel of Maryland, and Rabbi Yehudah Kazsirer, director of Lev Rochel Bikur Cholim of Lakewood, about COVID Medical Initiatives and Plasma Testing.
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5/13/2020 Wednesday night Rabbi Shai Markowitz and Rabbi Avi Schnall spoke with Rabbi Shlomo Soroka, director of government affairs for Agudath Israel of Illinois, and Rabbi Avi Greenstein, executive director of the BPJCC, about Klal Yisroel’s response to COVID-19.
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Substantial Equivalency: We’ve heard so much about it, and then we heard that maybe it isn’t a problem anymore. Is that true? Watch this #AgudahLive session, where Rabbi Shai Markowitz and Rabbi Avi Schnall interview Mr. Richard Altabe, Lower Division Principal of Hebrew Academy of Long Beach (HALB).

Spoiler alert: ‚ÄúThese are very dangerous times for all Yeshivos in the State of New York, regardless of whether they‚Äôre Chassidish Yeshivos, Litvish Yeshivos, Modern Yeshivos, and even Yeshivos representing non-Frum populations.‚ÄĚ
Watch the full video to hear Mr. Altabe’s perspective, in a perceptive interview from Rabbis Markowitz and Schnall, and you’ll have a better idea of what is really going on in the State of New York.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Agudath Israel Exec VP R Chaim Dovid Zwiebel joined R Avi Schnall and R Shai Markowitz for #AgudahLive to discuss the far reaching impact of the NYSED Guidelines for Yeshivos and nonpublic schools.

Agudah Live @ The Agudah Convention – Motzei Shabbos, Pre Keynote

Agudah Live @ The Agudah Convention – Thursday night, Post Keynote

Agudah Live @ The Agudah Convention – Thursday afternoon, Pre Keynote

Back at Camp Agudah #RuachCountry for another episode of Agudah Live.

 

Join us tonight as we LIVESTREAM from Camp Agudah to hear and see the latest sights and sounds from #RuachCountry… interviews with campers and staff + live singing of winning (and losing) Alma Mater from Color War 2017.

Tune in to find out why Ruach Country is Like No Other Place On Earth!

Watch us LIVE Thursday Night 7:50-9:00 #AgudahLive

As 100’s of parents send their kids off to camp across the country we took #AgudahLive to the bus stop for Ruach Country and had a chance to talk with a few campers and parents for the latest episode of #AgudahLive

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Technology influences nearly every facet of our lives and children today are placed in a digital playground, often without instructions and supervision.

The Digital Citizenship Project was designed to empower parents, teachers and students to maximize the benefits of technology by understanding and avoiding its inherent dangers.

For the most recent episode of #AgudahLive we sat down with¬†Dr Eli Shapiro to hear his “Parent Strategies” on “what we can do now” to help build stronger and more meaningful¬†relationships in our family despite the digital playground that we are in.

You can watch Dr. Eli Shapiro’s presentation at the 2017 Agudah Convention here
For more information and detailed articles from The Digital Citizenship Project click here

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With less than a week to the 2017 legislative session, Agudath Israel is thrilled to share several significant successes in our advocacy for Yeshivos.

For the most recent episode of #AgudahLive we sat down with Rabbi Yeruchim Silber to discuss the impact these successes have on tuition paying parents.

Building on 70 years of Advocacy & Billions of Dollars to Our Yeshivos.
Below you will find the “Agudah 2017 Advocacy Scorecard” with a detailed description of the most significant wins from this year’s NYS Advocacy for Yeshivos.

Download (PDF, 5.03MB)

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A CNN program depicted Israeli¬†chareidim¬†as a threat to the country, as potentially doing to Israel what the¬†mullahs¬†did to Iran.¬† A New Jersey blog and radio station falsely asserted that 1,200 Orthodox Jews had signed a petition opposing the mall, on the grounds, among other things, that it might include stores owned ‚Äúby goyim.‚ÄĚ

For the most recent episode of #AgudahLive we sat down with Rabbi Avi Shafran to receive some advice and understanding on this issue.

Additional articles from Rabbi Avi Shafran discussing this issue:

Open Season on the Orthodox
The Jews’ Jews
Black Hats Don’t Always Mean Bad Guys
Seeding the Right Cloud

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Recently, Agudath Israel of America filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in New Jersey against the Township of Jackson, New Jersey, challenging new Jackson zoning regulations, asserting that they are intended to prevent Orthodox Jews from opening schools or dormitories in Jackson. The suit alleges… READ MORE HERE

For the¬†most recent episode of #AgudahLive¬†we sat down with Rabbi Zwiebel and asked him some candid and pointed questions on the the lawsuit and a Jew’s place in galus.

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Agudah Live in Washington DC featuring Rephael Zucker, Chairman, New Jersey Board of Directors, Member, National Board of Trustees [Click here if you are unable to view this video.]

Agudah Live in Washington DC featuring Leon Goldenberg, Host, Community Matters, Member, National Board of Trustees [Click here if you are unable to view this video.]

Agudah Live in Washington DC featuring Reuven Stein, Tennessee State Representative [Click here if you are unable to view this video.]

Agudah Live in Washington DC featuring Nechemiah Hoch, Board Member, Lefkowitz Leadership Initiative  [Click here if you are unable to view this video.]

Join us for a special [Shushan] Purim Edition of Agudah Live featuring Eliyahu Metz of Far Rockaway [Click Here if you are unable to view this video.]

Informative interview with Rabbi Yaakov Bender to discuss and elaborate on his recent article that has touched on a sensitive topic. Some practical ideas for the Reb Yisroels and feedback. [Click Here if you are unable to view this video.]

Appointment of Rabbi Yeruchim Silber as Director of NY Government Relations [Click Here if you are unable to view this video.]

Rabbi Shimon Newmark of Camp Agudah [Click Here if you are unable to view this video.]

Latest announcement from The Agudah hosted by Rabbi Avi Schnall and Rabbi Shai Markowitz (not to be confused) with special guest Reb Shia Markowitz [Click Here if you are unable to view this video.]

Special Inaguration Interview with Rabbi Zwiebel [Click Here if you are unable to view this video.]

Convention 2016 #AgudahLive Motzei Shabbos 2 [Click Here if you are unable to view this video.]

Convention 2016 #AgudahLive Motzei Shabbos 1 [Click Here if you are unable to view this video.]

Convention 2016 #AgudahLive Thursday Night [Click Here if you are unable to view this video.]