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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

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. […]

Agudath Israel Commends Senator Schumer for Proposal to Significantly Boost Federal Security Funding

December 31st, 2019|

Agudath Israel of America applauds Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for his call to significantly boost security funding in the federal budget. At a press conference held yesterday at his New York office, which was attended by Agudath Israel’s […]

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