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Agudath Israel of America issued this statement late on Tuesday. Yesterday [Monday] a Jewish school in Brooklyn, NY was found hosting students learning in apparent violation of Governor … more
When Rabbi Moshe Hauer last week told Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top health adviser, that synagogues wouldn’t let congregants sit within 8 feet of each other once services resume, he was previewing a set of formal guidelines that the organization he helps lead, the Orthodox Union, would release just a day later. … more
On Friday, Agudath Israel of America issued this statement: We are all encouraged to see several states ease, or begin talks of easing, the long and difficult quarantine which has successfully … more
Among the most disturbing spectacles over the months since the coronavirus was unleashed on the world have been the attacks on haredi Jews in both Israel and the United States.  Some … more
Leaders of six major Orthodox organizations urged in strong terms this week that observant Jews follow the advice of health officials and observe social distancing rules designed to fight the spread … more
In a meeting Tuesday with Orthodox Jewish leaders in Borough Park, U.S. Attorney General William Barr pledged to track and prosecute hate crimes more aggressively on the federal level while also … more
Reactions to President Donald Trump’s Israeli-Palestinian peace from Jewish groups … more
Although it hasn’t yet been determined whether the brutal stabbing of a young father on his way to morning prayers in upstate Ramapo was an anti-Jewish hate crime, it was described by the … more
Yeshivas unapologetically emphasize religious and ethical instruction. A small number of such schools have been accused … more
A recently released Pew Research Center report about global restrictions on religion focuses mostly on discrimination against, and the persecution of, various religious … more
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