Agudath Israel

US Orthodox group: No loans from Jewish-owned mortgage company

US Orthodox group: No loans from Jewish-owned mortgage company

Agudath Israel of America prohibits Jews from borrowing with Quicken Loans - unless they sign 'heter iska.' Quicken open to the idea.Ben Sales, 5/2/2018, 9:04 AM
Haredim give green light to draft law

Haredim give green light to draft law

Council of Torah Sages of Agudath Israel approves draft law which will be brought for approval by Ministerial Committee for Legislation.Chaim Lev, 3/12/2018, 12:19 AM
Agudath Israel: 'Jewish Pluralism' undermines true Jewish unity

Agudath Israel: 'Jewish Pluralism' undermines true Jewish unity

'It is ironic that leaders of movements undermining true Jewish unity and continuity have been lecturing others about Jewish unity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/15/2017, 9:34 AM
Agudath Israel US joins court brief to support religious liberty

Agudath Israel US joins court brief to support religious liberty

'If the court accepts our legal position, it would establish an important precedent that would protect religious freedom for all Americans.'Mordechai Sones, 10/4/2017, 8:29 AM
Orthodox group to US Supreme Court: Don't end religious freedom

Orthodox group to US Supreme Court: Don't end religious freedom

Agudath Israel warns Supreme Court case of baker who refused to bake for gay wedding could lead to greater loss of religious freedom.Gary Willig, 9/10/2017, 8:59 PM
Agudath Israel praises grant to fund guarding religious schools

Agudath Israel praises grant to fund guarding religious schools

US Orthodox Jewish group praises NY Governor's announcement of $25 million security grant for religious schools.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/24/2017, 9:46 AM
Jewish leaders visit Capital Hill on first day of 115th Congress

Jewish leaders visit Capital Hill on first day of 115th Congress

American Jewish leaders meet Congressmen and Senators on first day of new Congress.Gary Willig, 1/6/2017, 11:47 AM
Kosher tuna added to National School Lunch Program

Kosher tuna added to National School Lunch Program

U.S. Department of Agriculture to require that canned tuna purchased for the National School Lunch Program have kosher certification.JTA, 11/17/2016, 5:46 AM
TSA honors Agudath Israel for Jewish advice

TSA honors Agudath Israel for Jewish advice

Agudath Israel of America honored as a "community partner" by the Transportation Security Administration.JTA, 9/23/2016, 5:50 AM
NYT attacks gender separation at hasidic-area pool

NYT attacks gender separation at hasidic-area pool

Separate swim periods for women pit New York Times against city’s Orthodox community.JTA, 6/5/2016, 7:31 AM
Orthodox activists to NY: Change sex abuse laws

Orthodox activists to NY: Change sex abuse laws

Activists and victims to lobby New York's state capital demanding statute of limitations be lifted for child sex abuse.Debra Nussbaum-Cohen, 5/2/2016, 10:05 PM
Rabbi helps TSA understand Jewish needs

Rabbi helps TSA understand Jewish needs

Agudath Israel Rabbi receives thanks from US travel administration for making travel for Jewish passengers smoother and with less hassles.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/12/2016, 9:46 AM
Videos Show Kaparot Ritual - From Chicken's POV

Videos Show Kaparot Ritual - From Chicken's POV

The Agriculture Ministry is urging Israelis to stop using live chickens when performing the ritual of kaparot this year.Moshe Cohen, 9/10/2015, 1:12 PM
US Haredi Leaders Worried Over Israel Tension

US Haredi Leaders Worried Over Israel Tension

Agudath Israel said to be concerned on how the tension between Netanyahu and Obama will affect US Jewish community.Moshe Cohen, 3/26/2015, 2:28 PM