“If your seventh-grade [child] won’t get the HPV shot to prevent her from getting an STD, she will not be allowed to have a Bais Yaakov education.”
The Child Victims Act, versions of which have been proposed for decades, would increase the time limit for child sexual abuse victims to sue abusers.
Agudath Israel, along with the Catholic Church, lobbies against a bill that would provide more legal tools to child sexual abuse survivors. Why?
The cover of an Orthodox newspaper in Brooklyn ran the headline in inch-high red letters: “ATTACK ON OUR YESHIVAS!”
The move against Union Federation of Teachers employees raised questions about yeshiva education standards.
Jews aren’t allowed to charge interest to each other, or take out loans or mortgages from companies like Quicken that are owned by Jews.
American ultra-Orthodox leaders says Israelis shouldn’t listen to liberal Jews’ demands to allow women to pray at the Western Wall.
Why can’t the religious right understand that it is wrong to stand with child molesters and the institutions that enabled them?
Under previous rules, relief funds could not go to synagogues and other houses of worship due to concerns about separation of church and state.
After 28 years in Washington, Abba Cohen of Agudath Israel of America is uniquely positioned to reap the fruits of his decades-long labors.