“Since ancient times, peoples around the world have symbolically vested the perceived wrongdoings of their community onto ‘scapegoats.’”
“The blowing of the shofar should not be changed in any way.”
“The last thing we want to do is have a religious ceremony that winds up getting more people infected.”
“Attendees should be limited to those halachically required to daven,” according to Agudath Israel. That would bar women and children.
City Hall staff said that when the city did issue a report, “it will be gentle and will cite progress (assuming progress continues.)”
“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.