“Being able to bring Holocaust survivors to the capital to testify on behalf of my bill was very emotional,” she said.
“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.”
There weren’t enough votes to advance the measure as the two-year legislative session came to a close.
Students can only be unvaccinated now if a doctor orders it.
The school, serving the Satmar hasidic community in Williamsburg, has continued to admit unvaccinated students.
New York State Is Failing Religious Institutions By Taking Sides In This Vaccination Case.
It was hosted by a coalition of pro-vaccine Orthodox Jewish groups and for women only so they would be comfortable asking questions; hundreds of
Detroit rabbis: “Every individual, family and institution must take the necessary precautions against anyone who chooses not to be vaccinated.”
The majority of Orthodox Jewish children are vaccinated, according to statistics, but a measles outbreak has still spread.
The emotionally charged piece was written under the headline, “Senseless! Heartless! Torah-less and Reckless.”