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.”
The guide says that vaccines can contain blood and organs from unkosher animals like pigs, horses, dogs and monkeys.
“We expect a bump over the next two months,” one epidemiologist said.
“As soon as I saw those names, I knew I wasn’t going to vaccinate my children.”