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Jewish organizational streams weigh in on Texas abortion law

Representatives of multiple Jewish denominations in the United States expressed disapproval of a new law in Texas that makes it nearly impossible for a woman to receive an abortion in the state, especially after...
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Agudath Israel files suit in US Supreme Court to reopen synagogues amid heightened COVID...

Agudath Israel of America and two affiliated congregations have taken their lawsuit against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to the U.S. Supreme Court as they seek to overturn his closure of houses of worship...
A screenshot of a haredi Jewish community in Brooklyn, N.Y., protesting COVID-19 restrictions. Credit: Twitter screenshot via Jake Offenhartz.

Turmoil engulfs New York’s Jewish community amid COVID restrictions, protests and anti-Semitic incitement

Jew versus Jew attacks, protests and covert acts of anti-Semitism are just some of the alleged effects of the battle against COVID-19 and the push by New York state officials to stem the pandemic’s...
The United States District Court in the North District of New York in Albany. Source: U.S. Courts.gov

Federal judge denies request to open overnight camps in New York state

A federal judge in New York denied a request for an injunction that would have allowed overnight camps in that state to open this summer. The ruling stems from a case brought against New York Gov. Andrew...
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Agudath Israel partners with New York blood bank to boost blood-plasma donations

One of New York’s largest blood banks is partnering with the national Orthodox Jewish umbrella group Agudath Israel of America and a network of dedicated volunteers to bring potentially lifesaving blood plasma to patients...
Rabbi Yaakov Perlow, head of the Agudath Israel of America. Source: Screenshot.

Agudath Israel of America Rabbi Yaakov Perlow, 89, dies after contracting COVID-19

Rabbi Yaakov Perlow, head of the Agudath Israel of America, passed away Tuesday morning. He was 89 years old. “We are devastated and broken-hearted to report the petirah of the Novominsker Rebbe, Harav Yaakov Perlow,” said a...