All posts in "religious vaccine exemptions"

Government control of Jewish Education

By fortorah / August 28, 2019

Agudath Israel agudathisrael.org/rabbi-abba-cohen 42 Broadway 14th Floor New York, NY 10004 August 26, 2019,/ Tammuz – Av, 5779 Dear Rabbi Abba Cohen: With great sadness, I am writing to you about the current situation with the government control of Jewish Education and religious education in general.  I foresaw this situation right after New York State […]


Rav Kanievsky’s ruling on unvaccinated children in yeshiva

By fortorah / January 4, 2019

In the spring of 2012, Rabbi Kanarek from Beis Rivka Rochel in Lakewood asked Dr Shanick to write down his reasons why schools should refuse unvaccinated children; they also asked one of the non-vaccinating parents to write down his justifications, and they sent both documents to Rav Eliezer Dunner of Bnei Brak who presented them […]


NYC is blatantly violating religious vaccine exemptions

By fortorah / December 17, 2018

An Open Letter to Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zweibel, on religious vaccine exemptions. Executive Vice President of Agudath Israel of America Chanukah-2018 Celebrating the Miraculous Victory of the Maccabees against Overwhelming Odds I was deeply impressed by your speech at the recent Aguda Convention, in which you warned the Jewish Community that there are “Fires Burning” […]