Universal School Nutrition Is In State Budget Negotiations, Contact Your Legislator Today

As a result of the advocacy of Agudath Israel and the Healthy School Meals for All coalition, the New York State Assembly and Senate have included Universal School Nutrition funding in their budgets. This means that the state and Federal government would cover the cost of all students participating in the breakfast and lunch programs, not just students from low-income families.

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HatzalahThon #4, It’s Time To Save Lives

For the fourth time since its inception, the HatzalahThon is coming back for a week of support to our local heroes. Fifty Four Hatzalah branches from across the globe will be joining together to fundraise a joint $18 Million from April 22nd to May 9th, Rosh Chodesh Iyar – Yud Ches Iyar.

Albany Supreme Court Strikes Down Key Part of Substantial Equivalency Regulations

The Albany Supreme Court ruled Thursday afternoon that important parts of the recently enacted substantial equivalency regulations exceeded the State Education Department’s authority. Judge Christine Ryba therefore struck from the regulations the provisions that imposed penalties on parents and yeshivas if SED determined that the school was not substantially equivalent.

JLI: The Evolution of Jewish Law

A thorough tour into the world of Jewish law. From the Torah all the way to the Talmud, including all of the digests, codes, commentaries, and responsa, hear about how texts on Jewish law evolved from discussions and debates into a practical guide for Jewish life.

JLI: Top Relationship Myths Debunked

Miriam Lipskier, Co-founder and Director of the Chabad Student Center at Emory University is passionate about inspiring happy, functional relationships. Hear her address some of the core themes, challenges, and ideas when it comes to meeting and choosing one’s partner.

Terror Victim’s Bridal Gown Is a Bridal Canopy for Thousands

On a recent evening in Jerusalem, Elianna Rosenstein and Itamar Kutai were wed under a deeply symbolic chuppah embellished with embroidered gold Hebrew letters and flowers encircling a picture of the Holy City. They are the most recent of the several thousand couples to be wed under that particular chuppah—sewn from the wedding dress of Nava Applebaum, a young bride-to-be who was murdered 20 years ago in a terrorist attack the night before her wedding.