Agudath Israel of America Inc

New York, NY   |  www.agudah.org

Mission

IN ACCORDANCE WITH HALACHA,JEWISH RELIGIOUS LAW,TO PROMOTE AND FOSTER THE IDEALS OF ORTHODOX JUDAISM,AND DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN INTEREST IN JUDAISM'S RELIGION,CULTURE AND TRADITIONS BY THE ERECTION,SUPPORT AND MAINTENANCE OF SYNAGOGUES,CENTERS,EDUCATIONAL CLASSES,SCHOOLS,VACATION CAMPS,LIBRARIES,CONDUCT OF RELIGIOUS SERVICE,MINYANIM, AND OTHER SERVICES AND ACTIVITIES IN FURTHERANCE OF THESE OBJECTIVES, UNDER THE GOVERNANCE OF THE MOETZES GEDOLEI HATORAH,THE RABBINICAL BOARD, WHICH IS THE ULTIMATE AUTHORITY OF ALL DECISIONS.

Ruling year info

1947

Principal Officer

DAVID ZWIEBEL

Main address

42 Broadway Fl 14

New York, NY 10004

EIN

13-5604164

NTEE code info

Jewish (X30)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

OPERATE SUMMER CAMPS FOR ORTHODOX JEWISH YOUTH AND CHILDREN.AGUDATH ISRAEL'S CAMP PROGRAMS PROVIDE OVER TWO THOUSAND YOUNG PEOPLE THE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND THEIR SUMMERS IN AN ENVIRONMENT THAT BENEFITS BOTH THEIR SPIRITS AND BODIES THROUGH A WIDE RANGE OF CREATIVE ACTIVITIES WHICH INTEGRATE JEWISH STUDY,RELIGIOUS WORSHIP AND VALUES DIRECTLY INTO THE CAMP PROGRAM.AS A RESULT,THESE YOUNGSTERS REMAIN ENGAGED AND INCREASE THEIR PARTICIPATION IN RELIGIOUS LIFE AS THEY GROW INTO ADULTHOOD.

Expenses
$6,682,141
Revenue
$6,368,357

PUBLIC AFFAIRS.THE PRIMARY OBJECTIVE OF AGUDATH ISRAEL'S PUBLIC AFFAIRS ACTIVITIES IS TO ENSURE THAT THE RELIGIOUS RIGHTS OF ORTHODOX JEWS ARE PROTECTED. THIS IS ACCOMPLISHED THROUGH A MYRIAD OF ACTIVITIES INCLUDING THE ONGOING MONITORING OF THE MEDIA AS IT AFFECTS THE ORTHODOX COMMUNITY,INTERACTING WITH NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL JEWISH AND NON-JEWISH ORGANIZATIONS,PUBLICATION OF ARTICLES AND BRIEFS WHICH ADDRESS TIMELY CONCERNS,INTERACTING WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICALS ON ALL LEVELS ON ISSUES OF IMPORTANCE TO THE JEWISH COMMUNITY, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES TO ENSURE THE PROTECTION OF JEWISH SACRED CUSTOMS AND THE SAFEGUARDING OF TORAH VALUES.

Expenses
$3,920,581
Revenue
$0

TORAH PROJECTS.AGUDATH ISRAEL'S TORAH PROJECTS PROGRAMS PROVIDE TENS OF THOUSANDS IN THE BROAD JEWISH COMMUNITY, AND NUMEROUS AGUDATH ISRAEL SYNAGOGUES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY, WITH A WEALTH OF RELIGIOUS AND EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES.INCLUDED ARE LECTURES BY WELL-KNOWN TORAH PERSONALITIES, STUDY PROGRAMS IN JEWISH LAW AND CULTURE,RELIGIOUS SERVICES, FORUMS FOR STRENGTHENING TORAH VALUES AND PRACTICE IN COMMUNITY LIFE, AND GRANTS TO OTHER GROUPS AND ORGANIZATIONS WHOSE RELIGIOUS,EDUCATIONAL AND CHARITABLE PROGRAMS ARE CONSISTENT WITH THE GOALS OF THE ORGANIZATION WHICH IS PRIMARILY AND FOREMOST TO PERPETUATE JEWISH RELIGIOUS PRACTICES AND OBSERVANCE.

Expenses
$2,694,840
Revenue
$0

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