Avi Schnall


New Jersey bill to help with private school tuition via tax credits and a scholarship fund

Under the proposed legislation, donations to a state-chosen scholarship fund for private school students would get a dollar-for-dollar tax credit


Rockland Hasidic legislator Aron Wieder, a Democrat, to run for state Assembly

A Wieder win would flip the district from Republican to Democratic, and place a second Hasidic lawmaker in the Assembly

Haredi Life

Year end reflections on Shtetl’s first ten months of reporting: the top issues of 2023

With the intimate familiarity of insiders but free from the usual top-down oversight of Haredi media, we reported on everything from the Satmar rebbe's bragging about deceiving legislators to Agudah's efforts to keep the Times from winning a Pulitzer


In new campaign, Agudah links NY Times yeshiva coverage with rising antisemitism and pro-Palestine protests

The initiative, “KnowUs Take 2,” links a broad range of different themes: news coverage of yeshivas, criticism of Israel, violent assaults on Haredim, and pro-Palestine demonstrations


Roundup: Skverer rebbe to visit Poland, Shmira expands, and other Haredi news

The most notable Haredi news from the last two weeks


Director of NJ Agudah offices to run for state assembly seat

Rabbi Avi Schnall will run as a Democrat in the heavily-Republican 30th district that includes Lakewood