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Agudath Israel emphasizes outreach to non-Orthodox

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/philanthropy/article/agudath_israel_emphasizes_outreach_to_nonorthodox_20071207

Is it permissible for an Orthodox family to play host to a Jewish couple if they don't observe laws mandating sexual abstinence in the period surrounding menstruation? That was among the questions posed to two leading rabbinic authorities in late November at the 85th national convention of Agudath Israel of America, the main umbrella body for ultra-Orthodox, or haredi, Jewry. The answer: It is, if the room has two beds.

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