WHEREAS the Rabbinical Assembly is on record supporting equal funding for all forms of denominational education in Ontario; and
WHEREAS the government of Ontario has indicated in its prospective budget the intention to phase in a refundable tax credit for each child attending independent schools; and
WHEREAS this initiative is an important step forward toward our previous resolution that all religious groups be treated equally with Roman Catholics for provincial educational support.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Rabbinical Assembly reaffirm its previous resolution regarding equality of governmental support for denominational education in Ontario; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Rabbinical Assembly call upon the government of Ontario to remain firm in providing equal tax credits for students of all religious denominations.
Passed by the Rabbinical Assembly Plenum, June, 2001