Not Giving Up Yet: AJCO Takes a Big Step to Open Up NYS Overnight Camps

June 30, 2020 9:32 pm
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The AJCO, Association of Jewish Camp Operators isn’t giving up on opening overnight camps for this summer. Today the AJCO requested a temporary restraining order and preliminary injuction to ask the court to immediatley open overnight camps in New York State. They made the request in the US District Court for the Northern District of New York This comes after the filing of a legal complaint this past Thursday against Governor Andrew Cuomo. 

The legal submission includes declarations by a leading infectious disease specialist, Dr. Daniel Berman; long-time Agudah camp director and AJCO founder, Rabbi Meir Frischman; learning director at Camp Romimu, Rabbi Avrohom Schwartz; and parental plaintiffs who want their children to benefit from the experience of an Orthodox Jewish summer camp. 

AJCO is represented by a legal team from the law firm of Troutman Sanders, LLP, led by Avi Schick, Esq. 

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