from the nys doh website
Q1: What is a religious exemption?
A1: A religious exemption is a written and signed statement from the parent, parents or
guardian of such child, stating that the parent, parents or guardian objects to their child’s
immunization because of sincere and genuine religious beliefs which prohibit the
immunization of their child. The principal or person in charge of the school may require
supporting documents. The school decides whether to accept or reject the request for a
Rabbi Dovid Lichtenstein’s “Headlines” podcast deals with this issue this week.
Sadly, there was one Rav he had on who is convinced that the pharmaceutical companies have bought off every doctor, every medical journal, every member of the CDC, every member of Congress, etc. Any evidence you showed him was tainted in his eyes and there was literally nothing that he would accept.
This Rav also was also convinced that 9/11 was not conducted by 19 terrorists with box cutters taking over airplanes.