Interest Conflict: Jewish members of the majority on the East Ramapo school board have presided over deep cuts in public schools, as most children in their community attend private yeshivahs.

How Orthodox Are Blocking East Ramapo School Reform Measure

A controversial bill to appoint a monitor for an Orthodox-dominated upstate New York school board has drawn intense backlash. Has an unusual coalition succeeded in killing the measure?

We Do: Rabbi Marc Schneier poses for wedding photos with his fifth wife, Gitty Leiner (left).

Marc Schneier Lashes Out at Rabbinic Group for 'Betraying' Him

Rabbi Marc Schneier says the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of America reneged on a deal to dismiss charges against him if he apologized for an extramarital affair. Was the prominent rabbi ‘set up’ — or is he trying to explain away scandalous behavior?

'What it means to be Jewish in Philadelphia' is now decided in Baltimore.

What's Behind the Mass Layoffs at the Philadelphia Jewish Exponent?

The abrupt layoff of all editorial staffers at Philadelphia’s Jewish Exponent, the second-oldest Jewish newspaper in America, has highlighted the dire situation of local Jewish publications struggling to stay afloat.

Orange CEO Set to Arrive in Israel

Orange telecom CEO Stephane Richard was set to arrive in Israel to “clarify the misunderstanding” over his recent remarks about Israel.

Who's Investigating Rabbis Who Cross the Line?

Barry Freundel, Michael Broyde, Jonathan Rosenblatt, Barry Starr. Who is supposed to watch over rabbis when they cross ethical or criminal lines — and are they doing their job properly?