A Montreal Hasidic school is on a collision course with the government over its failure to teach basic subjects. Will a plan requiring them to learn subjects like science and history at home make any difference?4
Award-winning photographer Brian Hendler, who served for many years as JTA’s staff photographer in Israel, has died.
Shaken by the abrupt collapse of one of New York’s largest social service agencies, a consortium of not-for-profit groups is warning that others may also be in jeopardy if government doesn’t radically reform the way it works with outside groups.
Rabbi Gershom Sizomu hopes to use his office to show that Jews exist in the east African country. He talks to the Forward about possible conflicts between his religious values and Uganda’s record of human rights violations.8
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