Sandy Wreaks Untold Havoc on Jewish Communities

Sandy brought never-before-seen destruction to Jewish communities across the New York area and beyond. Communal officials have only begun to assess the damage.


Yeshivas Score Huge Pell Grant Windfall

Tens of millions of dollars in annual federal Pell grants go to yeshivas, which focus primarily on Talmud study. They dominate a list of religious schools getting the most funds.


Jewish Enclave Devastated by Sandy's Wrath

Hurricane-force winds and historic flooding from superstorm Sandy have devastated the heavily Jewish Brooklyn neighborhood of Sea Gate in Coney Island.


Hasidic Brooklyn Shrugs Off Sandy

The heavily Hasidic Brooklyn neighborhood of Williamsburg escaped major damage from Sandy, suffering only minor flooding and downed trees from the superstorm.

Startup Non-Profits Get Help From Bigger Partners

Fledgling nonprofits are winning financial sponsorship from established tax-exempt partners. Proponents see a win-win situation, but critics say there’s little scrutiny.

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