French authorities allocated approximately half a million dollars toward the preservation of what is believed to be Europe’s oldest known Jewish building.
Hasidic yeshivas have promised New York City that they will provide more secular education to their young students, but neither the city nor the yeshivas will say exactly how the schools’ curricula will change.
The Israel Defense Forces has revoked exemptions to some 4,000 men who claimed they were yeshiva students.
(JTA) — A senior adviser to Sen. Ted Cruz who met with a committee in search of Yeshiva University’s next president is not a candidate for the position, according to a statement from the school. Earlier this week, JTA reported that Nick Muzin had been considered for the post, now held by Richard Joel. Muzin met multiple…
As Yeshiva University continues its search for a new president with an emphasis on financial sustainability, JTA has learned the name of at least one candidate: the deputy chief of staff for Sen. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign this year.
The advocacy group Yaffed is gathering its own proof in the hope of pushing the NYC Department of Education to ramp up its probe into inadequate secular education at yeshivas.
The Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s premier yeshiva is seeking to assure parents that no sexual or physical abuse is taking place within its walls following a detailed report on allegations of such abuse in the past.
EXCLUSIVE: Yeshiva gave away almost $500 million to Montefiore hospital in a deal to shed money-losing Albert Einstein medical school. Why did the financially troubled university agree to such lopsided financial terms?
City-funded sentries will soon be guarding yeshivas in New York’s five boroughs. The first-in-the-nation move is a major victory for Orthodox advocates after a year of tough political defeats.
Sometimes in life, if you don’t get a barrel of gold, you should be satisfied with a salted herring. During his ill-fated time in Yeshiva, Michael Orbach learned the meaning of that proverb — the hard way.