Bethany Mandel is cheering New York City’s decision to investigate 39 religious schools. The young Orthodox mom explains why we should all support the move — especially after Faigy Mayer’s tragic death.
When Anna Katsnelson, a Soviet refugee, came to the States with her Jewish family in 1989, her immigrant parents heard wild tales about unhygienic yeshivas and public schools rife with sex, drugs and HIV. The solution? Send the girl to Catholic school instead.
Jewish leaders are joining a push to get New York to fund security guards at religious schools, including yeshivas. The City Council overwhelmingly backs the $50 million plan but Mayor Bill de Blasio is non-committal and police say it’s not necessary.
Yeshiva University’s board of trustees elected Moshael Straus as its chairman.
The bottom line just keeps getting uglier for cash-strapped Yeshiva University as the Modern Orthodox flagship ran a deficit of $84 million last year.
Yeshiva University announced plans to merge the faculty of its two undergraduate schools, Yeshiva College and Stern College.
The Yeshiva University board of trustees issued a statement in support of President Richard Joel after the undergraduate faculty overwhelmingly passed a no-confidence resolution against him.
As a young dad in the Skverer sect, Shulem Deen took the one job open to him: teacher. He was shocked to find that punishment was the bedrock of education at the New Square Yeshiva.
A lawsuit in Canada offers a blueprint to reforming the substandard education provided in Hasidic communities. It holds the government accountable for allowing the outrage.