A federal offiicial has proposed sweeping reforms to E-Rate, a $2 billion technology subsidy that has been heavily exploited by Orthodox Jews.
The Orthodox town of Lakewood is far from New Jersey’s biggest or poorest locality. So how did it snag more money from a federal computer subsidy than Newark or Jersey City?
THIS WEEK: Staffers look at the Jewish communal response to sex trafficking; why one Orthodox town is getting huge internet subsidies and six word memoirs about your mom.
FORWARD EDITORIAL: Why is E-Rate, a $2.5 billion federal subsidy program, run in such a slipshod manner that a glorified storage room in Brooklyn qualifies as a ‘library’?
THIS WEEK: Some mohels resist circumcision rules. Who’s cleaning up on dubious libraries? Plea to save the New York bagel.