Moments after the staff members left the room to call security and building maintenance about the noises the roof came crashing down.
Dozens of Jewish schools in the borough will be installing the doors to keep out attackers, according to the Israel-based manufacturer.
Having the right to walk out was complicated for CESJDS students. It took weeks of dedication and perseverance from a select group of students.
French police have arrested a young man suspected of making death threats against staff of a Jewish school in Toulouse.
A Belgian court ordered a Jewish school for girls to admit two boys or face heavy fines.
Four Jewish schools in New York City will receive part of an $18 million settlement after the state Attorney General’s office found that a food contractor overcharged clients for seven years.
FALL EDUCATION: Picking a nursery school is a big step for any parent. Choosing between Jewish and non-Jewish preschools makes the decision even more complicated.
Political discourse in France has taken a violent and ugly turn. Now that the Toulouse suspect turns out to be an Al Qaeda adherent, the rhetoric will get only uglier.
For some Jewish day schools, there is no teaching Yiddishkeit without Yiddish. Buoyed by the Yiddish renaissance of the past two decades, which has produced an increased interest in university Yiddish programs, a renewed interest in Yiddish theater and even the advent of Yiddish heavy metal bands, these schools have held steadfast to their Yiddishist roots and missions.