“I am extremely upset because I did not send my child to a New York City public school to pray for Hamas operatives.”
Christmas break can feel excruciatingly long if you are a teenager with time off from school, but do not actually celebrate Christmas.
New York City has added two Muslim holidays to the public school calendar. Sigal Samuel explains why the move is good for children — and why Jews should cheer it.
From North Carolina to Chicago, grassroots activists are fighting to keep schools open and to prevent teachers from being fired. And Jews are in the forefront.
As more Jewish schools shut their doors, families face wrenching decisions about what comes next for their chilldren. They are dilemmas shaped by both belief and economic class.
Wearing a T-shirt with an offensive message to school can be considered harassment. Jewish groups are split on how to draw the line between free speech and bullying.