Stanley S. Rosenfeld, a Jewish educator who worked primarily in New York City and Rhode Island, admits sexually abusing “hundreds” of children.
Joel Doerfler said he taught a Riverdale Country School Israeli-Palestinian class with “honesty and scrupulous regard for both fairness and justice.”
Parents said other teachers also taught misleading information, including claiming that “in Israel, only Jews are permitted to vote.”
A kosher restaurateur claimed in a lawsuit that local rabbis are forcing him out of the kosher community because his wife isn’t Jewish.
The parents of New York State’s Assistant Attorney General Jenny Michael were attacked with anti-Semitic vandalism.
Time to borrow your roommate/best friend/significant other/random work colleague’s Netflix password.
Beloved comic book characters Archie, Betty and Veronica are staging a comeback—just not quite in the way John L. Goldwater, the Jewish creator of the “Archie and Pals” series, may have intended.
The Riverdale Jewish Center’s Rabbi Jonathan Rosenblatt, who has been under fire for having sauna chats with boys from the synagogue, reportedly has resigned from his position at the synagogue.
In 1996, Asher Abramovitz, the longtime principal of Kinneret Day School, a non-denominational community school in Riverdale, New York, received an unusual proposition: Aaron Frank, the 27 year-old assistant rabbi of a local Orthodox synagogue, offered to meet weekly with the school’s mostly non-observant eighth graders to chat about Jewish ethics and philosophy, a sort of Judaism 101.
The Ethical Culture Fieldston School, an elite New York private school in the Bronx, has come under fire for failing to discuss the anti-Semitic connotations of the swastika after students in a middle-school class drew the symbol.