“I wasn’t the only one he fooled. But I’m the only one they’re gonna pin now, because SAR needs to cleanse its soul.”
“To find out this happened, that it happened almost in front of me, is startling,” the teacher said.
“It’s just the facts,” a former student said. “He was there. It’s not a question.”
“It was the most terrifying event in my life, period,” recalled one victim.
Jewish high schoolers are often told that social justice advocacy has no place for Jews; does the latest Farrakhan controversy prove them right?
Salanter Akiba Riverdale Academy in the Bronx, known as SAR, informed its community of the investigation in an email Tuesday night.
A Facebook post has uncovered a 5-year-old sexual misconduct scandal at a prestigious Modern Orthodox high school in New York.
More women are seeking an equal role in Jewish ritual by making and tying tzitzit. A Princeton University student has formed a group to lead the push into this once-male realm.
Orthodox Judaism has — and continues to have — different rituals for men and women. The debate over girls using tefillin shows the divisions are starting to break down — at least a bit.
Ramaz, a Modern Orthodox school in Manhattan, has joined SAR in agreeing to allow girls to pray with tefillin, although the school’s principal…