Israeli lawmakers are pressing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to lift what they call unjustified secrecy over opaque - and rising - funding for settlements on West Bank land Palestinians want for a state.
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?
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’?
FORWARD INVESTIGATION: Orthodox groups are turning internet cafes into cash by tapping a little known program called E-Rate. Who’s checking if they are really libraries?