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New York’s faith community alarmed by Department of Education’s proposed ‘intrusion’ into religious schools

A principal told Fox News Digital that he worried New York’s proposed regulations could cause a slippery slope that would bring in the progressive agenda Published by Hannah Grossman in Fox News on June 28, 2022. The New York Education Department proposed regulations on private and religious schools are irking some in the faith community, such as Catholics, …

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Hundreds of Thousands Protest Department of Education Regulations of Yeshivos

Published by Matis Glenn in The Hamodia on May 30, 2022. Supporters of yeshiva education are making their voices known – at least 285,000 of them – to the New York State Department of Education, in opposition to the proposed legislation that would grant the department greater control over Jewish schools. The new guidelines, the latest …

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Commentary: State policy threatens the enduring tradition of Jewish education

Published by Elya Brudny, Yaakov Bender and Yisroel Reisman in The Times Union on May 30, 2022. Midnight on Tuesday marks the deadline to submit comments about the State Education Department’s proposed regulation of private schools. Already more than 160,000 members of the public have written to express their opposition to these regulations. Let us explain …

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Jewish Community Leads Fight Against NY’s Latest Push for Greater Private School Control

Published by Alex Newman in The Enoch Times on May 27, 2022. New York State is considering far-reaching new controls over private schools to make them “substantially equivalent” to public schools, sparking concerns among advocates of religious liberty and parental rights. Under the proposal, students at private schools the state does not approve of could, legally at …

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DEBUNKING MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT YESHIVAS AND THE FRUM COMMUNITY

Published in Anash on May 24, 2022. Over the years, a lot of misinformation has been spread regarding the frum community and its educational system. Knowing the true facts is the first step to combatting the wave of disinformation spread by bad actors. Over the years, a lot of misinformation has been spread regarding the frum …

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The War Against the Haredim

Yeshiva education and the last bastion of legitimate prejudice Written by Moshe Krakowski. Published in the City Journal during Autumn 2020. In late 2014, I met with Naftuli Moster, a bright and charismatic graduate student at Hunter College who grew up in Brooklyn’s Hasidic community. He was interested in studying Hasidic parents’ attitudes toward secular …

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What Yeshiva Kids Are Actually Studying All Day

Written by Moshe Krakowski. Published in the Forward on December 26, 2018. In the last few years, advocacy groups have criticized yeshivas (Orthodox private schools) in the New York area for offering students a substandard education. YAFFED (Young Advocates for Fair Education) recently sued New York state, challenging the constitutionality of a recent amendment to an education …

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LIFE ITSELF

Written by Yisroel Besser. Published in the Mishpacha on May 10, 2022. Reb Avrohom Chaim Fruchthandler goes public Many years ago, a great rosh yeshivah told one of his closest talmidim, “Ess iz shoin tzeit — the time has come, that you should start helping other mekomos haTorah too, not just ours.” That’s what the rebbi, who was both chacham and navi, …

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