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The Plot Against Jewish Education

Published by Liel Leibovitz in Tablet on Septmeber 7, 2022 Sometime soon, The New York Times is slated to publish its expose on the state of Hasidic education in New York. Several members of the community who were contacted by the Times expressed their grave concerns to Tablet about the paper’s biases and the likelihood, or lack thereof, that …

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All the News About Yeshivas That the Times Deems Unfit To Print

And just as the Board of Regents gets set to consider new regulations for these private religious schools. Published by Simcha Eichenstein in NY SUN on September 7, 2022 The New York Times has assigned two reporters to dig up dirt on chasidic yeshivas across New York State. They’ve been at it for months and …

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The Plot Against Jewish Education

Why is The New York Times attacking Hasidic schools for raising happy, well-adjusted children? Published by Liel Leibovitz in Tablet on September 7, 2022 Sometime soon, The New York Times is slated to publish its expose on the state of Hasidic education in New York. Several members of the community who were contacted by the Times expressed their grave …

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The Inequality of Equivalency?

Published by Reuvain Borchardt in Hamodia on August 18, 2022. Yossi Gestetner, a business strategist and executive director of the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC), discusses the public rhetoric regarding the battle over “substantial equivalency” in New York yeshivos, particularly the income data on graduates of Chassidic yeshivos that OJPAC has compiled. Tell us about …

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Imposing Curriculum on our Yeshivot Threatens Religious Freedom

Think the argument for imposing curriculum on Charedi children is a slam dunk? Think again Published by Joe Mintz in the Jewish Chronicle on July 8, 2022. The Schools Bill has been attracting a lot of attention. Tighter regulations would remove a current “loophole” whereby Charedi children at 13 move to a “yeshivah katanah” where they …

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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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