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Hundreds of Jewish students, parents, administrators urge Pennsylvania lawmakers to increase security funding
May 8, 2019
Funds can be used for hiring and training security personnel and mental-health professionals; installing protected doors, windows, alarm systems; and other measures to secure school buildings.
Jewish leaders condemn pre-Passover arson attack on Moscow’s largest yeshivah
April 21, 2019
No casualties or injuries were reported; however, damage was extensive.
New York City to yeshivahs: Vaccinate or face closure
April 10, 2019
Since October, 285 cases of measles have been reported in Brooklyn and Queens with most of them involving Orthodox Jews.
Physics Olympiad in Jerusalem spotlights religious scientists of the future
March 15, 2019
As part of the competition, male students at the Lev Campus and women at the Tal Campus solved university-level physics challenges.
Israel’s ‘secular yeshivah’ opens first American branch in California
February 7, 2019
The idea behind BINA (the Hebrew word for “wisdom”) is tied to three pillars: textual learning, social change and community.
Four teen suspects in Jewish rock-throwing terror case released to house arrest
January 10, 2019
Suspects assigned to six days of house arrest and ordered not to contact each other • Shin Bet refutes allegations of illegal interrogation tactics • Security forces raid yeshivah in Rechelim, issue written summons to 30 students to testify in case.
New Jersey doubles school security funding to yeshivahs, other private schools
January 8, 2019
The legislation, passed unanimously in the state legislature last month, allocates $22.6 million for security in private schools, six times the funding from three years ago.
Viral video star is an Orthodox education pioneer
May 31, 2018
Meet Rabbi Menachem Bombach, 41, the founder of Torah Academy-Midrasha Chasidit, a new yeshivah system in Israel focused on reducing poverty in the haredi community through education.