The Growth of the Orthodox Jewish Community in New York State Over the Last Twenty Years
Twenty years ago, in the September 2002 school year, 101,367 students were enrolled in Jewish schools across New York State from kindergarten through 12th. At the start of the September 2021 school year, however, the number had jumped to 163,529 students, an increase of 62,162 students. This data is from the New York State Department of Education.
The Eliza Shapiro and Brian Rosenthal Dossier Against Hasidim: High on Bigotry; Low on Journalism
It is bigoted to present only negative claims about an ethnic community of hundreds of thousands of people. It is bigoted to package claims in a way to drive outrage against a community. It is bigoted to show negative facts in one community without showing how these facts are elsewhere.
Economic Data from the Yeshiva-Educated Hasidic Community
Employment levels for Hasidic men (KJ) is similar to the rest of NY, and income among Hasidic men holds its own despite Hasidic employees being on average younger than elsewhere and younger people always earn less even when they have the same education level as someone with 20 more years work experience.