Houses of Worship and Clothing at Big Box Stores
On Wednesday, May 20th, Governor Cuomo announced that religious services are now permitted but with a limit of 10 people. The specific number of ten people represents a Minyan, a quorum, needed for services.
158,481 K-12 Students Enrolled in NY Jewish Schools for the Sep. 2019 School Year
The 2019-2020 school year saw 158,481 students from kindergarten through 12th grade enrolled in Jewish schools across New York State. This is a slight increase from the 156,113 students that were enrolled the previous year, and a 10.7% rise from the 143,156 students that were enrolled for the school year starting September 2014.
DOJ Authorizes Lawsuit Against the Village of Airmont
The Justice Department has authorized a lawsuit against the village of Airmont, NY for action that “unreasonably limits the practice of religion by the village’s Orthodox Jewish community.”