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.”
Plasma Donations: Good Heart or Hit Hard?
In recent months, there have been several news stories on how thousands of Orthodox Jews donated plasma to help the recovery of Covid-19 patients. The problem is that most of those news items present Orthodox Jews in a negative light.