A Letter to the NYS Education Department Regarding Yeshiva Education
Dear Commissioner Rosa, Here are three points regarding the changes to education regulations proposed by your department that will alter how Yeshivas are run.
Orthodox Jewish Population Drove 2020 Home Sales in NJ; Housing Developments in NY’s Hasidic Communities Led to a Rise in Taxable Assessed Property Values
According to a May 2021 study by Property Shark, Ocean County, New Jersey had 7 out of the 10 municipalities in New Jersey with the largest increase in home sales from 2019 to 2020.
162,894 Students Enrolled in NY Jewish Schools in the September 2021 School Year
This school year, enrollment in New York Jewish community schools reached a new high of 162,894 students in grades Full Day Kindergarten through 12th, including enrollment in Ungraded Schools. The numbers were gathered by the Orthodox Jewish Public Affairs Council (OJPAC) from data made available by the New York State Department of Education. This is the ninth consecutive year that OJPAC has released a Jewish school enrollment report.