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Lowering IDF draft exemption to 21 could raise value of Torah study - editorial

It should be stated clearly that we are not belittling the value of studying Torah. It is important – particularly so in the one Jewish state.

Activists launch independent haredi news organization

Naftuli Moster is launching a news organization focused on tackling the news desert in the haredi world.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
01/12/2022

New government is economically harming Israeli Haredim - opinion

The doubling of yeshiva stipends and the elimination of core studies in ultra-Orthodox schools will encourage haredi men not to work.

New York elections results are in, lies surrounding it - opinion

Democrat Governor Kathy Hochul defeated Republican Lee Zeldin in New York's elections.

By YSOSCHER KATZ
15/11/2022

Religious parties demand doubling of kollel, yeshiva student budget

The demanded new budget is higher than the stipend was at its highest in 2015.

Amudim Israel: Counseling gap-year students in crisis

Amudim Israel is partnering with the Wurzweiler School of Social Work to launch a mental health clinic for gap-year students ineligible for most of Israel's mental health services.

By SANDY ELLER
15/10/2022

Introducing Ma’aleh Gilboa Yeshiva’s autism inclusion program

“I hope to maintain these relationships I formed at yeshiva. I think it will help me at university. I hope to continue actively and passively including people at all times.”

By HOWARD BLAS
10/10/2022

Flatbush yeshiva students threatened by armed antisemitic driver

The driver stopped beside the students, rolled down his windows, and waved his firearm. “Go home,” he told them.

Transgender teacher outed, fired by Brooklyn Jewish day school

One week after landing a new job, Talia Avrahami was out of the job after a firestorm erupted about the fact that she is transgender.

By Jackie Hajdenberg/JTA
22/09/2022

Hassidic yeshiva investigation: NYT, your bias is showing - opinion

The New York Times so-called exposé is a crass, ill-informed swipe at a community whose value system, educational beliefs and religious duties are directly opposed to the publications' policymakers.

By CLIFFORD A. RIEDERS
18/09/2022
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