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10,000 UK haredi Jews sign petition against bill to secularize schools

Religious community voices outrage over British bill to force Orthodox schools to teach secular topics contravening freedom of religion.

10,000 UK haredi Jews sign letter against secular schools bill

Brazilian Jewish school takes in hospital patients escaping a fire

After fire in nearby hospital, Jewish school opens its doors to over 150 evacuated patients.

Brazilian Jewish school takes in hospital patients escaping fire

UK Jewish school removes Russian oligarch from name

School changes name in response to Russian billionaire Moshe Kantor being sanctioned by the British government.

UK Jewish school removes Russian oligarch from name

In Miami, a selective new Jewish school hopes to attract top students

This new Jewish school caters to 'those few who wish to, or can, achieve more,' teaches only at honors level and above.

Miami: Selective new Jewish school hopes to attract top students

Three Montreal Jewish schools shut down by Quebec government

The government of Quebec has ordered three Orthodox schools in Montreal, Canada to close for not following COVID measures.

Three Montreal Jewish schools shut down by Quebec government

As COVID spikes in NYC, Jewish schools and synagogues are going remote again

As number of coronavirus cases in New York spikes amid spread of Omicron variant, synagogues and Jewish schools are going remote - again.

Jewish schools, synagogues in NYC going remote again

NYC to require workers at religious schools to be vaccinated

Committee of NYC Religious and Independent School Officials opposes vaccine mandate for religious and private schools.

NYC to require workers at religious schools to be vaccinated

Alleged Brooklyn yeshiva arsonist arrested by New York police

A 39-year old woman has been arrested in connection with the attempted arson of a Brooklyn yeshiva.

Alleged Brooklyn yeshiva arsonist arrested by New York police

The experience of Jewish children in diaspora schools - A tale of three countries

Have diaspora public schools ever been good for Jewish children? Are they today? Op-ed.

The experience of Jewish children in diaspora schools

Australian Jewish school defaced with "Free Palestine" graffiti

Driveway of religious school in suburban Melbourne hit with anti-Semitic graffiti on Friday morning.

Australian Jewish school defaced with "Free Palestine" graffiti

Toronto lifts order barring schools from hosting religious services

Orthodox schools in heavily Jewish area of Toronto welcome move made after rates of COVID begin to fall.

Toronto order barring in-person school religious services lifted

UK’s oldest Jewish school launching its own cadet force

198-year old Jewish educational institution joining 400 other UK schools in the Combined Cadet Force program.

UK’s oldest Jewish school launching its own cadet force

Couple who banned vaccinated teachers donated to several causes

Power couple at center of anti-vax school controversy have given to Jewish causes.

Couple who banned vaccinated teachers donated to several causes

OU policy director: 'Children in private schools are just as impacted by the crisis'

Thanks to Chuck Schumer, the COVID relief package includes $2.75B for private schools. '10% of America's students are in nonpublic schools.'

'Children in private schools are just as impacted by the crisis'

NY Jewish high school’s website defaced with neo-Nazi imagery

Homepage of the North Shore Hebrew Academy hacked to show video of Nazi march, song calling for death of Jews.

NY Jewish high school’s website defaced with neo-Nazi imagery

Amsterdam: Parents paid for security - and the school lost funding

Amsterdam Jewish schools lose city’s subsidy because of excess parent contributions, including for security.

Parents paid for security - and the school lost funding

Europe: 13 Jewish schools get financial boost during coronavirus crisis

Jewish schools in Europe get added $2.7 million in donations to help them through coronavirus crisis.

Europe: 13 Jewish schools get financial boost during crisis

Diaspora Minister takes virtual tour of Uruguay's 'Yavne' school

First in series: Tour guide Marcelo takes Diaspora Min. Omer Yankelevitch on virtual tour of Yavne Jewish day school in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Diaspora Minister takes virtual tour of Uruguay schoolplayer

For first time since Holocaust, this German city will have a Jewish school

Nearly 80 years after the Nazis forced its closure, Jewish school reopens in Dortmund, Germany.

In first since Holocaust, German city to have a Jewish school

Brazilian Jewish schools close to prevent coronavirus infections

School closures 'aimed at preventing an epidemic,' statement by one of them says.

Brazilian Jewish schools close to prevent coronavirus infections

First Jewish school in Vermont to open later this year

A 4th-generation Vermont Orthodox Jew is starting the state’s first Jewish day school.

Vermont: First Jewish school to open later this year

Jewish community raises over $4m for tuition for Jewish schools

Brazilian scholarship campaign for Jewish students collects $4.1 million in 3 days.

Jewish community raises over $4m for tuition for Jewish schools

Orthodox yeshivas are not swindling public funds. Far from it.

Yeshivas and other private schools save New York billions of dollars annually. Here's why.

Orthodox yeshivas are not swindling public funds. Far from it.

Top Jewish school may be closed if it won't offer coed classes

Excellent British Jewish high school labeled ‘inadequate’ over gender segregation.

Top Jewish school may be closed if it won't offer coed classes

San Diego Jewish Academy breaks world record for sandwich-making

Jewish school makes 868 sandwiches in 180 seconds, waits for Guinness approval.

San Diego Jewish Academy breaks world record for sandwich-making

This Jewish day school helps students with challenges mainstream

How a Manhattan school for children with learning disabilities prepares its students for mainstream Jewish high school.

This Jewish day school helps students with challenges mainstream

Jewish day school is closing down in California’s East Bay Area

Jewish school in California closes after almost four decades due to budget issues.

Jewish day school is closing down in California’s East Bay Area

How day schools are making Jewish learning fun

Judaic studies teachers are making text-based learning come alive with simple yet unique games.

How day schools are making Jewish learning fun

Jewish school enrollment in NY up 4.4 percent

Enrollment in New York State’s Jewish day schools and yeshivas increased by 4.4 percent last year.

Jewish school enrollment in NY up by 4.4 percent in one year

Up for Vote: $32 Million for NY Jewish Day Schools

New York State voters to vote on Smart Schools Bond Act. For Jewish schools, this could add some $250 per student.

Up for Vote: $32 Million for Jewish Day Schools in NY