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New York's 'bail reform' makes Jews and everyone else unsafe

New York's 'bail reform' makes Jews and everyone else unsafe

New York’s 'bail reform' is giving 'Get Out of Jail Free' cards to alleged Hate Crime perpetrators, allowing them to attack others. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 07/01/2020 12:07
New York to spend $10 million to protect religious institutions

New York to spend $10 million to protect religious institutions

New York State awards over $10 million in grants to fund 'security enhancements' in religious schools to protect against hate crimes.Sam Sokol, JTA, 20/12/2019 07:18
New York State to students: Get vaccinated - or leave school

New York State to students: Get vaccinated - or leave school

NY ends religious exemption to vaccination requirement, leaving 26,000 unvaccinated students with choice of getting shots or leaving school.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/09/2019 11:48
Orthodox yeshivas are not swindling public funds. Far from it.

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.Rabbi Avi Shafran, JTA, 21/08/2019 13:15
Jewish schools fear new regulations mandating secular education

Jewish schools fear new regulations mandating secular education

Yeshivas in New York uniting with Catholic schools to oppose new state regulations they say threaten independent school systems' autonomy.Josefin Dolsten, JTA, 14/08/2019 07:14
Rabbis: New York Reproductive Health Act 'declares war on life'

Rabbis: New York Reproductive Health Act 'declares war on life'

Coalition for Jewish Values condemns New York State law which removes illegal abortion from the penal law.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2019 17:39
Attack against Muslims in Islamberg, NY foiled

Attack against Muslims in Islamberg, NY foiled

Casual comment in high school dining room leads to arrest of four planning attack on NY State community Islamberg.Mordechai Sones, 23/01/2019 14:31
Trump gaining in NY as we read this

Trump gaining in NY as we read this

Don’t be fooled about an endorsement tied to a Jewish or Republican organization!  They sometimes are misled, just like you, for not knowing all the facts, and are ill advised. Cindy Grosz, 13/01/2019 13:16
NY official hit for suggesting Orthodox Jews aren’t ‘normal’

NY official hit for suggesting Orthodox Jews aren’t ‘normal’

County councilman in New York state criticized Governor Cuomo for meeting with Hasidic Jews, suggesting they aren't 'normal Jews'.JTA, 18/11/2018 15:26
New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

New York town reportedly buying up property to keep Hasidim out

Town supervisor says municipality buying up properties to keep out Hasidim. 'People scared half to death by Hasidic expansion.'JTA, 16/09/2018 18:25
I have been a victim of prejudice, so I have the right to be the same

I have been a victim of prejudice, so I have the right to be the same

Carranza finally speaks about his racist tweet: I have suffered prejudice, thererfore I can tweet about the 'rich, white parents' (read Jews) of the NYCDOE. Cindy Grosz, 14/05/2018 10:56
NY Education department apologizes for anti-Israel cartoon

NY Education department apologizes for anti-Israel cartoon

New York State Education Department apologizes for anti-Israel political cartoon in Regents exam.Yoel Domb, 09/02/2017 08:35
Sheldon Silver to remain free pending appeal

Sheldon Silver to remain free pending appeal

Former New York State Assembly Speaker can stay out of prison on bail while appealing his conviction.JTA, 29/08/2016 05:27
New York passes legislation against BDS

New York passes legislation against BDS

New York State Senate passes bill that prohibits the state from doing business with companies that seek to boycott Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 22/01/2016 22:06
New York School District to Pay for Anti-Semitism

New York School District to Pay for Anti-Semitism

The district will pay out $4.5 million for "deliberate indifference" to years of anti-Semitic abuse in different schools and grades.Hillel Fendel, 29/06/2015 20:20
Up for Vote: $32 Million for NY Jewish Day Schools

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.Hillel Fendel, 26/10/2014 20:02