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Hasidic boys like mine don’t receive the education they deserve – Forward

| June 21, 2022

A Hasidic man walks through a Jewish Orthodox neighborhood in Brooklyn Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images Beatrice WeberJune 15, 2022 In September 2019, almost 1,000 days ago, I filed a complaint with New York City and Yeshiva Mesivta Arugath Habosem, alleging that my youngest son, who was 6 years old at the time, was not receiving a secular education as required by NYS law. The New York Supreme Court this past week finally confirmed what Ive known all along: The Education Department is not following up on complaints that the Hasidic yeshivas are failing to provide a secular education, but instead is giving parents the runaround. I am a mother of 10 children, six of them boys, all of whom have attended Hasidic yeshivas where they receive six hours of instruction in basic English and math a week at best, for just five of their elementary school years.

Up in the Air – Tablet Magazine

| June 21, 2022

When Dvora Lapson, the celebrated dancer, choreographer, and Jewish educator, published Dances of the Jewish People, a spiral-backed compendium of steps and directions, in the mid-20th century, little did she imagine that, in America of the 21st, the Hasidic practice of lifting the happy couple aloft in the air would become the thing to do at Jewish weddings, even among those celebrating what used to be called a mixed marriage. Perched precariously on a set of ballroom chairs, whose wobbly legs are held by equally wobbly well-wishers, their faces flush with drink and physical exertion, the newly married bob up and down. Sometimes, they clutch at either end of a hanky or a cloth napkin, waving it merrily about or bridging the distance between the two chairs.

Statement by Minister Hussen on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

| June 21, 2022

OTTAWA, May 1, 2022 Today marks the beginning of Canadian Jewish Heritage Month, a time to celebrate Jewish culture, faith, and history in Canada. Canada is home to an estimated 400,000 people of Jewish heritage, making it the fourth-largest Jewish community in the world

Elan Carr: Jewish American Heritage Month passes without enough fanfare …

| June 21, 2022

(June 1, 2022 / JNS) May is over. Did you know it was Jewish American Heritage Month?

New York City Mayor Eric Adams celebrates annual Jewish Heritage Month …

| June 21, 2022

(May 24, 2022 / JNS) New York City Mayor Eric Adams hosted this years annual Jewish Heritage Month reception at Gracie Mansion on Tuesday, celebrating centuries of Jewish history, achievement and community-building in New York City. Joining the list of dignitaries and speakers was Ambassador Asaf Zamir, the Consul General of Israel in New York, the largest Jewish community in the world outside of Israel. He spoke of the singular connection between Israel and New York City, emphasizing ties in all kinds of matters.

Reflections on Jewish Heritage Month from Dr. Ayelet Kuper

| June 21, 2022

When Dr.

Everything You Need to Know About the New Hebrew Department – The Commentator – The Commentator

| June 21, 2022

What is the future of the Hebrew department at YU?

Stephen Curry Wore a Hebrew Sweatshirt at the NBA Finals – Jewish Exponent

| June 21, 2022

Stephen Curry sporting a sweatshirt with Hebrew on it during an NBA Finals postgame press conference on June 10.

When the Hebrew Bible came up in the Jan. 6 hearings, it wasn’t by accident – Forward

| June 21, 2022

An image of former Vice President Mike Pence on the night of January 6, 2021 is displayed during the third hearing of Jan. 6 hearings. Photo by Getty Images By Louis KeeneJune 17, 2022 Day 3 of the Jan

Ukraines Zelensky to take questions at Hebrew University event next week – The Times of Israel

| June 21, 2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will speak to Jerusalems Hebrew University in a live address next week, the university said on Thursday, as Kyiv continues to appeal for support from Israel and other western nations. Zelensky will speak to the university community on Wednesday, June 22, at 4:15 p.m, Hebrew University said. The speech will be broadcast live on the universitys Facebook and YouTube pages.


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