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Posts Tagged: Jewish education

November 29, 2019 11:02 am
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We Must Stop Yeshivas From Robbing Our Children of a Secular Education

On my first day of graduate school to pursue my degree in social work, my professor introduced herself as Dr. Mizrahi and asked the class...

May 24, 2019 4:36 pm
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Emerging Cracks in Jewish Education

The Holy of Holies -- the inner sanctuary of the Tabernacle and later the Temple in Jerusalem -- was an area that only the High...

December 21, 2018 10:06 am
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An Education in Jewish Education

You will probably have heard about the controversy raging over general studies at Orthodox Jewish day schools that has erupted in New York over the...

May 7, 2018 10:43 am
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A Counterview on Yeshivas and Jewish Education

The recent legislation passed in Albany regarding yeshiva education has taken the controversy over yeshivas to a new level of intensity. As a result, critics...

January 19, 2018 11:19 am
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Family and Community: The Secrets of Jewish Endurance

The arrest of David and Louise Turpin in Perris, California, earlier this week was immediately followed by details of one of the most disturbing news stories...

June 23, 2017 3:23 pm
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Teachers From Four Countries and Across Religious Spectrum Gather for Israel Education Workshop Focusing on ‘History, Not Narrative’

Pre-collegiate teachers from four countries and across religious denominations will gather Sunday to learn how to educate students about Israel, an organizer of the one-week program told The...

January 27, 2017 5:56 am
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Orthodox Contestant on ‘Jeopardy College Championship’ Says ‘Rigorous, Religious-Secular’ Yeshiva Curriculum Prepared Him Well for Trivia ‘Cramming’

An Orthodox Jewish contestant competing in this year’s “College Championship” of the hit TV trivia quiz show “Jeopardy!” told The Algemeiner on Wednesday that his...

January 20, 2017 6:27 am
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Effective Jewish Advocacy Begins With Jewish Education

Since its passage in December, UN Security Council Resolution 2334, which claimed that Israel′s settlement activity and sovereignty over the Western Wall are "flagrant violations" of international...

November 24, 2016 5:53 pm
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Major Jewish Group Says Trump Pick of School-Choice Champion as Education Secretary Good News for Community

The executive director of the public-policy arm of the largest Orthodox Jewish organization in the United States told The Algemeiner on Thursday why President-elect Donald...

October 28, 2016 10:51 am
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Ivanka Trump at Florida Synagogue: My Father Called Before Jewish High Holidays and Said ‘You Better Pray Hard for Me’

Ivanka Trump -- the Jewish daughter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump -- told a synagogue gathering in the battleground state of Florida on Thursday...

May 20, 2016 1:22 am
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A Commencement Message and a Call to Judaism

Your birth was your defining moment -- yet you didn't ask to be born at all, much less to the family you were born into. You didn't...

February 24, 2016 5:10 am
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A New Israel Divide: One Family vs. A School and a Jewish Community (PART TWO)

JNS.org - (Part 2 of a two-part series. Read Part 1 here.) In the first part of this series, we described the developing legal drama between the Rachmuth family and...

February 23, 2016 11:30 am
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A New Israel Divide: One Family vs. a School and a Jewish Community (PART ONE)

JNS.org - (Part 1 of a two-part series) Ask two Jews, you get three opinions — or is it four? We’re a people so fractious that we...

February 11, 2016 7:12 am
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We Must Show Our Children That Judaism Is a Religion of Rebellion

The establishment of the state of Israel, together with the challenges that modernity has presented to the Jewish people, have confronted Judaism with a reality...

Culture

Roy Nissany Becomes Israel’s First Formula One Driver

JNS.org - Roy Nissany will become the official test driver for the Williams Group, making him Israel’s very first Formula...

Eyewitness to Horror: New York Museum Opens Exhibit of Art by Holocaust Victims

Michael Morris, a curator at New York's Museum of Jewish Heritage, was trying...

Aharon Appelfeld’s ‘To The Edge of Sorrow’ Asks the Right Questions

The Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld died in 2018. His novel To the Edge...

Features

From Harlem to Tel Aviv: Aulcie Perry’s Basketball Journey

Legendary basketball player Aulcie Perry’s life has been remarkable on and off the court.  This African-American athlete’s life changed dramatically after...

Kids in the Kitchen Light Up Hanukkah

JNS.org - Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, is one of those holidays that takes over everything. The pantry overflows with...

Give It Up for the (Israeli) Kids: Hanukkah and Charity Drives

JNS.org - The staff and volunteers at Yad Ezra V’Shulamit’s children’s center in Jerusalem began noticing that one little girl...

World

Italian Jews Praise Appointment of Expert Milena Santerini to Combat Rising...

Jewish leaders in Italy have warmly welcomed the appointment by the government of a national coordinator against antisemitism, Prof. Milena...

Israel

Explosives-Rigged Balloons, Likely Launched From Gaza, Found Next to Centra...

A group of balloons rigged with explosives -- likely flown into Israel from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip -- was found...

Middle East

Dozens of Iraqi Protesters Wounded as Anti-Government Unrest Resumes

Two Iraqi police officers were killed and dozens of protesters were wounded in Baghdad and other cities on Monday in clashes with security forces, medical and security sources said, as...

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