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Naftuli is the founder and executive director of Yaffed, an advocacy group dedicated to improving general education in ultra-Orthodox and Hasidic Yeshivas. He holds a BA in psychology and a Master's degree in social work.

ARTICLES BY: Naftuli Moster

May 10, 2022 9:27 am

New York Yeshivas Are Depriving Their Students of a Full Education

For several years, there has been a steady drip of complaints from yeshiva graduates and parents alleging that the Hasidic yeshivas they or their children...

April 14, 2020 6:11 am

Orthodox Leaders Flouted State Authority for Years — Coronavirus Spread Was the Result

By now, there is near universal agreement that the initial response from many ultra-Orthodox leaders to the spread of coronavirus was an embarrassing and deadly...

November 29, 2019 11:02 am

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...

August 16, 2015 12:03 pm

We Must Seek Common Ground in Fight for Oversight of Yeshiva Curriculums

It has come to our attention that Mr. Ezra Friedlander, of the public relations firm The Friedlander Group, is circulating an article that attempts to negatively...


South Korea Becomes First Asian Country to Ratify Free Trade Deal With Isra...

The first-ever free trade agreement (FTA) between Israel and an Asian country is set to go into effect on Dec....


The Numbers Are in: What’s in Store for Israel’s Population? - Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics published its final demographic figures ahead of the Jewish new year. According to the report, Israel currently has 9,593,000 residents, with that number expected...

Middle East

Explosion Kills Policeman in Southern Turkey

i24 News – A police officer was killed late Monday when a bomb exploded near a residence building in Turkey's southern province of Mersin, according to the country’s Interior Minister...

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