“The child is not the mere creature of the state”
Anti-Catholic bigotry and “substantial equivalency.”
An expansion of freedom to follow halakhah, or a license to kill?
The consequences of efforts to force state curriculum guidelines on ultra-Orthodox schools.
Mordecai Manuel Noah’s Ararat.
An important piece of legislation.
Religious schools save New York taxpayers billions, yet the state legislature has dropped a tax-relief measure for parents with children in religious schools. Why?
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The New York City human-rights commission is prosecuting several Jewish businesses for posting a dress code. The case is not only groundless but based. . .
The Leonard Bernstein Letters, just published, reveal more about both the outer and inner life of the American Jewish composer than any biography.
Jack Hidary, an Orthodox entrepreneur, may not be New York’s first choice for mayor in this year’s election, but is he planning a bigger run in 2017?
Despite being funded by stalwart Zionists, two of New York’s major Jewish cultural institutions are increasingly sympathetic to anti-Israel agitation.
“If you want to learn about life in 20th-century urban America, and the Jewish experience in particular, . . . Bellow’s work should be the first port of call.”
Was the great writer a xenophobe and anti-Semite? A closer reading, especially of his 1907 The American Scene, suggests otherwise.