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LGBTQ students sue Yeshiva University for discrimination

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Karlie Kloss’ baby’s name leaked by Josh Kushner’s former Israeli yeshiva

It’s common practice in Jewish circles to wait until eight days after a baby boy is born before publicly sharing the baby’s name at the time of circumcision. Josh Kushner and Karlie Kloss, the brother and sister-in-law of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, wanted to wait even longer than that to make the baby’s name, […]

Yeshiva U. plans to eliminate in-person Hebrew courses indefinitely

Yeshiva University is planning to eliminate its in-person Hebrew courses indefinitely, making what was at first a pandemic-induced measure a permanent one. The change was first reported by the YU Commentator, one of the university’s student newspapers. The new Hebrew courses will be asynchronous, meaning students will not interact in real time with a teacher, […]

Seventeen-Year-Old Yeshiva Student Wins Israel’s Annual International Bible Quiz on Independence Day

Contestants in Israel’s annual International Bible Quiz for Youth, April 15, 2021. Photo: YouTube screenshot. Israel held its annual International Bible Quiz for Youth on Thursday, as the country marked its 73rd Independence Day. N12 reported that the winner was Gilad Avrahamoff, a 17-year-old yeshiva student from Netanya. Second place went to another yeshiva student, […]

Yeshiva University men’s basketball is on a 35-game winning streak

Yeshiva University’s men’s basketball team is riding a 35-game winning streak, picking up from last season when the Maccabees reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA’s Division III national tournament before the pandemic shut down the rest of the event. The unbeaten streak is the third longest in Division III men’s basketball history, and the […]

Ari Gold, yeshiva student-turned-pop star and LGBTQ icon, dies of cancer at 47

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Flagship New Jersey yeshiva cancels Purim celebrations

Haredi Orthodox Jews in Lakewood, New Jersey, are curtailing Purim festivities because of COVID-19. For the first time in 80 years, Beth Medrash Govoha, the yeshiva at the center of the township’s 70,000-strong Orthodox community, won’t host festivities surrounding the holiday, the Asbury Park Press reports. Ocean County health authorities have reported 11,369 COVID-19 cases […]

Ari Gold, yeshiva student-turned-pop star and LGBTQ icon, dies at 47

He was 47, and the cause was leukemia. Gold was born and raised in an Orthodox family in the Bronx, New York. NPR once reported that his musical talent was discovered while singing at his brother Steven’s bar mitzvah at age 5. He attended Ramaz, a prominent Modern Orthodox Jewish day school in New York, […]

Yang Hints at Hands-Off Approach to Yeshiva Education

(New York Jewish Week via JTA) — New York mayoral candidate Andrew Yang waded into the debate over the push for secular education at yeshivas, affirming “parental choice” and saying there is a “complete lack of trust” between the haredi Orthodox community and city government. Organizations that oppose government scrutiny of secular education at the […]

Yang hints at hands-off approach to yeshiva education, NYC campaign

New York mayoral candidate Andrew Yang waded into the debate over the push for secular education at yeshivas, affirming “parental choice” and saying there is a “complete lack of trust” between the haredi Orthodox community and city government. Organizations that oppose government scrutiny of secular education at the Jewish private schools were quick to praise […]

Former NBA Star Amare Stoudemire Talks to Yeshiva University Students About Judaism and Playing in Israel

Amare Stoudemire talking to Yeshiva University students in a virtual event on Feb. 3, 2021. Photo: Screenshot. Veteran NBA player Amare Stoudemire talked to students of Yeshiva University in New York about his career, his life as an observant Jew, and maintaining a close connection to God. Stoudemire, who is the assistant player development coach […]

Police, residents clash in Haredi neighbourhoods over yeshiva shutdowns

Browse > Home / News / Police, residents clash in Haredi neighbourhoods over yeshiva shutdowns January 25, 2021 by JNS Read on for article Clashes continued on Sunday in several Haredi neighbourhoods between residents and the police attempting to enforce Israel’s lockdown regulations. Religious students in Ashdod clash with police as they protest after authorities […]

Haredim Clash With Police At Ashdod Yeshiva Open In Violation Of Lockdown

Rioting broke out in Ashdod on Monday after police were dispatched to the southern town to shutter an ultra-Orthodox yeshiva that had opened in violation of the state-wide lockdown. Hundreds of Haredi youth clashed with police, who used riot-dispersal measures to break up the demonstration. Eleven demonstrators were arrested on charges of assaulting police officers. […]

Two men spray swastika onto Brooklyn yeshiva

Two men spray painted a swastika onto a Brooklyn yeshiva last weekend in an apparent hate crime, authorities said Saturday as they released surveillance video of the incident. The antisemitic image, along with the men’s tags, or graffiti signatures, were found on the side of Mesilas Bias Yaakov in the South Slope neighborhood last Sunday. […]

Yeshiva University students to again hold an LGBTQ event on campus

Ten years after an event featuring gay students and graduates divided Yeshiva University, students at the Modern Orthodox school are planning another event on LGBTQ issues — with trepidation. The students who helped plan the event set for Sunday say they do not want their names associated with the panel out of concern that it […]

How Yeshiva Prepared Me To Excel in Secular Education

As a former yeshiva student, it’s challenging balancing higher education, a high-tech career and a significant emphasis on Torah study. But it can be done. There’s a common idea in secular society that religious studies and academic life are mutually exclusive. This perception may stem from the idea that religious beliefs and critical thinking are at odds […]

Another ‘Nazi Atrocity’ Bites The Dust — The Burning Of The Yeshiva Library In Lublin, Poland

Despite the fact that Jewish ‘scholars’ themselves have thoroughly discredited the long-held “historical fact” that “Nazis” burned the entire yeshiva Library in Lublin, Poland, in 1939, many Jewish “historians” still insist that it happened — and then they wonder how any “sane” and “honest” person could question any aspect of their sacred so-called “Holocaust”: In […]

Coronavirus Israel live: 1,100 yeshiva students test positive after Jerusalem prayer service

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Yeshiva University rejects LGBTQ club, saying it will support students in other ways

(JTA) — Yeshiva University rejected the formation of a campus group for queer students but said it was putting in place new policies to help LGBTQ students feel safe. The flagship Modern Orthodox college in New York sent a statement to students Thursday addressing a yearlong battle over whether the school would allow a queer […]

Top ultra-Orthodox leader tells yeshiva heads: Don’t rush to quarantine students

A prominent leader of the ultra-Orthodox community has instructed heads of yeshivas and other Haredi institutions not to rush to send students into government-mandated isolation after coming into contact with coronavirus carriers because it could impinge upon the study of Torah. By law, Israelis must enter quarantine for 14 days after being exposed to a […]

Yeshiva Rabbi School

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Yeshiva Rabbi School Quote Postby SteveW » Wed Jul 01, 2020 3:55 pm Yeshiva Rabbi School of racial supremacy. in 2007/2008 I was unfortunately in the Yeshiva Rabbi School at Flood Street in Bondi Junction, Sydney Australia. Many of the Australian Politicans frequently attend there and give donations … from tax payers funds ofcourse. Every […]

An Atheist in the Yeshiva: The education of Yossi Zvi Gurvitz

It’s Yom Kippur, and I guess I have to explain why a former yeshiva boy will soon prepare his usual Friday dinner and may, if laziness permits, take out his camera into the streets and attempt to capture the ferocious burst of freedom which can be experienced only in Israel on this day: the roads […]

Call for apology as Rabbi Manis Friedman likens child sex abuse to ‘diarrhoea’

A leading figure within the ultra-orthodox Jewish movement that governs yeshiva colleges in Australia has ridiculed victims of sex abuse, likening the impact of child molestation to the “embarrassment” of diarrhoea and insisting victims are “not that damaged”.     Read More Source Article from http://www.vaticancrimes.us/2013/02/call-for-apology-as-rabbi-manis.html 00

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