Media

2017

"Controversial Report on Secular Teaching at Jewish NYC Schools Coming This Summer"
May 18th, 2017: Ben Chapman, New York Daily News

"This Organization Is Trying to Get Hasidic Yeshivas to Teach Basic English & Math"
May 4th, 2017: Eleanor J. Bader, Kveller

"East Ramapo Fails to Ensure Quality Education for Most Kids"
April 5th, 2017: Naftuli Moster, The Journal News

Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina Rejects Claim That City is Stalling Education Probe into Yeshivas for Political Reasons
March 21st, 2017: Erin Durkin, New York Daily News

City Stalls on Probe into Secular Education at Hasidic Schools
March 20th, 2017: Yoav Gonen, New York Post

De Blasio’s State of the City Has Critics Asking: What About Schools?
February 16th, 2017: Kate Taylor, The New York Times


Summer & Fall 2016

The Hasidic Boy Who Learned English by Secretly Listening to Rush Limbaugh
December 11th, 2016: Adrienne Sanders Kaye, The Daily Beast

Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education? That’s a Tragedy for All American Jews
November 28th, 2016: Jay Michaelson, Jewish Daily Forward

Here is Why YOU Should Care About Hasidic Children’s Education
November 27th, 2016: Naftuli Moster, Medium

Preserve Rockland Hosts Orthodox Activists Seeking Education and Marriage Reform
September 28th, 2016: Dylan Skriloff, Rockland County Times

Preserve Rockland to Host Presentations by Hasidic Reformists
September 22nd, 2016: Dylan Skriloff, Rockland County Times


Summer 2016

Top Law Firm Joins New York Battle Over Haredi Education
September 14th, 2016: The Jerusalem Post, Tamara Zieve

Taj Patterson’s Attackers Learned to Hate ‘Others’ Growing Up in an Insulated World
September 10th, 2016: Naftuli Moster, New York Daily News

"All Sides Must Cooperate to Improve Secular Ed in Yeshivas"
August 17th, 2016: The Jewish Voice

"Pressure Builds on de Blasio to Enforce Secular Ed in Yeshivas"
August 10th, 2016: Sholom Schreiber, The Jewish Voice

"Brooklyn Probe Leads Yeshivas To Promise More Secular Classes, But No Details"
August 4th, 2016: Josh Nathan-Kazis, Jewish Daily Forward

"1,500 Sign Petition Urging Mayor de Blasio to Approve Mandatory Science, Math and History Lessons for Orthodox Jewish Students"
August 3rd, 2016: Ben Chapman, New York Daily News

"Ultra-Orthodox Yeshivas Need to Meet Their Educational Obligations"
July 27th, 2016: David Bloomfield, City Limits

"Questions Over Motives Of New Charedi School Group"
July 20th, 2016: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"PEARLS, YAFFED, and Satmar"
July 14th, 2016: Harry Maryles, Emes Ve-Emunah

"Bill De Blasio Must Not Let ultra-Orthodox Jewish Votes Override His Duty to the Law"
June 27th, 2016: Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie, Haaretz

"Brooklyn Yeshiva Investigation Progressing Too Slowly, Critics Say"
June 24th, 2016: John V. Santore, Patch Media

"Will Satmar Win the Battle but Lose the War?"
June 16th, 2016: Harry Maryles, Emes Ve-Emunah


Winter & Spring 2016


"Why Do Jewish Leaders Keep Ignoring Ultra-Orthodox Education Crisis?"
May 25th, 2016: Seth Kaplan & Naftuli Moster, Jewish Daily Forward

"'Implicit Understanding' Between Hasidic N.Y. Community and Authorities Fades"
May 18th, 2016: Uriel Heilman, Haartez

"Satmar Rebbe Rails Against Secular Education Bill; Moderate Groups Stay Silent"
May 12th, 2016: Josh Nathan-Kazis, Jewish Daily Forward

"'Decisions Coming Shortly' on Brooklyn Jewish Schools, Says NYC Chancellor"
April 21st, 2016: John V. Santore, Patch Media

"Progressive Jewish Group Slams City Education Department Over Lack of Secular-Study Enforcement at Yeshivas"
April 8th, 2016: Ben Chapman, New York Daily News

"Alumni Accuse City Of Stalling Its Probe Into NYC Yeshivas"
April 7th, 2016: Emma Whitford, Gothamist

"Advocates for Brooklyn Yeshiva Reform Threaten to Sue Mayor"
April 7th, 2016: John V. Santore, Patch Media

"Group Says Politics Are Stalling New York City’s Inquiry of Yeshivas"
April 6th, 2016: Kate Taylor, New York Times

"Elected Officials Allow Hasidic Schools to Break the Law, Advocates Say"
April 6th, 2016: Josh Nathan-Kazis, Jewish Daily Forward

"Hasidic ‘Evidence Drive’ Seeks to Shame DOE"
March 30th, 2016: Josh Nathan-Kazis, Jewish Daily Forward

"City Dragging Heels on Orthodox Jewish Schools Investigation, Critics Say"
March 28th, 2016: John V. Santore, Patch Media

"Feds Target Williamsburg Jewish School Operator"
March 18th, 2016: John V. Santore, Patch Media

"DOE Yeshiva Probe Going Nowhere?"
February 17th, 2016: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"On NYC Yeshiva Probe, DOE Still A Closed Book"
February 16th, 2016: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"Thousands of ill-Educated Yeshiva Boys"
February 7th, 2016: Naftuli Moster, New York Daily News


Fall 2015


"New York Yeshivas Sued for Failing To Provide 'Adequate Education'"
November 20th, 2015: Jewish Daily Forward

"Chasidic Parents, Yeshiva Grads Sue State For Ignoring Subpar Secular Ed"
November 19th, 2015: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"Forward 50 2015: Naftuli Moster"
November 8th, 2015: Jewish Daily Forward

"The Sorry State of Chasidic Education"
October 20th, 2015: Harry Maryles, Emes Ve-Emunah

"Reversing Course, DOE Vows To Broaden Yeshiva Probe"
October 7th, 2015: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"Chasidic Schools Ensure Ignorance And Poverty"
September 15th, 2015: Shulem Deen, The Jewish Week

"Don't Know Much About History"
September 7th, 2015: Hella Winston & Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"Councilman Vows To Toughen Yeshiva Probe"
September 7th, 2015: Hella Winston & Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week


Spring & Summer 2015

"Knowing There’s a Problem is Not Enough"
August 25th, 2015: Harry Maryles, Emes Ve-Emunah

"NYC to Investigate Standards of Secular Education at 38 Brooklyn Yeshivas"
August 24th, 2015: Haartez

"A Video Appeal, in Yiddish, to Hasidic Parents"
August 20th, 2015: Yiddish Daily Forward

"DOE Investigation of 39 Chasidic Schools Relies Solely on Documents Provided by the Schools Themselves"
August 11th, 2015: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"Yeshiva Probe — Or Punt?"
August 4th, 2015: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"NYC Investigating 40 Ultra-Orthodox Schools in Brooklyn"
August 3rd, 2015: Simone Wilson, Patch Media

"Responding to Complaint, City Vows to Investigate Secular Learning at 39 Jewish Schools"
August 1st, 2015: Patrick Wall, ChalkBeat

"New York to Investigate Haredi Schools for Lack of Secular Studies"
July 29th, 2015: Sam Sokol, The Jerusalem Post

"Parents Urge Probe of NY Yeshivas"
July 29th, 2015: Yitta, Yiddish Daily Forward

"Basic Education Will Improve Their Lives"
July 28th, 2015: Harry Maryles, Emes Ve-Emunah

"NYC To Investigate 39 Yeshivas"
July 28th, 2015: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"New York Urged To Probe Poor Standards at Yeshivas"
July 27th, 2015: Jewish Daily Forward

"De Blasio: 'Zero Tolerance' For Subpar Math, English In Yeshivas"
July 27th, 2015: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"NYC Education Officials Urged To Investigate Quality Of Yeshivas"
July 27th, 2015: The Jewish Week

"Is Education in East Ramapo So Bad?"
June 11th, 2015: Yehuda Weissmandl, Yiddish Daily Forward

"Bid For Better Secular Ed In Yeshivas Heading Toward Court"
March 10th, 2015: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week


2014

"Change in Order to Preserve"
December 15th, 2014: Harry Maryles, Emes Ve-Emunah

"Fight Over Ad in Haredi Paper Highlights Deep Divisions"
December 14th, 2014: Sam Sokol, The Jerusalem Post

"Bid For Better Secular Ed For Yeshivas Heats Up"
December 9th, 2014: Amy Sara Clark, The Jewish Week

"Yiddish Isn’t Enough"
November 21st, 2014: Jennifer Miller, New York Times

"Eyes on Jewish Education, Beyond East Ramapo — Why We Need More than Oversight as Schools Under Hasidic Control Fail NY Children"
May 25th, 2014: Miriam Moster, Jewish Daily Forward


2013


"Full of Wisdom, but Bad at Math"
June 21st, 2015: Jeremy Ben-Ami, Yiddish Daily Forward

"Getting In Face of Ultra-Orthodox on Need for Real World Education"
June 19th, 2013: Yermi Brenner, Jewish Daily Forward


2012

"US Haredi Group Facing Uphill Battle Making Up for Poor Secular Education"
July 11th, 2012: Michael Orbach, The Jewish Press