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Buses in the front of a public school in Brooklyn, N.Y. Credit: Leonard Zhukovsky/Shutterstock.

Zeldin urges US education departments to investigate anti-Israel bias in New York schools

Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) is urging educational leaders to root out anti-Semitism in New York City schools after a pro-Palestinian teacher’s group published a biased statement of solidarity with Palestinians. “I am deeply concerned to...
Los Angeles Unified School Bus in Hollywood on Orange Driv. Credit: Walter Cicchetti/Shutterstock.

Los Angeles Unified School District passes resolution condemning anti-Semitism

The Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) unanimously passed a resolution that denounced anti-Semitism and anti-Israeli rhetoric, the Los Angeles Daily News reported. The resolution, which was passed on Tuesday, also called on the district to update its...
UTLA march in Los Angeles. Credit: John Doukas/Shutterstock.

Los Angeles teachers union to vote on resolution endorsing BDS movement

The leadership of the United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) is scheduled to vote in September on a proposed resolution that urges the U.S. government to end aid to Israel and endorses the BDS movement...
First-grade students attend their first day of school at Paula Ben-Gurion elementary school in Jerusalem on Sept. 1, 2019. Photo by Yossi Zamir/Flash90.

Israeli Health Ministry calls for teachers to take COVID-19 tests before schools reopen

As Israel prepares to send first- to fourth-grade children back to the classroom, the country’s Health Ministry is calling for some 60,000 public-school teachers nationwide to be tested for COVID-19. The testing will be carried...

Can Jews shed their prejudice against religious schools?

In the last several weeks, Americans have been debating how best to address the question of lingering racial prejudice in society. As the country struggles to shed any remnants of the sordid legacy of...
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Supreme Court: Exclusion of religious schools from Montana’s state scholarship program is unconstitutional

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that Montana’s exclusion of religious schools, including Jewish ones, from a state scholarship program violates the U.S. Constitution. The 5-4 decision is a win for Jewish and other...