Day School Teacher Suspected of Sexual Abuse In Pittsburgh Yeshiva

The Pittsburgh police bureau’s sex assault unit is investigating claims of sexual assault involving a teacher at the Yeshiva Schools in Squirrel Hill. Read more

Court: NJ Can’t Give $10.6 Million Grant To Beth Medrash Govoha

Trenton, NJ – New Jersey cannot give $11 million in grants to two religious schools, including one of the largest ultra-Orthodox yeshivas in the world, an appeals court ruled Thursday. Read more

FBI Probe Of Orthodox Yeshivas Now Eyeing School Lunch Frauds

Brooklyn, NY – As speculation continues to swirl regarding the recent widespread FBI raids in Ramapo, Kiryas Joel and Brooklyn, an employee at a Williamsburg yeshiva has said that the searches may encompass a wider scope than originally thought. Read more

Monsey – FBI Investigation Raises Questions About Yeshiva Funding

The FBI raids this week on Ramapo-area yeshivas have given new ammunition to critics who question both the quality of secular education in that slice of the Jewish educational system, and how those private religious schools spend public money. Read more

Dutch Jewish Teacher Arrested In Tel Aviv on Amsterdam Sex Charges

A Dutch Jewish teacher suspected of sexually abusing children has been arrested in Tel Aviv earlier this week, two years after the Netherlands asked for his extradition, the Dutch Telegraaf reported on Thursday. Read more