Queens Yeshiva, Reportedly Shut By Mayor, Continues Holding Classes After COVID Outbreak
"Yes we're here. The boys are here. Everybody's here, The boys are in class with the Rebbeim. Everybody's learning."
Sep 15, 2020 1:31 PM
Brooklyn Yeshiva Allegedly Caught Holding Classes With At Least 60 Students Inside
The NYPD broke up an illegally-operated ultra-Orthodox Yeshiva in Brooklyn this afternoon after receiving a tip about many children being inside.
May 18, 2020 4:28 PM
Some Ultra-Orthodox Yeshivas Still Holding Classes In Brooklyn, Despite Schools Ban
"It started slowly, and by now, after the holiday, even the bigger schools are slowly opening more and more classes."
Apr 21, 2020 4:35 PM
De Blasio Must Answer For 'Corrupt' Yeshiva Probe, Advocates Say
'Don’t you think the public deserves to know that mayoral control of 1.1 million public children depended entirely on appeasing specific senators and yeshiva leaders by delaying this report?'
Dec 24, 2019 9:31 AM
Long-Delayed Yeshiva Investigation Was 'Rigged' To Make Schools Look Better, Parents Allege
Some parents said their children got new books to display on their desks just for the inspections and were told to speak English in classes where they typically speak Yiddish.
Dec 20, 2019 12:02 PM
Video: Car Jumps Sidewalk To Get Around School Buses, Nearly Hits Children
A video shows the car scaling the sidewalk.
Updated: Feb 27, 2019 2:09 PM
Deadline Passes, But Some NYC Yeshivas Continue To 'Negotiate' DOE Inspector Visits
'I think the city should have taken a much tougher approach the minute they realized our allegations seemed to be true, that tens of thousands of children are being denied an education.'
Updated: Feb 21, 2019 11:36 AM
Report: Cuomo Promised Not To Interfere With Yeshivas Before Receiving Grand Rebbe's Endorsement
Governor Andrew Cuomo received the endorsement of the Satmar Rebbe of Williamsburg on Thursday, after reportedly promising not to interfere with New York's yeshivas.
Updated: Sep 5, 2018 8:32 AM
'Long Delay' In Yeshiva Probe Due To Schools Blocking Access, Schools Chancellor Says
Officials say that they still haven't been granted access to 15 of the controversial yeshivas.
Updated: Aug 16, 2018 12:33 PM
Lawsuit: Simcha Felder Hijacked Budget To Pass Controversial Yeshiva Exemption
A new lawsuit alleges that a powerful state senator has successfully and unconstitutionally forced the state to ease its oversight of yeshivas.
Updated: Jul 25, 2018 10:35 AM
Underpaid Yeshiva Bus Driver Called "Monkey Friend" By Boss, Lawsuit Alleges
"You are lucky to have this job," the driver's boss supposedly said when he complained.
Updated: Jun 2, 2015 3:57 PM
2 Yeshiva Students Arrested For Allegedly Beating Black Man In Crown Heights
When Hyppolite, who is black, told the men to leave him alone, they allegedly insulted him with racial slurs, threw garbage cans at him; beat him in the face, arms and legs; and tried (unsuccessfully) to steal his dog.
Updated: Sep 3, 2014 11:51 AM
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