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The State of Hasidic Education: The Right to Learn, the Obligation to Teach

Roosevelt House 47-49 East 65th Street, Between Park & Madison Avenues, New York

The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute and the Hunter College Jewish Studies Center invite you to a newsworthy discussion on the timely topic of secular education standards in New York State’s Ultra-Orthodox Yeshivas A New Public Program Live and Online Featuring: Naftuli Moster, Schneur Zalman Newfield, Beatrice Weber, and Dr. Leah Garrett

Unpacking the NY Times Investigation into Yeshivas

Please join a panel discussion to unpack the lengthy investigative piece in the New York Times on the Hasidic Yeshiva system and its failure to comply with basic educational standards. *Recording now available here. Register here.

An Unorthodox Education: Screening and Conversation with Budd Mishkin, Beatrice Weber and Naftuli Moster

92NY 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York

The timely and important documentary an Unorthodox Education exposes a shocking truth largely unknown to the general public — tens of thousands of children currently attend ultra-Orthodox schools in New York that refuse to provide students with the legally-mandated general education they need to lead self-sufficient adult lives.

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