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Teach PA Hosts Event to Tackle Tuition Crisis in Nonpublic Schools

January 19, 2018, by

BALA CYNWYD, PA – January 18, 2018: Teach Advocacy Network, a nonpartisan organization advocating for government funding in nonpublic schools, held an event last night at Lower Merion Synagogue in Bala Cynwyd, PA, as part of its “Tackling the Tuition Crisis” speaking tour. The event was organized by Teach PA – the Pennsylvania division of […]

Teach NYS Response to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2018 Executive Budget

January 17, 2018, by

Teach NYS, a project of the Orthodox Union, responded to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s 2018 executive budget proposal unveiled this afternoon. Teach Advocacy Network Executive Director Maury Litwack said: “In this difficult budgetary climate we are thankful for the Governor’s leadership. We appreciate the proposed funding included in the 2018 budget and the Governor’s recognition […]

Mendel Balk Yachad Adult Community Center Having Positive Impact on NJ Area Communities

January 11, 2018, by

The Mendel Balk Yachad Adult Community Center just opened its doors in Teaneck, NJ last year, and is already having a positive impact on area communities. This new facility for adults with disabilities has attracted many, including Sara Gdanski, a former student at the Frisch School in Paramus, NJ. Her enthusiasm for the Center spurred […]

NJ NCSY & JSU Leasdership Training Missions Educate & Inspire Volunteerism

January 11, 2018, by

NJ NCSY & JSU Leasdership Training Missions Educate & Inspire Volunteerism Livingston, NJ, JAN XX 2018 — For the past two years, Livingston teens have been among the many participating in exhilarating programs offered by the National Council of Synagogue Youth (NCSY) in conjunction with the Jewish Student Union (JSU) – Leadership Training Missions. These […]

My Experience at Yarchei Kallah

January 4, 2018, by

My Experience at Yarchei Kallah By Daniella Abekassis, Hewlett High School, 12th grade This past winter break I experienced the unbelievable power we all have to find meaning and create connection in our lives. Instead of sitting on the beach, this winter break I, along with 380 other Public school teens from all over America, […]

Orthodox Union Welcomes FEMA Ending its Policy Discriminating Against Synagogues, Other Houses of Worship re: Disaster Aid

January 3, 2018, by

Today, the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, welcomed the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) issuing new policy guidance ending its policy of discrimination against disaster-damaged synagogues, churches and other houses of worship seeking FEMA assistance. The change, included in the federal agency’s latest policy guide released on January […]

Stem Education Funding Program for Nonpublic Schools Advocated for in Historic Teach NYS Campaign Now Accepting Applications

January 2, 2018, by

Reimbursement program helps fund Science, Technology, Engineering and Math instruction for students in nonpublic schools Teach NYS, a nonpartisan organization advocating for government funding in nonpublic schools, is pleased to announce that the STEM instructional program is now accepting applications. Through it, nonpublic schools in New York State are eligible for $5 million in government […]

Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman to Speak at Politz Day School, Cherry Hill

December 26, 2017, by

Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman to Speak at Politz Day School, Cherry Hill Topic: Tapping into Creative Waters, Wednesday, January 17; 8pm – 10pm Cherry Hill, NJ, DEC 26, 2017 – Mikvah Ohel Leah of Cherry Hill, NJ presents Rebbetzin Dr. Adina Shmidman, Director, OU Department of Women’s Initiatives and Rebbetzin, Lower Merion Synagogue. The event […]

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