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NYC Councilman David G. Greenfield congratulated NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo last week, after Cuomo's proposal this week to spend $25 million to provide security for non-public schools throughout the state. Cuomo's measure echoes Greenfield's own historic law, passed with overwhelming support in 2016, that provides free security guards for nearly every non-public school in New York City including yeshivas and Catholic schools.
"I am thrilled that the governor has followed New York City's lead on this important issue," Greenfield said. "Especially in this time of heightened anti-Semitism and increased attacks on religious institutions, the security of our children must be paramount. The governor has long been committed to religious schools
For Shani Tauber, it all came together when her group left the house of Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, the religious Zionism pioneer known as “Rav Kook.”
“We were coming back through the streets of Jerusalem when all of a sudden it hit me: We are walking the land where everything we’ve been learning happened,” says Tauber. “And I realized it’s not theoretical here. You can feel how real it is.”
Tauber, who hails from New Jersey, is one of 15 women spending the year in Jerusalem in a new program that
Of the many intellectual perversions currently taking root on college campuses, perhaps none is more contradictory to what should be one of higher education’s core values than the suppression of free speech. With alarming regularity, speakers are shouted down, booed, jeered, and barraged with vitriol, all at the hands of progressive groups who give lip service to the notion of academic free speech, and who demand it when their own speech is at issue, but have no interest in listening to, or letting others
On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017, the MDS student Israel Advocacy Team presented, “What Can You Do For Israel?”
Topics included Israel: The Legitimate Sovereign, by Avital Feuerstein; Erroneous Allegations against the IDF, by Rachel Halpern; Terrorism and Palestinian Payments, by Ruthi Gerber and Allie Berkowitz; Efficacy of Security Checks, by Shoshana Epstein; Biased Media, by Jacob Kadoe; Social Media and Propaganda, by Charlie Laifer; Education of Palestinian Youth, by Isaac Silverman
Transitioning to college can be a challenge for any student, but this is particularly true for teens who learn differently.
Having to rely more on their own capacity for initiative and organization, students with Executive Functioning challenges often feel as if they’re fighting an uphill battle to become a collegiate self-starter. Add ADHD, and college can become a campus for confusion, anxiety and disillusionment.
Enter Dr. Odey Raviv, Ph.D.
For over 30 years, Dr. Raviv has helped