The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) raided several electronics vendors and ultra-Orthodox private schools in Monsey, Ramapo and Kiryas Joel, N.Y., this week. FBI agents and local police served warrants on the facilities in order to investigate possible fraudulent uses of government funds.
A Tennessee legislator has postponed a vote on a bill that would have granted official recognition to Christian schools affiliated with a “Christian Reconstructionist” – someone who promotes a theocratic form of government.
New York taxpayers may soon be footing an $18 million annual bill to pay for rabbinical training.
Yes, you read that right.
According to the New York Post, elected officials in the Empire State have struck a backroom deal to expand the Tuition Assistance Program to pick up the tab for 3,660 students at a few dozen rabbinical schools in New York City and its suburbs.