Guidelines on funding faith groups applied 6 years after proposal

Six years after a White House religious advisory panel grappled with how the government should fund faith groups, its recommendations are being implemented. The Orthodox Union on March 31 praised the Obama administration for issuing regulations based on recommendations made in 2010 … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 6:56 am

Ted Cruz makes matzah in New York campaign stop

A head of the presidential primaries in New York, Ted Cruz helped Jewish children make matzah in Brooklyn. At the Chabad-run Model Matzah Bakery in Brighton Beach Thursday evening, the Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful led some 15 children … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 6:54 am

Watch Ted Cruz make matzah with kids in Brooklyn ahead of NY primary

Ahead of the presidential primaries in New York, Ted Cruz helped Jewish children make matzah in Brooklyn. At the Chabad-run Model Matzah Bakery in Brighton Beach Thursday evening, the Texas senator and Republican presidential hopeful led some 15 children in … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 5:39 am

Amid ‘New York values,’ Ted Cruz hunts for delegates

The sea of black hats and yarmulkes parted as Ted Cruz’s SUV turned into the driveway of the Chabad Neshama Center in Brooklyn’s Brighton Beach. Indeed, few entrances could have been more fitting for the Republican presidential candidate arriving to … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 4:41 am

Why Cruz went to that matzo bakery

It was a December day in New Jersey, and Ted Cruz was keeping the rabbi waiting. Cruz was tardy, Rabbi Zev Reichman would later learn, because he was finishing a meal with bacon, and he didn’t want to bring the treyf into … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 4:25 am

Morning Bits

Paul Manafort will get on famously with Donald Trump. They are both ignorant and offensive: “Trump aide Manafort: Cruz campaign using ‘Gestapo’ tactics.” His notorious comments are getting Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in hot water with Dems, but he’s not letting up. “She may … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 4:21 am

Ted Cruz works to woo Jewish Republicans

Ted Cruz gathered top campaign and super PAC donors here over wine and pistachio macaroons on Friday evening, kicking off a weekend-long push to win over the party’s biggest financiers. Cruz and about 40 leading contributors marched into a restaurant … Continued
Read More Posted at April 13, 2016 at 4:18 am

Orthodox Union Rejects Sen. Sanders’ Statements about Israel

Today, the leadership of the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America, the nation’s largest Orthodox Jewish umbrella organization, rejected recent comments made by Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders about Israel. In several public statements over the weekend, Sen. … Continued
Read More Posted at April 11, 2016 at 1:06 pm

TeachNJS Applauds Passage of Secure Schools for All Children Act

Bill will provide equal security funding for all school children TeachNJS applauds the New Jersey State Assembly for its passage today of the Secure Schools for All Children Act. We would like to especially thank Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer … Continued
Read More Posted at April 8, 2016 at 9:32 am
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