Rockland County

Clergy: Here's What We Know About East Ramapo

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Recent Jewish Week exchanges over the East Ramapo Central School District reveal intense emotions and points of view that underlie the tensions and conflict affecting Rockland County.

Rockland Clergy for Social Justice

In Rockland, Non-Orthodox School Board Members Resign, Citing Intimidation

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The only two non-Orthodox Jewish members of an embattled Rockland County school board unexpectedly resigned this week, citing continuous intimidation from fellow board members, according to The Journal News, a daily newspaper that covers Westchester and Rockland counties.

Rockland Gets A New/Old Day School

The nondenominational Jewish Academy hoping to cast a wider net and build on its Gittelman connections.

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The day school is dead. Long live the day school.

That’s the situation for non-Orthodox families in Rockland County.

In January, the 40-year-old Reuben Gittelman Hebrew Day School — which was affiliated with the Conservative movement’s Schechter Network — announced that financial problems exacerbated by declining enrollment were forcing it to close.

Rockland Jewish Academy teacher Melanie Garvey works with children as classrooms are being set up for new year. michael datikash
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