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