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Sunday, February 14 • 8:30am - 9:45am
General Education in Hasidic Yeshivas- An Urgent Matter

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A brief description of the current education crisis in Hasidic and ultra-Orthodox Yeshivas in New York and abroad, followed by an argument as to why this is unsustainable for the community as a whole and unfair to the individual students attending those Yeshivas. If this trend continues unchallenged, the face of Judaism will soon be uneducated, poor, isolated, intolerant, and disliked.


Naftuli Moster

Naftuli Moster grew up in the Boro Park section of Brooklyn, as the middle child of 17 biological siblings from the same mother and father. Naftuli's family belonged to the Belz Hasidic sect, whose headquarters are in Jerusalem. He attended Belz Yeshivas from the age of 3 to 20. There Naftuli received a minimal general education, since the focus was almost exclusively on Judaic and Hasidic studies. As an adult, Naftuli pursued a bachelor's degree... Read More →

Sunday February 14, 2016 8:30am - 9:45am
Long Ridge

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