December 12, 2018

Reprinted with permission from the Jewish Press 

          Recent measles outbreaks in Jewish communities in the New York tri-state area have reminded us that the debate over vaccines – and whether parents should retain the right to choose not to vaccinate their childre...

November 11, 2018

We are happy to report that a New York State Supreme Court Justice on Thursday ordered the New York City Department of Education to provide statistical and other information about religious discrimination against students and faculty in the New York City pubic school s...

City-run hospitals targeted older employees during a purge of 400 managers in 2017, according to a discrimination lawsuit filed Thursday in Manhattan Supreme Court.

People over 40 made up 86.3% of the Health and Hospitals Corp. managers laid off in June 2017 — even thou...

March 14, 2018

New York - Frustrated by a lack of response to a request to review documents relating to allegations or complaints of religious discrimination, The Jewish Press has filed a lawsuit against the New York City Department of Education, charging the agency with violating th...

March 10, 2018

An employee at PS 312 in Bergen Beach is suing the city and her school’s principal, alleging a litany of discriminatory actions targeting her Orthodox Jewish beliefs.

Ilene Klass, an occupational therapist at the school, says that since showing up late one spring day fo...

February 20, 2018

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 7:09 pm | ה' אדר תשע"ח

BROOKLYN -

When Ilene Klass returned from spending Pesach in Florida and checked into her job at a Brooklyn public school two hours late, she most likely did not expect her tardiness would lead to a discrimination...

February 15, 2018

An occupational therapist at a Brooklyn elementary is suing the principal, charging she has targeted the school veteran because she's an Orthodox Jew.

In the lawsuit filed in Brooklyn Supreme Court, Ilene Klass says Sungmin Yoo, the principal of PS 312, has maliciously...

December 7, 2017

NEW YORK (JTA) — An Orthodox Jewish paramedic is suing a New York hospital for discrimination for not allowing her to wear
skirts. In the civil suit filed Tuesday, Hadas Goldfarb says she was offered a job as a paramedic at the New York Presbyterian Hospital in 2015, b...

December 7, 2017

                             New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan. (AP Photo/David Karp)


BROOKLYN - An Orthodox woman from Flatbush is suing New York Presbyterian Hospital and
the City of New...

October 2, 2017

We have many Hatzoloh members in our community. And of course, they work for a wide range of employers—some not entirely sensitive to their employees’ side job of responding to and helping people in medical emergencies. Are these Hatzoloh members of ours protected by l...

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