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Yeshiva students call for renewed focus on day school education

A petition signed by thousands of students at Bergen County’s Jewish day schools has taken their elders to task for failing to support day school education.

“While our teachers, principals, parents, and rabbis frequently pay lip service to the ideal of Jewish day school education,” says the petition, posted at change.org, “even more often they make a mockery of the day school ideal.

“Time and again, they assign homework – with the clear expectation that the assignments will be completed at home, and often at night.

“What part of day and school do our elders not understand? Like, duh!”

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