Forward 7/11/16: Flawed Reasoning Re Why Secular Education Should not be Enforced in Satmar Schools

 The Flawed Legal Reasoning That Says We Shouldn’t Force Secular Studies on Hasidic Jews

Writing in the Forward, Yitzchak Adlerstein and Michael Broyde recently argued that if New York State tried to force Satmar schools to provide an adequate secular education, the State would lose, because of a 1972 Supreme Court case, Wisconsin v. Yoder.

This is a profound misreading of the case.

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