Alan Chartock Conversation with Authors

WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation With The Authors of The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel By DAVID GUISTINA • 33 MINUTES AGO Listen Listening… 58:00 (5/12/16)  WAMC’s Alan Chartock In  Conversation with Lou Grumet and John Caher, Authors of The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel.

Grumet Interview in Church and State Magazine

Main menu About Our Issues Our Work Get Involved Resources DONATE Church & State The Curious Case Of Kiryas Joel A Q&A With Louis Grumet May 2016 Featured Editor’s Note: Louis Grumet is former executive director of the New York State School Boards Association. In 1994, Grumet served as plaintiff in an important church-state case called Board of Education of Kiryas Joel Village School District v. Grumet that reached the U.S. Supreme Court. Grumet and his co-author, John Caher, have just released a book about the legal challenge titled The Curious Case of Kiryas… Read More

Capitol Pressroom Interview

THE CAPITOL PRESSROOM Home   › Radio   › The Capitol Pressroom LISTEN DESCRIPTION WEEKEND HOST AIR TIMES The Capitol Pressroom streams live weekdays at 11 a.m. The streaming player is available beginning at 10:35 a.m. For air times on your local station, please check the “Air times” tab on this page. Listen Now   If you are experiencing technical issues launching the Capitol Pressroom live stream. Please try a different browser or device and make sure that you have Flash Player enabled. We are working to fix the technical issues with our audio… Read More

Response to Grumet East Ramapo LoHud Op Ed

In Reply: East Ramapo can learn from Kiryas Joel split Joel Petlin 2:09 p.m. EDT April 12, 2016 A plan that creates a new district for East Ramapo public schoolkids would benefit the education of all TJN 0330 ContributorsBuy Photo (Photo: Peter Carr/The Journal News) 12 Re “State’s inertia fails East Ramapo,” March 24 Community View: I have personally followed this issue closely, both as an East Ramapo resident for 28 years, and as a Kiryas Joel Public School District administrator for over 24 years. In all of this time it has… Read More

Buffalo News Op Ed on Scalia Vacancy OPINION Another Voice: Religious pressure is inappropriate in evaluating Garland’s nomination to the Supreme Court on March 30, 2016 By Louis Grumet With political attention riveted on Merrick Garland’s nomination for the U.S. Supreme Court, it is vital to focus on our constitutional protections and what is at stake in the battle over the late Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat. Republicans have threatened to block any nominee of President Obama. I understand the political calculus; the GOP hopes to win the presidential election and choose Scalia’s successor. I have little doubt that… Read More

WTBQ interview re: The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel, April 4, 2016

Library Home page | Library Catalog   Enter Search WordsSearch LOCAL HISTORY AUDIO FILES & PODCASTS: Home Links to audio files on local history hosted by Albert Wisner Public Library or other sites on the web. April 4, 2016 / The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel  / Guests: Louis Grumet and John Caher

Capitol Tonight Interview on Time Warner Cable

Capital Tonight Interviews Watch the most recent interviews from TWC News’ Capital Tonight political show. MORE POLITICS Political News Capital Tonight Interviews Capital Tonight Show State of Politics Blog Albany Capital Region Hillary Clinton: I Have to Make Case for Future, Not Past Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke with Liz Benjamin before an appearance in Cohoes on Monday. Updated 04/04/2016 09:34 PM One Upstate Legislator Supporting Sanders Assemblyman Phil Steck explains why he is breaking from the pack and supporting Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for president.04/04/2016 08:37 PM Book Talk: “The… Read More

Lo Hud Journal News Op Ed on East Ramapo

View: State’s inertia fails East Ramapo Lou Grumet12:40 p.m. EDT March 23, 2016 New York leaders once again ignore problems, just as they did in early days of Kiryas Joel divide Buy Photo (Photo: Ricky Flores/The Journal News) 39CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 5COMMENTEMAILMORE For over a dozen years, or more than the entire education of an individual child, the political decision-makers of the State of New York have failed to find a solution to East Ramapo school district’s difficult problems. One side talks about not having sufficient resources; the other talks about discrimination against minority children…. Read More

Chicago Review Press Blog post about our book

March 21, 2016 • Behind the Scenes Behind the Scenes: Louis Grumet and John Caher, authors of The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel By Meaghan Miller Louis Grumet and John Caher are the authors of The Curious Case of Kiryas Joel: The Rise of a Village Theocracy and the Battle to Defend the Separation of Church and State. Here, they talk with us about their book—which reveals a true story that took place over 20 years ago—and why the case remains significant today. The Supreme Court case regarding the small town of… Read More

Book signing and discussion at Albany Bookhouse

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