By Sherwin Pomerantz Earlier this week our youngest grandchild of those children living in Los Angeles graduated from the Gindi Maimonides Academy, a modern Orthodox K-8 day school there. Sadly, because of Corona, as we live in Israel we could not be in Los Angeles to … [Read more...] about US Jewish Day School Tuition-Simply Out of Control
Jewish Education Today
Dr. Chaim Y. Botwinick
As principal of a medium size Jewish day school, I am beyond inspired by the tremendous grit, resiliency, creativity and innovation many of our Jewish day schools and yeshivas have exhibited during this unprecedented pandemic.
Although we are far from … [Read more...] about Reimagining Jewish Day Schooling:
New Realities in the Face of COVID-19
By Chana Kanzen “The Pandemic represents a rare but narrow window of opportunity to reflect, reimagine and reset our world” Klaus Schwab - Founder and Executive Chairman, World Economic Forum What if we are asking the wrong questions? In the current climate, do we simply … [Read more...] about Are You Comfortable Being Uncomfortable?
By ADCA (The Association of Directors of Communal Agencies for Jewish Education) Rabbi Benay Lappe, in an article that appeared in eJewish Philanthropy on April 5, noted that the Talmudic and Rabbinic Era of Judaism grew out of the uncertainty of 1st century upheavals in the … [Read more...] about Community Jewish Education and Engagement Beyond the COVID-19 World
By Cyd Weissman, Dr. Jeffrey Kress, Nancy Parkes, and Dr. Evie Rotstein The calendar says the school year should end. However, many Jewish educators, witnessing the effects of the pandemic on their students, and now civic unrest, are challenging the calendar’s norms. Instead o … [Read more...] about Principles for a Full Year of Love and Caring