By Rabbi Micah Lapidus, Ed.D. I deeply appreciate Mr. Steinhardt’s published remarks from the Hannah Senesh Day School Gala last month because they afford those of us that care about the present and future of Jewish Day Schools to engage in conversation with one of the most a … [Read more...] about A Practitioner’s Response to Mr. Steinhardt’s Remarks on The Future of Jewish Day Schools
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If our goal is to attract the majority of American Jews, we need to market Jewish day school and its value using the best methods and practices that have been successful in other industries. By Rabbi Mitchel Malkus, Ed.D. Over the past few weeks, Michael Steinhardt has … [Read more...] about Can We Attract the Majority of American Jews to Day Schools?
By Daniel Weiss How is Jewish Day School education like a multi-year Passover seder? How are the Four Sons examples of different types of learners in one classroom? How do we encourage discovery, critical thinking and “big questions”? Each year at my cousin’s seder, he makes … [Read more...] about The Four Sons in a Jewish Day School
Too many contemporary Jews view the prospect of sending their children to an exclusively Jewish school for full time education as a step backward in their American engagement, regardless of the cost. [Remarks delivered by Michael Steinhardt at the Hannah Senesh Day School … [Read more...] about The Future of Jewish Day Schools
On Sunday, November 20th, Jews around the globe will unite “under the same sky.” We invite your community to register (it’s free!) and join us. We’ll examine Jewish texts to explore nature and nurturing, ecology and the environment, cycles and seasons. Over 500 communities h … [Read more...] about Learning Blossoms: Global Day of Jewish Learning