By Dawne Bear Novicoff In San Francisco, the school year is about to end. Teachers and children (mine included!) are counting down the final days to summer. In the Jewish calendar, we are counting, too, but upwards rather than down as we mark the days of the Omer. The end … [Read more...] about Counting All Educators, and Learning as We Count
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New York, May 19, 2017 - The new Jewish day school organization (NewOrg) has selected Paul Bernstein as the organization’s founding Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bernstein will drive NewOrg’s mission of unifying and strengthening the Jewish day school field following the com … [Read more...] about Paul Bernstein named Founding CEO of New Jewish Day School Org
By Linna Ettinger “The leaning tower of Pisa is leaning because it needs a strong foundation.” When I was a preschool teacher a few years ago, one of my four-year-old students gave me this answer in response to my question to the class to explain why the Tower of Pisa was le … [Read more...] about Who is The Architect of Early Engagement?
By Rabbi Eliot Feldman Challenge Facing All Day Jewish Education Most of the recent studies of Jewish communal life highlight the importance of all day Jewish education as an effective method for transmitting Jewish tradition, culture and texts to the next generation. For … [Read more...] about Meeting the Tuition Crisis: Out of the Box Thinking
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