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Latest Issue: Size Matters

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This issue of HaYidion will make the case that Jewish community day schools of all sizes have similar impact. They also have challenges, some in proportion to their size, others common to all. Unique to this issue is the inclusion of articles about schools outside of North America. One is a school enrolling more students than there are Jews in the country, and another that enrolls 80% of all Jewish children...[more]

HaYidion Archive Featured

Nov 30, 2009 | Author: Rabbi Jim Rogozen | Location:  | Category: 0904
As much as I am a “Conservative” rabbi and educator, I try to get beyond labels and stereotypes in search of new ideas and synergies.[More]
Apr 3, 2008 | Author: Jennifer Kalter | Location:  | Category: 0802

With an international collection spanning four centuries, educators at the American Folk Art Museum often teach from objects deriving from religious groups—such as Shaker furniture, Amish quilts, and Decalogues—through discussion-based explorations in the galleries. The recent exhibition...[More]

Dec 3, 2013 | Author: Barbara Rosenblit | Location:  | Category: 1304

Covenant Award winner and widely admired Jewish educator Rosenblit here offers a potent challenge to Jewish day schools and the educational field more generally: to envision what it would look like to take teaching seriously as a profession.

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Contra Costa Jewish Day School

News

The Board and Staff of RAVSAK join with the Jewish people around the world in profound sorrow as we mourn the loss of Naftali Fraenkel z”l, Gil’ad Shaar z”l and Eyal Yifrach z”l.[More]
RAVSAK Executive Director Dr. Marc N. Kramer is quoted in this piece from the Baltimore Jewish Times on the varied responses by Jewish day schools to the Common Core standards.[More]
Students from seventeen Jewish day schools across North America used their creativity, knowledge of Hebrew and passion for Judaism to create original works of poetry for RAVSAK’s annual Hebrew Poetry Contest.[More]
RAVSAK's Executive Director, Dr. Marc N. Kramer is quoted in this piece as to whether the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling this month allowing local governments to begin their meetings with a sectarian prayer will lead to more religion in the public arena or possibly even government funding of...[More]

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Members of RAVSAK enjoy many benefits which support the overall work of the school and the professionals who lead them. Find out more about membership benefits and how your school can become a member.

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