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This issue of HaYidion focuses on prayer, tefillah. While there are no scientific studies included, there are many examinations of the theme from different perspectives: poetic, analytical, pedagogical, philosophical. Prayer is not hard to define. Wikipedia calls it “an invocation or act that seeks to activate a rapport with a deity, an object of worship, or a spiritual entity through deliberate communication.”...[more]
Sep 14, 2009 | Author: Bonnie Hausman and Suzanne Kling | Location: | Category: 0903
We know what our parents think…they have no problem picking up the phone and letting me know just what’s on their mind.”
“We’ve surveyed parents before and got about 30-40% to reply.”[More]
Dec 12, 2011 | Author: Karen Gazith | Location: | Category: 1104
Teachers should create lessons and assessments that enable students to engage with the material in ways that are relevant to their lives outside the classroom.[More]
Dec 11, 2010 | Author: Robert Chazan | Location: | Category: 1004
Over the past two centuries, a new kind of historical study has emerged in the Jewish world. As described elegantly by Yosef Hayyim Yerushalmi in his book Zakhor, this new historical study has critically reexamined and reassessed aspects of the Jewish past, in the process often confronting and...[More]
RAVSAK has provided extraordinary opportunities for Jewish educators to be inspired and transformed.”
Sue Einhorn, Upper School Principal
Each fall, the seventh grade students in my Jewish social studies class begin the year by participating in the Jewish Court of All Time online simulation. JCAT is an innovative learning adventure that is a joint venture between the University of Cincinnati’s...[More]
RAVSAK: The Jewish Community Day School Network recently unveiled a new business plan that responds to the opportunities created by the growth in numbers and strength of Jewish community day schools. In recognition of RAVSAK’s leadership in the day school world and its potential, The AVI CHAI...[More]
As Hebrew language charter schools (HLCSs) arise in communities across the United States, they have added to the array of choices that parents face when making education decisions. In response to this change to the education marketplace, Jewish day schools have recognized the need to clarify the...[More]
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In addition to serving Jewish community day schools across North America, RAVSAK has a special category of membership for Jewish and educational organizations, consultants and companies which share our vision of excellence in Jewish day school education.