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Latest Issue: Mission & Vision

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This issue of HaYidion is unique. Rabbi Lehmann’s essay, “Beyond Continuity, Identity and Literacy: Making a Compelling Case for Jewish Day Schools to 21st Century American Jews,” forms the basis for a series of brilliant responses that both reinforce and challenge his assertions. Some of our most renowned thought leaders share their expertise and wisdom in thoughtful, thought-provoking and compelling...[more]

HaYidion Archive Featured

Mar 10, 2014 | Author: Jonathan D. Sarna | Location:  | Category: 1401

The doyen of historians of American Jewry, Sarna proposes a host of reasons why day schools should care about and teach this neglected subject.

May 24, 2013 | Author: Yossi Kastan | Location:  | Category: 1302

How many students dream of making their own movie? When he was a Judaics teacher in LA, Kastan created a movie company enabling his students to fulfill their fantasy, bringing their Jewish study to life on screen.

Jun 1, 2009 | Author: Austin Jewish Academy | Location:  | Category: Student Leadership Programs in RAVSAK Schools
Austin Jewish Academy’s Knesset has designated the week of Purim as “Pay It Forward for Purim” week at AJA. The Knesset was motivated by the inspiring Pay It Forward movement, which is has swept the nation since 2000, following the release of the book by that title written by author Catherine...[More]

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Mitch Flatow
I can’t imagine Jewish day school education without RAVSAK.”
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RAVSAK has created an animated video capturing the spirit of Jewish day schools and the values they teach their students juxtaposed with traditional lessons of Rosh Hashana. Share with your community using #RAVSAK5775!

Contribute your thoughts and add annotations such as comments, questions, explanations or photos to a series of essays about day school mission and vision![More]
Dr. Marc Kramer and fellow leaders have been awarded an alumni collaboration grant from The Wexner Foundation to research the learning needs of special needs students in North American Jewish day schools.[More]
Articles and resources for helping students understand and contextualize the recent Israeli conflict.[More]


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