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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]
Sep 25, 2008 | Author: Rabbi Marc Baker | Location: | Category: 0803
Pluralistic Jewish education is both a new model of building Jewish community and a philosophical approach to educating Jews. In the face of deep religious, social and political divisions (including interdenominational ignorance and stereotyping) within Klal Yisrael,
Mar 1, 2013 | Author: Judd Kruger Levingston | Location: | Category: 1301
While fraught with pitfalls, engaging parents in formulating school policy can be especially valuable and rewarding in the area of tefillah, which is often bound up with issues of family and community identity.[More]
Jul 21, 2012 | Author: Jen Glaser | Location: | Category: 1202
Glaser has developed a method for students to engage with philosophic concerns such as truth, meaning and justice through engagement with stories in Tanakh.[More]
RAVSAK is the organizational embodiment of Klal Yisrael; it’s a genuine Big Tent.”
Jerry Isaak-Shapiro, Head of School
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
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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