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Barrack Day School’s Influence Produced Most-Influential Rabbi

If you ask Newsweek, he’s one of the most influential rabbis in America. If you ask the Jerusalem Post, he’s one of the 50...

Homework Bar Subtracts Tutoring Stigma, Adds Engaging Environment

Bala Cynwyd’s hottest bar serves up multiplication instead of libations. The Homework Bar on Montgomery Avenue is a collaborative social learning environment for middle...
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Endowment Fund for School Choice Seeks $40 Billion for Jewish Day Schools

The Endowment Fund for School Choice announced its decision to raise $40 billion for Jewish day schools. The Endowment Fund for School Choice announced its...
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The Evolving Nature of Sex Education in Jewish Day Schools

Talking about sex education in health class might send students into fits of giggles and cause them to shift around uncomfortably in their chairs,...
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Day Schools Balance Innovation and Convention

Jewish day schools in the area have plenty of new wrinkles to iron out this year. The beginning of every school year also represents an...
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Why Some Public School Parents Are Switching To Jewish Day Schools

The Martells are among the many Jewish families who are making the switch this fall from public school to Jewish day school. When Ali Martell’s...
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13 Perelman Teachers Take Early Retirement Option

The move comes a year after a dispute over the day school’s board decision to no longer recognize the teacher’s union. The Perelman Jewish Day...
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Stamford Student’s Religion Again Becomes Student Government Issue

Two months after the student government at UCLA raised concerns over the Jewish background of Rachel Beyda, a similar incident has emerged at Stanford...
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Hillel Again Taking Heat Over Limiting Israel Debate

Hillel President Eric Fingerhut’s decision to withdraw from the upcoming J Street conference has again drawn Hillel into conflict over the boundaries of acceptable...
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Swarthmore Students Drop Hillel Name But Ties Expected to Continue

The move comes after Hillel International threatens legal action if Swarthmore students host supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel. Students at...