Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Elul 22, 5774

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While students have left schoolwork behind for summer break, administrators at Barrack Hebrew Academy are searching for a new head of school. After three years on the job, Steven Brown stepped down June 30 "to pursue other personal and professional goals," according to a letter emailed to parents last week. Ariele Klausner, president of Barrack's board of directors, wrote that...
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Following the notion that a non-profit institution needs to be run with a business sensibility, the board of Gratz College has tapped a longtime Jewish communal fundraiser to be its next president. Joy Goldstein on June 21 was officially named the 116-year-old institution's first female president and the 10th in its history. The selection of Goldstein, who had been serving...
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Jon Marks
Kevin Youkilis says he truly doesn't know what he'd do if faced with the same dilemma as Hank Greenberg, Sandy Koufax and Shawn Green. What if the Boston Red Sox are scheduled for a post-season game on Yom Kippur, which begins Friday night, Oct. 7. Both Greenberg, the Hall of Fame first baseman for the Detroit Tigers in 1934, and...
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Rabbi Margot Stein of Bala Cynwyd has, for the past five years, specialized in Bar and Bat Mitzvah tutoring for children with special needs. Until now, she's done this mostly through word-of-mouth, but now she has launched a new website, www.booktobimah.com , and named her business On Eagle's Wings. The name is a reference to a quote from the book...
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The Baldwin School has named one of its three libraries after Holocaust victim Anne Frank in honor of a $1 million anonymous donation. "Anne Frank is remembered for her courage, spirit and strength of character; attributes that we value highly within our community and encourage within our own 'thinking girls,' " head of school Sally Powell said in a statement,...
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