Friday, April 18, 2014 Nisan 18, 5774
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Penny Schwartz, JTA
A census of U.S. day school students during the 2008-09 academic year found a 2.5 percent drop in non-Orthodox enrollment over the previous five years, even as overall Jewish day school enrollment in the United States grew 11 percent, driven in part by the growth in the Orthodox population.
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By:
Uriel Heilman, JTA
One group of schools aims to bring Jewish children who otherwise would attend regular public schools into an environment where their Jewish identity can flourish; the other wants to increase Hebrew literacy in America and distances itself from any Jewish association.
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CEO Jeffrey Rosen aims to open the doors even wider
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Jeffrey Rosen's got big plans to make the museum a hub for discourse on current issues.
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By:
Alison Klayman
In remarks made at the recent Barrack graduation, an alumna of the school and a documentary filmmaker gives some advice to students on how to prove the pundits wrong.
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With the Philadelphia School District in crisis mode, Jewish families utilizing public schools wonder if they should stay or flee to the suburbs.
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