Category Archives: Community of Kindness

The Inclusive Jewish Day School

People who know our family know that since we moved to Florida six years ago, we will take any opportunity to maximize our proximity to Disney.  So it should be no surprise that with a daughter’s birthday nearly conflated with … Continue reading

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When God’s “Breath of Life” is Snuffed Out

God breathed into his nostrils the breath of life and he became a living soul – Genesis 2:7 I was already contemplating how and whether to step into the emotional minefield of the Michael Brown case when news of the … Continue reading

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Studying With Auggie

Like a lot of people – particularly educators – I read and was touched by Wonder.  The 2012 bestseller by  R. J. Palico has inspired schools and parents to take a hard look at themselves and take the moral litmus test … Continue reading

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Aren’t All Jewish Day Schools “Community” Schools?

Aren’t all Jewish Day Schools “Community” Schools? Extended preamble… Some blog posts evolve into academic mini-treatises with ample hyperlinking both for proper crediting and to stimulate further learning. Some blog posts are born from a passionate feeling and sometimes read … Continue reading

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