Category Archives: Community Building

The Spirituality of “Back to School”

Hopefully your summer has been all you wanted it to be and that whatever your goals were for the summer – professional development, vacation, relaxation, rejuvenation, reconnection, spending time with family, etc. – you accomplished them and more.  But as August … Continue reading

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Shofar so good!

[Cross-posted to the Schechter website and our last Constant Contact.] The Jewish holiday of Rosh Hashanah begins tonight and is the most well-known of the Jewish “New Year’s” (we actually have four different ones, including Tu B’Shevat). Additionally, since most of … 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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Schechter: Becoming the Adjacent Possible for Jewish Education

So…how was your summer vacation? In June, I wrote my last blog post as head of the Martin J. Gottlieb Day School (MJGDS) and on July 1, I officially assumed my new role as Executive Director of the Schechter Day School … Continue reading

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