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A powerful builder of Jewish affiliation

Some week’s ago,the community celebrated the release of a groundbreaking report entitled “2018 Survey of Jews in Canada: Final Report” by Robert Brym, Keith Neuman and Rhonda Lenton. The study was conducted by the Environics Institute for Survey Research in

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In praise of day school

Jody Passanisi, the Director of Middle School at Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School in Palo Alto, recently published an article entitled “Ten Reasons to Send Your Student to a Jewish Day School.” She was inspired to write the essay after

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Fair educational funding for children with special needs

Last week, social policy scholars and researchers at Cardus, a non-partisan, not-for-profit public policy think tank focused on social policy issues such as education, family, work and economics, social cities, end-of-life care, and religious freedom, released a research paper entitled

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Priceless returns of sacrifice

Paul Bernstein, the Chief Executive Officer, Prizmah: Center for Jewish Day Schools, published an article last week entitled “Jewish Day Schools Dare to Dream” in which he reported upon the recent Prizmah Conference in Atlanta. The conference encouraged attendees to

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From the mind and heart of a millennial

Hannah Elkin, a fourth-year Rabbinic and Education student at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles, is attempting to help Jewish teens find meaning in Jewish theology, rituals, values and stories as a means to finding meaning in

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IF FAITH SCHOOLS ARE SO BAD, WHY DO PARENTS LOVE THEM?

Posted by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks | Feb 26, 2019 | Rabbi Jonathan Sacks published an article last month about faith schools in The Times that was subsequently republished on the site of Jeducation.com. Entitled If Faith Schools are so Bad, Why do Parents Love

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