Teachers Change Jewish Lives: A Lesson from 1924

By: Leah Meir I was reminded of my father when I read a recent New York Times article entitled “Big Study Links Good Teachers to Lasting Gain”.  This major study found that good teachers have lasting effects on their students’ lives that go way beyond academics,...

Do Jewish Day School Students have to be Computer Programmers too?

With a double curriculum of general and Judaic studies, do Jewish day school students need to learn computer programming and robotics too? You might well say: “Programming? Robotics? Great for an after-school activity, but don’t distract them when they’re supposed to...

Camp Massad: Reunited After 30 Years

I spent this past Monday night at summer camp. Together with hundreds of other former campers and staff members at Camp Massad, I spent an evening celebrating the continuing legacy of the Hebrew-immersive camp that existed from 1941-1981 – that’s right: it’s been...
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