“He dreamt, and behold a ladder…”

A profile of Rabbi Marc Baker, Head of School at Gann Academy, and incoming President of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP). In the study of leadership, a debate has long raged whether leaders are born or made.  That argument is likely never going to be resolved,...

Starting the School Year with Soul

This post is cross-posted from eJewishPhilanthropy. By Sarah Blattner and Miriam Brosseau There is something sacred about the start of the school year. Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly sharpened pencils and the crisp new notebooks eagerly awaiting the next...

Habits of Heart in our Schools: Chanoch L'Naar

AVI CHAI Program Officer Rabbi Dr. Steve Brown called for vignettes showing what religious purposefulness looks like in Jewish day schools – and day school leaders have answered. Here is one from Rabbi Marc Baker, Head of Gann Academy, whose program Chanoch L’Na’ar...
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