Zekelman Standards on the West Coast

by Rena Udkoff as seen in “The Jewish Home L.A.” On August 11, a groundbreaking seminar by the Menachem Education Foundation (MEF), co-hosted by Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy and Emek Hebrew Academy, presented the Zekelman Standards to West Coast educators … Continued

Surprise Award for L.A. Principal, MEF Consultant

by Rena Greenberg   What started out as a typical school day turned into the surprise of a lifetime for Cheder Menachem principal Rabbi Menachem Mendel Greenbaum. At a school-wide assembly, the principal was honored with the Milken Jewish Educator Award … Continued

Back to School for Teachers

With the school year just beginning, it’s not only the children who are heading back to school. Teachers are also brushing up on their skills and knowledge, thanks to training opportunities from the Menachem Education Foundation (MEF). Close to 20 … Continued

100 Educators Become Chumash Students

Is covering posuk after posuk all there is to teaching Chumash? Should a teacher skip “dikduk rashis,” or is Rashi really for the “ben chamesh limikra?” Does trop teach us more than just how to lein? What is our goal, … Continued

MEF Congratulates Graduates and Thanks Benefactors

Two weeks ago, the Chabad community was blessed with a windfall – not of cash, or other material asset, but of 33 quality mechanchim, teachers and educators in the Lubavitch school system in North America. The Menachem Education Foundation (MEF) … Continued

New Teacher? 5 Reasons to Join Teacher Induction!

Will you be starting your first or second year as a teacher this fall? Are you passionate about education, and want to get your “shlichus” in chinuch off to a great start? This year, the Menachem Education Foundation (MEF) is … Continued

Joining Forces: The Parent – School Partnership

Parents give over a large portion of the responsibility for their child’s education to schools, and they are concerned. What can I do to support the efforts of my child’s educators for the best possible outcome? How can I intervene … Continued

Job Fair Turnout Shows Chinuch is “In”

A recent Chinuch Job Fair arranged by the Menachem Education Foundation (MEF) drew over one hundred educators, and featured opportunities in 26 schools in the United States as well as internationally. This event provided a venue for educators seeking positions … Continued