A Word With: Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Solomon

Rabbi Dr. Aryeh Solomon serves as College Rabbi to Moriah College’s 1,500 students in Sydney, AU, and the author of “The Educational Teachings of Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson.”  Rabbi Solomon speaks and writes widely about the Rebbe’s perspectives on Chinuch, and it is our privilege to interview him regarding his unique Shlichus in Chinuch.   What inspired you to begin working…

Chinuch Award Finalists: Mechanchos

Chinuch Award Finalists: Mechanchim

The following finalists were nominated for the Chinuch Awards 5777: Caring and Connection by parents, students, fellow teachers and members of the administration. They were chosen based on their exemplary way of teaching and interacting with students and parents. These Mechanchim are role models for our children and anyone who is affected by Chinuch. They personify what Chinuch is, and the…

Why I Chose Chinuch

As we prepared for the Chinuch Job Fair, we found ourselves wondering what inspires people to get involved in Chinuch. To get the answer we turned to those we know who are not only involved in Chinuch, but do an incredible job. Here are their answers: "I wanted to educate children in the ways of the Torah and make a…

For Teachers, From Teachers.

Earlier this year, mechanchos gathered at several Melava Malkas to network, discuss and inspire each other. They shared tips for their fellow teachers, and we wanted to share them with you. On connecting with your students…  Mrs. Dobba Webb: The most important thing is to build positive relationships with our students. They should feel that any misbehavior is not taken…

How To Nominate This Years Winner

This years Chinuch Awards are underway, and it is exciting to see so many new nominations coming in.  All it takes for a teacher to have a chance to win is for someone to nominate them. Did you know that if the teacher you nominate wins, they receive a well-earned and well-deserved $3,600? If you're having trouble thinking of a…

From Vienna to Montreal

Adapted from an interview with Rabbi Feigelstock, a long time mechanech and principal of Yeshiva Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch in Montreal, conducted by Rabbi Shneur. The ideas that Rabbi Feigelstock discuss are refreshingly honest and increasingly vital for us to hearken to. This interview is the first of a series in which we will speak to veteran mechanchim and mechanchot to…

The Kiss That Lasted A Life Time

BY: RABBI AVTZON Reb Aharon Zakon was a Chassidic bochur (Talmudic Student) in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, which at the time of this story, in 1947, was part of the Soviet Union, when he received a visa to move to the United States of America. While all of his teachers and the Chassidic community at large were happy for him (that he…

Teachers Feel Energized at the Chabad Chinuch Convention

Her future students are currently enjoying camp and warm weather, but Miss Esty Newfield is already thinking about the new school year at her 2nd grade class in Bais Rivkah of Crown Heights. Ms. Newfield was one of the many Chabad teachers and educators who spent the beginning of this week in a marathon of workshops, sessions and roundtable discussions…

Chabad School Leadership Program Visits LA

On the 5th and 6th of Kislev, 12 mechanchim from across the country traveled to the West Coast for a two-day symposium on Chabad school leadership. Hosted and facilitated by Rabbi Mendy Greenbaum, the visit allowed the participants of the yearlong leadership program to take the next step in their quest to becoming a quality menahel for their school. Rooted…