Twenty Menahelim from across the US met for two days in Atlanta, Georgia, for the 8th cohort of the Menachem Education Foundation’s (MEF) Menahelei Mosdos Chinuch Training Retreat. Centered on [...]
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By Liba Rimler Our yearning is raw. We have been counting down since the first day of the Omer. We sing the songs with our children. The forty-nine days of anticipation are coming to a close soon. What will we tell them if we find ourselves at home?
This past winter, fifteen Chabad Heads of School met in Los Angeles for a training summit that inspired and empowered them in their role as school leaders. But the momentum [...]
By: Rabbi Chaim Yitzchok Vogel, With the recent discussion about a Moment of Silence, I started reflecting on how this campaign of the Rebbe isn't only for the public schools, but for our schools as well.
By Rabbi Shais Taub, The name of the upcoming Yom Tov of Pesach derives from the word meaning “and Hashem will leap over.” Rashi in his commentary explains further: “The festival is called Pesach because of [Hashem’s] leaping.... Therefore, perform all its aspects in a manner of bounding and leaping.” Pesach has a special characteristic of leaping beyond the boundaries of regular limitations.
By Rabbi Yossi Paltiel, I would argue the number one challenge facing Jewish education today is keeping the schools and the parents on the same page.
By Mrs. Chanah Rose, Parsha. It’s a spiral that takes us higher each year, revisiting familiar stories on deeper levels, with new relevance for the new year. In schools, we need to make sure that Parsha class is indeed a spiral that cycles upwards, and not mainly repetition. Parsha is perhaps the only subject which is taught consistently from preK all the way up through high school, so it takes effort and intentionality to teach it each year in a way that’s new.
by Rabbi Moshe Schwartz Every year, children sit down on the first day of Pre1A, excited to learn. They are graduating from the childlike way they learned before, ready to [...]
by Rabbi Chaim Kosofsky They say that only seven percent of a message is conveyed with words - ninety-three percent is conveyed in other factors such as tone of voice [...]