Training Community Leaders to Understand Addiction, Abuse

  How can rabbis and community leaders help community members struggling with issues related to drugs, at-risk youth, domestic violence, and abuse? On August 6, the Rabbinical Alliance of America–Igud...

Brooklyn Jewish Girls School Installs Bullet-Resistant Security Doors

A Brooklyn girl’s school is the first in New York City to install special security doors in the wake of a series of mass shootings, including two targeting synagogues. According...

California Board of Ed Scraps Offensive Ethnic-Studies Curriculum

The California Board of Education has announced it will scrap its current draft ethnic-studies curriculum and develop a new model curriculum following outrage by California lawmakers, activists and Jewish...

Chesed Drives Avnet’s Annual Car Wash

Avnet’s second annual “Chesed Car Wash” got off to a sudsy start when campers scrubbed away at a steady stream of cars at the DRS campus. Benefiting Tomchei Shabbos...

Shulamith Takes Measles Vaxx Case to Federal Court

The Shulamith School for Girls in Cedarhurst is waiting for the commissioner of the New York Department of Education to clarify why the school would need to give a...

More Jewish Families Opting for Home Schooling

BY SARA IVRY Joey Weisberg and Molly Weingrod have four children, live in a city with a vibrant Jewish community and believe strongly in the importance of a Jewish education. But...

Touro’s Lander Colleges Celebrate Class of 2019

Graduates from Touro’s Lander Colleges marched into Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall before an audience of family members and friends. They received their diplomas at the 45th annual commencement...

Lawrence Resident, Touro VP Receives Distinguished Leadership Award

Lawrence resident Dr. Nadja Graff, vice president of the Touro College Division of Graduate Studies, recently received the Touro College Graduate of Social Work’s National Distinguished Leadership Award for...

Yeshiva Darchei Aliya, Variety Connection Offer Free Chanukah STEM Projects

  Yeshiva Darchei Aliya (YDA) teams up with Variety Connection to distribute Chanukah projects for children that utilize STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) components to bring Chanukah to life. YDA...

The Shefa School Empowers Every Child To Succeed

By Rochelle Maruch Miller It takes an extraordinary school to infuse students with such a high level of enthusiasm that they cannot wait for another school day to begin. No...
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