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From Our CEO: Summer Update

I recently spent an intense week in Israel with my Leading Edge CEO On-Boarding cohort.  Sitting in a café overlooking the walls of the Old City in a rare moment of quiet, I was struck by how, at least in Israel, some things never change (the vista of those ancient...

From our CEO: Crystal Ball

There is no crystal ball. Despite the best efforts of the most ambitious and talented planners and forecasters, no one can truly tell what the future will bring. Schools everywhere right now have two important priorities: how to end this school year on a high, and how...

From our CEO: Pesach

With Pesach (Passover) right around the corner, we are entering a kind of liminal state of time. The Torah in Shemot (Exodus) tells us that Rosh Chodesh Nissan is the start of a new year, a true beginning. Just as teachers and parents alike might be starting to talk...

From Our CEO: Gam Ani

I have been thinking about the future we expect for our children and what we anticipate their future will be like in light of the recent and pervasive accounts of sexual harassment throughout society. How can we, shapers of the Jewish future, prepare them for such an...

From Our CEO: Lightning Rod

Some days, I feel naked without a name badge. Jewish conferences come thick and fast in our calendars. It is inspiring to participate in the gathering of so many people who care so much about our Jewish communities and our Jewish future. As I represent the day school...

From Our CEO- Wanted: Bold Ideas

During Prizmah’s second year, we are embarking on an important, ambitious project to figure out how Prizmah can best serve our vital Jewish day schools for years to come.  To do this, Prizmah’s board is engaged in a long-term strategic planning process.  We know that...