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Crossing the Finish Line

Last week the Commonwealth of Massachusetts celebrated Patriots’ Day.  Wikipedia says that Patriots’ Day is a “civic holiday commemorating the anniversary of the Battles of Lexington and Concord, the first battles of the American Revolutionary War.” All I...

Securing and Growing Jewish Day Schools

The following originally appeared on eJewishPhilanthropy.com, as part of the series “Growing Jewish Education in Challenging Times.” What will it take to make sure that Jewish day school education continues to thrive for future generations, even in...

Weekly Links

From across the pond, a piece on the lack of evaluation of the long-term impact of Britain’s Jewish schools [The Jewish Chronicle] In keeping with the British Invasion theme, Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks writes about the power of faith schools [Office of the...

Spring Cleaning and Reflective Thinking

Spring carries many associations: a welcome change for those of us who endure harsh winters, the phenomenon of spring cleaning (which is surprisingly cross-cultural), and for Jews, the arrival and powerful impact of Pesach. This year, I experienced the coming of...