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August 2021

Love Is Stronger than Opinion

Dear Maya,     Since you and I haven’t communicated in over a year and your first reach out to me is about wanting to...

Technology, Torah and More

The importance of art expression and its impact on whole-child education is well understood by the Hebrew Academy, a Jewish day school in Huntington...

Reimagined and Reinvigorated

Johannah Sohn, the new director of congregational learning at Temple Beth El in Aliso Viejo, has a vision.     “There is a pulsating hum...

EdJEWcation

Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik taught that, “The individuals belonging to the community complement one another existentially. Each individual possesses something unique, rare, which is...

An Unusual Public-School Teacher

In light of the upcoming school year, which will hopefully be a relatively normal one, I decided to write about a most unusual teacher,...

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Something New

    Every fall, the air gets cooler, the kids go back to school, and Rosh Hashanah rolls around. The holiday itself celebrates the...

Digging In

    The High Holiday celebrations in the Jewish world are an incredibly hands-on experience.     Even the tiniest active gesture pulls the holiday...

Yom Kippur

    Yom Kippur–the Jewish Day of Atonement–is a fast day that follows Rosh Hashanah. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are often called the...

Rosh Hashanah Basics

    Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish new year, a fall holiday that calls for both rejoicing and serious introspection. According to Jewish tradition,...