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Rabbi Laurence Scheindlin
August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm
May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pmIt was, I believe, a disarmingly candid statement during my interview in 1977 that helped get me my job as headmaster of Sinai Akiba Academy in Los Angeles.
"If I were on the board of a day school seeking to hire a headmaster," I said, "I am not the person I would hire -- yet." At...