Jewish Journal

Temple collaboration sparks new approach to religious school

by Cyndi Bemel

August 12, 2015 | 4:09 pm

From left: Rabbi Yechiel Hoffman of Temple Beth Am, Johannah Sohn of Adat Ari El and Adrianne Pasternak of Shomrei Torah Synagogue worked together to create the Jewish Learning Community Network. Photo by Ori Chen-Zion

With “Midrash Manicures” among their new course offerings, a few Conservative religious schools are hoping to counter student... read full article

  • LAUSD board president Steve Zimmer talks about getting back to basics

    by Leslee Komaiko

    August 12, 2015 | 3:06 pm

    Steve Zimmer was first elected to the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) board in 2009 after coming to town as a Teach for America trainee and...

  • Teaching the teachers

    by Aaron Pellish

    August 12, 2015 | 2:25 pm

    In 2007, Michael Zeldin spoke to the Jewish Journal about DeLeT (Day School Leadership Through Teaching; it also means “door” in Hebrew), the education...

  • Einstein Charter Schools expand to Beverly Hills

    by Elyse Glickman

    August 12, 2015 | 2:17 pm

    The Albert Einstein Academy of Letters, Arts and Sciences (AEA) marked the start of the 2015-16 school year with the opening of its new Odyssey Academy,...

  • A crusader for California’s kids

    by Leslee Komaiko

    August 12, 2015 | 2:16 pm

    For nearly 20 years, Robina Suwol has been on a mission to protect California’s kids from dangerous pesticides, toxins and chemicals. And the Sherman...

  • Irvine Hebrew Day School turns one

    by Leslee Komaiko

    August 12, 2015 | 2:09 pm

    According to Karin Hepner, Orange County is home to more than 100,000 Jewish residents and, until one year ago, just two Jewish day schools. Hepner...

  • Outstanding Graduates 2015: Profiles on leadership, philanthropy and education

    June 10, 2015 | 5:02 pm

    In recent weeks, we invited all of you to nominate graduating high-schoolers who exemplify excellence. The result was an amazing group of innovators,...

  • Authentic people person

    by Ryan Torok

    June 10, 2015 | 3:07 pm

    Jacob Shulman, 18
    El Camino Real Charter
    Gap year: Conservative Yeshiva in Israel

    As president of Shomrei Torah Synagogue’s chapter of United...

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