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  • What Jewish schools are teaching in sex ed

    October 6, 2015 | 11:55 am

    Just because Judaism permits sex only within the confines of marriage doesn’t mean all Jewish day schools avoid teaching how to put on a condom or what sexually transmitted diseases are. Jewish law is taught in Jewish day school classes, as are the reproductive system, menstrual...

  • What Jewish schools are teaching in sex ed

    September 10, 2015 | 3:36 pm

    Just because Judaism permits sex only within the confines of marriage doesn’t mean Jewish day schools aren’t teaching how to put a condom on or what sexually transmitted diseases are.

    While abstinence and Jewish law are taught in Jewish day school classes, so are the reproduction...

  • With help, local schools grow their endowments

    January 14, 2015 | 1:55 pm

    The endowment at Oakwood School, a private, nonsectarian day school in North Hollywood, adds up to nearly $20 million. Compare that to Los Angeles-area Jewish day schools and things just don’t equate — some have no endowment at all, and at many others, the endowment is, at best,...

  • Shirley Levine, education icon, dies at 80

    By Ryan Torok

    January 12, 2012 | 6:52 pm

    Shirley Levine, a leader in Jewish education who founded Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School in Northridge, the first non-denominational Jewish community day school in Los Angeles, died on Jan. 9. She was 80. 

    “She was an incredible visionary and the impact she had on Jewish day...

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  • Honoring Dedication

    By Susanna Crosby Perrin

    January 18, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Shirley Levine is a woman with many admirers. She was the founding principal of both Abraham Joshua Heschel Day Schools in Northridge and Agoura and has been dedicated to their success for more than 25 years. Just speak with one of the many parents whose children attend one of the...

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