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Tag: Day Schools
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October 19, 2011 | 11:55 am
Two St. Louis Jewish day schools, a Reform and a Conservative, have voted to merge.
The boards of the Conservative-affiliated Solomon Schechter Day School of St. Louis and the Saul Mirowitz Day School-Reform Jewish Academy backed the merger in separate votes Monday, according to the...
August 17, 2011 | 12:07 pm
When the recession first brought financial hardship to the Los Angeles Jewish community, community leaders feared that families would leave day schools in droves, causing Jewish education to be yet another casualty. But despite the recent market swings and global insecurity, those...
June 15, 2011 | 3:34 pm
Challenging God, Politics of ‘Credo’
Of all the items on Dennis Prager’s list of his basic Jewish beliefs, item No. 7 repels me the most (“My Jewish Credo,” June 10). He quotes G.K. Chesteron, “When people stop believing in God, they don’t believe in nothing, they...
August 28, 2008 | 1:49 am
February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pmMore than 225 Jewish educators from pluralistic community day schools across the country convened in Los Angeles for four days of networking and brainstorming last month.
The 20th annual conference of Ravsak: Jewish Community Day School Network, held at the Biltmore Millennium...
December 23, 2004 | 7:00 pm
Sitting in a roomful of teachers and the people who love them in a Bel Air hotel on a recent Thursday afternoon, you could almost forget that Jewish educators are inexcusably underappreciated, underhonored and underpaid.
The Jewish Educator Awards luncheon, hosted by award sponsors...
September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm
Day Schools Earn Accreditation
Two area day schools, both founded in 1994, earned full accreditation this summer.
Beth Hillel Day School in Valley Village, the East Valley's only Reform Jewish day school, was accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and...
September 2, 2004 | 8:00 pm
The idea that a significant number of American Jewish children would come to attend Jewish day schools would have seemed unimaginable no more than 40 years ago, and the notion that thousands from Reform Jewish homes would attend such schools would have seemed even more fantastic....
January 2, 2003 | 7:00 pm
A Jewish grandmother caring for her two grandsons was eagerto send them to Huntington Beach Hebrew School so that they could learn about their ancestry. However, she only had a limited income, and the tuition cost is $7,500 a year. But thanks to an "angel" who paid their full...
August 30, 2001 | 8:00 pm
February 17, 2000 | 7:00 pmOne of every five American Jewish schoolchildren is now enrolled in an all-day Jewish parochial school, according to a comprehensive "census" of Jewish day schools released last month by a family foundation in New York.
The enrollment figures -- 184,333 students total, up a brisk 15...