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  • Not So Fast

    March 9, 2015 | 2:15 pm

    We live in a world that values achievement, excellence, hard work, and success. There’s nothing wrong with any of these things. In fact, I wish them on us all - on our synagogues and our schools, on ourselves and our children as well.

    But the problem is, the message many of our...

  • Hamilton High’s Sour Note

    By Ruth Andrew Ellenson

    September 19, 2002 | 7:59 pm

    Most parents dream of having a school administrator like Jeff Kaufman.

    As the assistant principal and director of the Academy of Music magnet program at Hamilton High School, Kaufman, a graduate of Hamilton, led his program to win an honorary Grammy, be featured on the Disney series...