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Voters in New York state passed a schools bond act that may provide up to $38 million in reimbursements to Jewish day schools and yeshivas.
The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014, one of three referendums on the state ballot Tuesday, authorizes the state comptroller to issue and sell...
November 8, 2012 | 12:07 pm
In religious Jewish communities, the affordability of day schools is one of the most discussed social challenges. Supporting vibrant, successful, viable Jewish day schools is no less than supporting the Jewish future — our children are our future, and the values we demonstrate and...
March 23, 2011 | 12:16 pm
Jewish day schools in the Los Angeles area have until April 1 to take part in a unique contest that will award grants of up to $25,000 for cutting-edge classroom technology and programs.
The Technology for Schools Grant Contest, open to day schools across the country, is a new...
March 13, 2011 | 12:20 pm
Pittsburgh’s Jewish day schools are offering free tuition to new students in grades 3-11 for the coming school year.
The initiative is being paid for by the three schools—the Community Day School, Hillel Academy and Yeshiva Schools, all in the residential Squirrel Hill neighborhood...
March 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm
"What's Next for Shalhevet?" by Julie Gruenbaum Fax appeared in these pages on Feb. 4. Reactions of Shalhevet
parents, faculty, students, alumni, administrators and, indeed, even its rivals, have ranged from rage and outrage to tears and dismay.
From the beginning of the article...
May 31, 2001 | 8:00 pm
By 7 p.m., the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust was packed with parents, teachers, survivors and dozens of students who had participated in the Jay Shalmoni Holocaust Arts and Writing Contest. The May 22 reception honored those students, each of whom had spoken to a Holocaust...