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  • Hebrew Word of the Week: savlanut

    March 25, 2016 | 2:57 pm

    A very common word in Israeli Hebrew, even if it is not always put into practice; derived from s-b-l “to carry a load; to endure; to suffer.” Likewise, the English (Latin) word “patient” means “one who endures” as well as “a sick, suffering, person (in a hospital).”

    Some related...

  • The Worst Teacher I Ever Had & The Most Important Lesson I Ever Learned

    By Rabbi John Rosove

    March 12, 2013 | 2:06 pm

    I have taught children of every age since the early 1970s. In more than four decades I have learned many lessons about how people best learn, why teachers need to teach to the individual child and what is ultimately important in the teacher-student relationship. The Babylonian...

  • Inclusion: Awarding Success and Documenting the Fight

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    February 27, 2013 | 10:32 pm

    For many parents of children with special needs the word “inclusion” seems like the elusive pot of gold waiting at the end of a rainbow. You’ve heard it exists, and think it would be great, but haven’t actually ever seen it.

    Two different key events that focus on inclusion are...