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Jewish Education Blog

One thing that makes Judaism different from other religions is that we are a big welcoming extended family with a deep history. For our Jewish family, everyone has the responsibility to remember the history. That is what Jewish education is all about: memory, identity,...

Jewish education has changed. What my brother described is not what I see in the Milwaukee area supplementary schools (Sunday schools and Hebrew Schools).

So what does it matter who sets the table, who leads the blessing, who hands out the snack? When we teach our children, from the youngest age, that they are independent, caring, strong human beings, we support their journey to becoming mensches (good people).

July 20, 2017

Today, my three children attend a bilingual Hebrew/English, Jewish day school in a suburb of Atlanta.

When we considered grade school options for our children five years ago, all the buzz was around bilingual immersion education. The day school we chose is a bilingual...

July 17, 2017

What are your earliest memories? They are probably related to home and family. Many times these early memories are connected with a strong emotion, whether positive or negative. What do we want our children’s earliest memories to be?

One of my earliest memories is of my...

One summer I spent hours and hours planting a vegetable garden in my backyard. As anyone who has even done the same will tell you, it was hard work. There was a lot of weeding and watering before I saw any results. But before the end of the summer, there were vegetable...

July 5, 2017

Parents who choose Jewish education for their children experience something that's as important -- and possibly more so -- than quality education: a sense of belonging.

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote, "In our generation, the struggle of whether we connec...

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