Jewish Education Blog

August 28, 2017

Pictured: Shinshin working with Hebrew school students at Congregation Beth Israel Ner Tamid School of Jewish Studies.

I don’t know about other Hebrew schools, but for me (35 years ago) Hebrew school wasn't always the most fun place to be. But times are changing! Today,...

August 25, 2017

Both Bader Hillel Academy and Milwaukee Jewish Day School started school this week. Wishing them a great year of learning and growing together. We are grateful for everything they do for our children and our community. Shabbat Shalom.

August 14, 2017

Picture is from Mequon Jewish Preschool.

In August, parents turn their attention to the coming school year. There are school supplies and new clothes to buy, new teachers to meet, schedules to coordinate. But where does Jewish education fall on your to-do list? The answ...

August 11, 2017

Students at Yeshiva Elementary Schoollearn together.

In one of the stranger episodes in my teen years, my father’s secretary (who was not Jewish) said to me, “I know why you and your siblings are so smart! You read Hebrew and it is backwards. It must exercise your brain...

August 3, 2017

I often hear parents try to explain why they chose our school, saying “The sense of community” is what attracted them and remains what they love about the school. They also say the school helps to raise “mensches” – good people. Those are difficult attributes to define...

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