Jewish Education Blog

February 13, 2018

Each day, as I walk into Gan Ami, I marvel at the beauty of our community of young learners.  When I open the door into one of our infant rooms, I am nearly speechless from the beauty and gentleness of what happens with educators and our tiniest students.

To many, infan...

February 5, 2018

Photo credit Mequon Jewish Preschool.

From the moment we are born our sense of self starts the journey of establishing itself, and the same process happens for any system, and educational systems in particular. From the first day, its identity that until then was just...

September 8, 2017

Gan Ami Early Childhood Education Program, Mequon Jewish Preschool, and Wisconsin Institute for Torah Study (WITS) 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 comm...

September 5, 2017

 Photo from Mequon Jewish Preschool.

Did you go to preschool? I didn’t go to a Jewish preschool, but I remember watching a demolition crew tear down my preschool to make room for something else. I felt like someone punched me in the gut. All the memories in that buildin...

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...

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).

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