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The UC Berkeley campus is no stranger to conflict and dispute. Anti-Israel protests led by students are quite common. But on March 10th, students will set aside polarizing opinions and divisive protests for a Day of Loving Kindness in memory of Judah Marans.
Etti Krinsky | Education | Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Dovid Zaklikowski | Education | Thursday, July 30, 2015
Mushkie Junik | Education | Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The White House | Education | Monday, April 27, 2015
Rosie Jacobs | Education | Thursday, April 23, 2015
Maayan Jaffe | Education | Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Rosie Jacobs | Education | Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Dovid Zaklikowski | Education | Monday, March 16, 2015
Dovid Zaklikowski | Education | Sunday, January 18, 2015
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Staff Writer | Education | Friday, November 28, 2014
Dovid Zaklikowski | Education | Tuesday, November 18, 2014
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Staff Writer | Education | Friday, November 7, 2014
Dovid Zaklikowski | Education | Thursday, November 6, 2014
Dovid Zaklikowski | Education | Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Rena Greenberg | Education | Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Staff Writer | Education | Thursday, October 23, 2014
Dovid Zaklikowski | Education | Tuesday, September 30, 2014
The 7th grader would have to be persuasive, because Chabad is different from the kinds of organizations for which students at Gideon Hausner raise funds . . .
Faygie Levy | Education | Tuesday, December 10, 2013
When Devorah Freundlich, 13, of Beijing, China, is not busy with her schoolwork, she’s popping cakes out of the oven in her mom’s kitchen. They are custom cakes—dolls, police trucks, snowmobiles
Laima Barber | Education | Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Last Sunday, November 21, 700 guests joined the National Committee For Furtherance of Jewish Education at a 70 year anniversary celebration Chelsea Piers Pier 60.
Mordechai Lightstone | Education | Thursday, November 25, 2010
Residents of historical New Albany, Ohio will soon welcome the Lori Schottenstein Chabad Center for a Jewish Tomorrow, a stately Georgian structure located in the heart of the quaint village.
Mendy Rimler | Education | Wednesday, November 24, 2010
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Young, smart, Jewish, they are the children of the baby boomers who cut their teeth on hi-speed internet and the virtual world it placed in their laps while still in the stroller.
Education | Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Children’s mobile museum drives like a truck, and expands into a 1,000 square ft. space for hands-on Jewish experience.
R.C. Berman | Education | Thursday, November 11, 2010
While this online program makes it possible for students to study at home or in the office, opportunities for lively debate and discussion, it seems, will be compromised. Not so, counters Wilhelm.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Thursday, October 21, 2010
Rabbi Moishe Kievman, Chabad representative in Highland Lakes, who co-directs the program together with his wife, Layah, says the school has grown by word-of-mouth. Children and their parents seem to love it.
Mendy Rimler | Education | Monday, October 18, 2010
Chief Rabbi of Russia Berel Lazar met Wedensday with the President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Mr. Mevlüt Çavusoglu, who is in Moscow to address interreligious understanding.
Education | Thursday, October 14, 2010
With the new school year fast approaching, parents affected by the current economic crisis are facing difficult choices regarding their children’s education.
Mordechai Lightstone | Education | Tuesday, September 7, 2010
As schools across the country open their doors this September some 180 students of the Desert Torah Academy will be entering a brand new, state-of-the-art school building in Southern Nevada
Mendy Rimler | Education | Monday, August 30, 2010
For the first time ever, Jewish students studying at any of the cluster of arts colleges in Center City, Philadelphia, will have their own Jewish student organization
Staff Writer | Education | Thursday, August 26, 2010
Sixty years after it was emptied of its Jewish worshipers, the Óbuda synagogue in Budapest—the oldest in Hungary, will open its doors to services this Rosh Hashana.
Mordechai Lightstone | Education | Wednesday, August 25, 2010
University students heading back to school in the United Kingdom will find their Chabad centers on campus expanding....
R. C. Berman | Education | Monday, August 23, 2010
Possibly the largest national Jewish study program of its kind, the five-day Retreat this year opens Tuesday, August 17, and will offer an unusual Jewish immersion experience through...
Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters | Education | Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Sanford Rosenthal surfs the web using a talking computer. To find matching clothes each morning, he feels the Braille labels on his shirts. His cell phone announces the number of the caller who is trying to reach him.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Toasting the new graduates in Hebrew at the Hotel Intercontinental ballroom, 300 guests - proud family and friends from Israel and Budapest’s Jewish community - saluted Chabad’s role in helping the students survive their years of studies and internship. Young docs rose to thank Chabad for giving them a greater appreciation for Jewish life and thought.
R. C. Berman | Education | Sunday, July 11, 2010
This past year, on an average Friday night, a combined total of 7,000 students took their seats at Chabad on Campus for Shabbat dinner. Some 3,479 students attended one or more of 408 Jewish study classes
R. C. Berman | Education | Monday, July 5, 2010
Some 14 Chabad centers are now within the top 200 most voted for non-profits in the U.S. The votes are accumulating on the Chase Bank Facebook, as charities compete with each other for a share of the $5 million it will be giving away on July 13.
S. Fridman | Education | Friday, July 2, 2010
In many ways Michael Friedman is no different than a lot of other college students who take a short break before in late spring, after college classes end and before the start of a summer job. This year, instead of going home or on vacation, Friedman decided he’d something different: study in yeshiva.
Amihai Tzippor | Education | Wednesday, June 30, 2010
On Thursday, June 24th, the Jewish community of Philadelphia participated in a cocktail evening with the Steinhardt Neubauer Jewish Heritage Programs at the Hall of Flags, University of Pennsylvania.
Education | Friday, June 25, 2010
Some 350 Chabad rabbis from around the world came together last week for the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute conference held on the campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University in Downtown Brooklyn. Now in its 12th year...
Mordechai Lightstone | Education | Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Participants in the World Interfaith Summit expressed concern about the recent rise of extremism, terrorist acts committed world-wise, terrorists’ use of weapons of mass destruction
Education | Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Machne Israel Development Fund announces major gift to establish the Chabad Early Childhood Initiative
Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters | Education | Wednesday, April 21, 2010
Five million minutes. That’s how much time users have logged joining an online broadcast hosted by a Chabad rabbi as he delivers a daily dose of Torah and Tanya simply
R. C. Berman | Education | Tuesday, March 2, 2010
Heads of some of Chabad-Lubavitch's most influential programs silenced their Blackberries and shared their strategies for building Jewish life with sixteen students of the Hornstein Professional Leadership Program at Brandeis University.
R. C. Berman | Education | Monday, February 22, 2010
The Chabad Jewish Student Center at FIU, known as the Tabicinic Chabad House, was founded by Rabbi Levi and his wife, Sashie, in August of 2004. By the time the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at FIU, became its president--the Friedmans were well acquainted with him.
Levi Margolin | Education | Thursday, January 28, 2010
At Chabad’s recent Attorneys and Law Students Networking Event, 75 students got to know powerbrokers like real-estate mogul and attorney Leon Charney, Jones Day partner Andy Green,
Rivka Chaya Berman | Education | Thursday, January 21, 2010
There are only three days left to get out the (Facebook) vote and help the sole Jewish non-profit competing to win $1 million dollars take the prize.
Amy Klein | Education | Wednesday, January 20, 2010
For 20 Russian Jewish boys from Brooklyn, Staten Island and New Jersey, a weeklong winter camp this past December in Monticello, New York, offered them an exhilarating change of scenery and spirit.
Mordechai Lightstone | Education | Tuesday, January 5, 2010
Today’s financial climate earns foreclosures scant notice. But with a thriving yeshiva in middle America facing that prospect, the response is coming in fast and furious.
C.R. Lundy | Education | Monday, January 4, 2010
When Wall Street cheers as the Dow Jones scrapes its way up from 12-year lows, it sounds faint and hollow to Chabad centers on Main Streets around the world.
Rivka Chaya Berman | Education | Thursday, December 24, 2009
The'Arbeit Macht Frei' sign stolen Friday from the entrance to the Auschwitz death camp has been recovered, say Polish police authorities. Five men were reportedly arrested for the theft.
Mordechai Lightstone | Education | Sunday, December 20, 2009
200 teenagers were shuttled Tuesday in Hummer stretch limousines outfitted with rooftop menorahs, to the Jewish Heritage Museum in New York City.
Education | Thursday, December 17, 2009
Gordon M., 36, is an inmate at a Virginia prison where he recently participated in a yeshiva program. The three-day intensive Torah study experience, he says, were “the happiest and most joyful days in my last ten years of incarceration.”
Levi Margolin | Education | Monday, November 30, 2009
(lubavitch.com) On September 1, 2009, 14,000 students in the Ohr Avner school system of the Former Soviet Union lined up for first bell.
Baila Olidort | Education | Monday, November 23, 2009
At the University of Connecticut, fresh loaves of Challah serve as a bond for the students and local seniors. In conjunction with Jewish fraternity...
R. C. Lundy | Education | Monday, November 9, 2009
Three youths will be arraigned Friday morning in connection with Tuesday’s break-in at the Chabad Jewish Center of Cape Cod. The local teenagers are accused of vandalizing the synagogue, pulling a charity box off the wall, smashing doors, and throwing phylacteries on the floor.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Thursday, November 5, 2009
In this classroom, you can chew gum and sit with your feet up. And while the teacher is in your living room, your office, and seat 16F on your next flight, you can relax. He isn’t taking attendance.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Roughly 93% of teenagers use the internet today, with 70% regularly accessing social networking sites such as facebook and myspace. Three out of four teens carry their own cell phones, and even more communicate via email and instant messaging.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Tuesday, October 27, 2009
For her work, “Enhancing Language Skills Through Technology Driven Global Connections,” Hebrew Academy teacher Ms. Miriam Gold, a teacher at Chabad’s Huntington Beach Hebrew Academy...
Staff Writer | Education | Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Shofar Factories are popping up in cities across the globe, attracting children to explore the significance of the shofar and the holiday it represents...
Dvora Lakein | Education | Monday, September 14, 2009
As Sept 11 is remembered today, memorial ceremonies will abound, as they should. But many will look for signs of change that prove that the evil unleashed on that calamitous day has been defeated.
B. Olidort | Education | Friday, September 11, 2009
The Maharal had an influence on many streams of Jewish thought, including Chasidism, and especially on Chabad Chasidism. Indeed, the founder of Chabad, Reb Schneur Zalman of Liadi, was a direct descendant of the Maharal.
Baila Olidort | Education | Monday, September 7, 2009
With almost 600 attendees, this year’s assembly brought together more participants than all three previous retreats combined. It was a stunning success....
Dvora Lakein | Education | Tuesday, August 18, 2009
In this week's Flashback! we've uncovered an interesting press release by our news service from 1965, in which the Lubavitcher Rebbe endorsed President Johnson's proposal that the federal aid education bill also include various provisions for the secular departments of parochial schools.
Education | Friday, July 31, 2009
Nine weeks ago, Josh Weinstein packed up his blue Corolla for the 284-mile drive from Norfolk, Virginia to Morristown, New Jersey. The semester at Virginia Wesleyan College had just ended, and Weinstein, an English professor at the school, was gearing up for some study of his own: Yeshiva-style.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Wednesday, July 29, 2009
Dusty chalk and dry-erase boards are so Twentieth-century. The Hebrew Academy of Huntington Beach, California, known for its progressive educational methods is moving ahead once again.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Tuesday, July 28, 2009
What’s a successful entrepreneur doing sponsoring the publication of an esoteric, Chasidic discourse? Or repairing the gravesite of its author in some remote Ukrainian townlet? Mouli Cohen , 51, who made his fortune as an investor in biotechnology and hi-tech enterprises, believes in “giving back.” And he wants to give back to Chabad, he says, because of what Chabad gives to the world.
S. Fridman | Education | Monday, July 27, 2009
Harry Samet was wheeling his cart through Costco last August when he saw a young rabbi in a black jacket loading up on folding tables and chairs. Rumor had it that a Chabad couple had moved to town, a Yosef Plotkin and his wife, and this was Samet’s first introduction to the bearded rabbi.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Thursday, July 23, 2009
A visitor to a middle school classroom in Los Angeles on a sunny morning some months ago was greeted with what appeared to be utter chaos. The desks were not lined up, everyone seemed to be talking at once, and almost no one was paying any attention to the young twenty-something teacher, who was unfazed by the scene in front of her.
Tzivia Emmer | Education | Wednesday, July 22, 2009
A Jewish day school near the University of Washington has left the Chabad center it has called home for the last 35 years, for a bigger and greener learning environment. “We’re going to move from having skinned knees to having grass stains,” said Rabbi Yossi Charytan, head of the Menachem Mendel Seattle Cheder Day School.
D. Lipson | Education | Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Cybersmart, the first national cybersafety education initiative of its kind, was launched July 13, at Chabad’s Beth Rivkah Ladies College of Melbourne.An interactive website designed to keep kids safe when using the internet, Cybersmart was provided by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA).
Staff Writer | Education | Monday, July 20, 2009
The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute unveiled its latest course, “Heaven on Earth: Timeless Vessels, Timely Lessons” to 2,500 students this week. The three-week program comes on the heels of last year’s miniseries which explored the significance of the structure of the Beit Hamikdash (the Temples that stood in Jerusalem). This year, its continuation focuses on the spiritual significance of the Temple’s six primary instruments.
R. C. Lundy | Education | Wednesday, July 15, 2009
For Rabbi Chaim Shmaya Wilhelm , a son of Portland, returning to his hometown for a summer of study is only natural. This August, Wilhelm and six young rabbis will descend on America’s greenest city with Talmudic tracts and Torah books, ready to study with local businessmen, students, and professionals. The much-anticipated Oregon Yeshiva Experience attracted 60 students last year; this year Wilhelm hopes to push the number to 100. With promises of “study with Moses, Maimonides, and a couple of guys from Brooklyn,” Wilhelm is setting up yeshiva-shop in this northwestern city.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Thursday, July 9, 2009
Esther Stein began her religious journey in Lima and continued it in Brooklyn where she studied at a women’s yeshiva. During her time in America, Stein’s mentor, Rabbi Uri Blumenfeld, kept in touch with her and her teachers, gave her money to purchase warm clothing for the cold New York winter, visited regularly, and introduced her to her future husband.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Thursday, July 2, 2009
107 Israeli orphans were honored at a moving bar mitzvah ceremony Monday, at the Western Wall. Colel Chabad’s annual Bar Mitzvah Project sponsored the gala bar mitzvah with a full reception at the Jerusalem Convention Center, marking the boys’ right of passage in dignity and celebration.
Zalman Nelson | Education | Wednesday, July 1, 2009
For one full day, the teachers became students. Clad in their distinctive black hats and suits, they listened attentively, raised their hands to ask questions, and passed the occasional note (via text-messaging, of course).
Dvora Lakein | Education | Monday, June 29, 2009
(lubavitch.com) Chabad-on-Campus representatives convened yesterday at Lubavitch Headquarters for a special session with Mr. George Rohr .
Education | Thursday, June 25, 2009
June 25th marked the 15th anniversary of the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory. In honor of the occasion, lubavitch.com interviewed Rabbi Adin (Even Yisrael) Steinsaltz. Rabbi Steinsaltz, a noted rabbi, scholar, philosopher, social critic and a prolific author of books on a wide scope of Jewish topics, is most commonly known for his popular commentary and translation of the Talmud into Hebrew, French, Russian and Spanish. A Chasidic scholar as well, Rabbi Steinsaltz has translated the Tanya, the primary source text of Chabad Chasidism, into English and written numerous works on Chasidic and Kabbalistic themes.In 1988, he was awarded the Israel Prize, Israel's highest honor, for Jewish studies.
Baila Olidort | Education | Thursday, June 25, 2009
In 1942, the Jewish community was entrenched in the ghetto and Sarah Koll had the dire (and accurate) premonition that life was about to get much worse. She instructed her eight-year old daughter, Paula to take care of her younger brother, should bad come to worse.
Education | Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Since 2005, the Atlanta Smicha Program has ordained 32 rabbis (including this year’s crop of eight students) in a unique combination of rigorous personal study and community instruction. In addition to standard Jewish law and ethics, the students also completed a course of “practical rabbinics,” including public speaking, fundraising, and counseling.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Thursday, June 18, 2009
Tulane itself has done remarkably well since Katrina. Unlike the city itself, which has not rebounded because of poor leadership, Tulane’s president, Scott Cowen, rebranded in the aftermath of the hurricane. He had a real vision, and he used the opportunity to revamp the school, closing down departments that weren’t so successful, and recruiting a more serious element of students.
Baila Olidort | Education | Thursday, June 11, 2009
After the trophies and closing ceremonies at last week’s World School Chess Championship in Thessaloniki, Greece, the Israeli and Iranian teams met with their coaches and local Chabad Rabbi Yoel Kaplan to talk chess and peace.
Staff Writer | Education | Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Representatives of two prestigious education accreditation programs visited two Chabad Florida schools last week. Representing the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools was a former superintendent of Miami-Dade County.
Staff Writer | Education | Tuesday, May 12, 2009
(lubavitch.com) “In this essay, I examine how my understanding of G-d affects how I should live my life. I ask, ‘what is God, where is God and what does He have to do with me?”
S. Fridman | Education | Tuesday, April 28, 2009
What’s it like to study in a yeshiva setting? Some 30 students at Binghamton University got an approximation of the traditional yeshiva model of Talmud and Jewish philosophy study this past Sunday as they paired up with rabbinical students from the central Chabad yeshiva in New York, and split hairs over Talmudic minutiae.
S. Fridman | Education | Monday, April 27, 2009
What is a woman’s responsibility to her unborn child? Is it her right not to birth the infant? Is it her obligation to care for her child?
Dvora Lakein | Education | Thursday, April 23, 2009
Education | Sunday, April 5, 2009
Snow still covers the campground on Perch Lake Road, but for Rabbi Yitzchok Steinmetz , summer is already underway. The director of Camp L’man Achai has been gearing up for the camp season since October and now finds himself in a flurry of applications. The camp, which recently earned ACA accreditation, offers a unique niche in a world where there are camps to fill every interest.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Thursday, March 19, 2009
Students on 340 college campuses worldwide say that a highlight of their (stressful) week is Friday night at the local Chabad. While the current economic crisis is causing some Jewish campus organizations to cut back and charge for their meals, Chabad is continuing to provide the same service, at the same price: free.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Monday, February 23, 2009
Kehot Publication Society , the Lubavitch publishing house, recently announced the publication of Pirkei Avot: Ethics of the Fathers With a New Commentary, Anthologized from the works of the Classic Commentators and the Chasidic Masters, translated and compiled by Rabbi Yossi Marcus .
Zalman Abraham | Education | Wednesday, February 18, 2009
The Penn Democrats and the Penn College Republicans broke bread and ate traditional Shabbat food together at the Lubavitch House last Friday evening.
Ted Koutsoubas | Education | Tuesday, February 17, 2009
Today, 14 years later, the Friendship Circle model has been adopted in 74 locations worldwide. 11,000 teenagers from the U.S. to Australia dedicate time every week to help 4500 special needs children and their families live richer lives.
Education | Thursday, February 12, 2009
The International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchos begins Wednesday evening at Lubavitch Headquarters in Brooklyn.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Wednesday, February 11, 2009
Flying virtually around mountains and over seas, Adult Jewish education students in Carmiel are experiencing the Torah’s account of the Exodus from Egypt from a bird’s eye view using the interactive, three dimensional maps of Google earth.
Zalman Nelson | Education | Monday, February 9, 2009
(lubavitch.com) Jamie Zebrak , a senior at the University of Oregon, has seen Jewish involvement on campus grow five-fold since she started here as a freshman.
Miriam Davids | Education | Thursday, November 6, 2008
(lubavitch.com) The study of Talmud is high on the list of skills, most adults say ruefully, that you either got as a young yeshiva student, or not at all. Not so, say developers of a successful Chabad Talmud study program for adults that is gaining popularity in Jewish communities worldwide.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Tuesday, October 28, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Wall Street bailouts, iPhones, and stratospheric gas prices are bringing more marginally affiliated Jews to Rosh Hashanah services say rabbis across the United States.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Sunday, September 28, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Chabad-Lubavitch of Prague launched the Maharal Institute last week, dedicated to the legacy of Rabbi Yehuda Loew , the Maharal of Prague.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Thursday, September 25, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Fully 13% of the 230,000 students in American Hebrew schools are enrolled in Chabad-run programs, a recent study found.
R. C. Berman | Education | Monday, September 22, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Chabad representatives are givers: of time, of advice, and a home-cooked meal. More commonly known as shluchim, the representatives—also referred to as emissaries or envoys—teach Judaism on a global scale. Now, an innovative program is turning the tables and putting them on the receiving end.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Wednesday, September 17, 2008
(lubavitch.com) At the start of the UK academic term, six new Chabad representative couples will be greeting students at freshers fairs at some of the country's top universities. The expansion more than doubles Chabad on Campus UK’s previous scope.
R. C. Berman | Education | Monday, September 8, 2008
(lubavitch.com) As millions of college students packed up their IPODS and laptops and headed back to school, Chabad-Lubavitch campus representatives nationwide waited to welcome them.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Wednesday, September 3, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Eight year-old Jason Popick is not like most kids. The back-to-school banners that garner groans from most kids, elicited his delightful enthusiasm.
Hadassah Backman | Education | Monday, September 1, 2008
(lubavitch.com) A young adult novel that explores the clash of cultures and budding understanding between a beach-going teen and her Chabad relatives won an important Jewish book award.
R. C. Berman | Education | Tuesday, August 26, 2008
(lubavitch.com) An international group of Jewish teachers is setting out to change how Torah is taught, and if you can wiki, you can join them.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Monday, July 28, 2008
(lubavitch.com) One hundred twenty teachers from Chabad Lubavitch yeshivas and day schools across North America tackled strategies that will allow them to better address the learning needs of the class that awaits them, pencils sharpened, this September.
R. C. Berman | Education | Wednesday, July 23, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Nadine Veibell is still looking for words to adequately capture her experience at the National Jewish Retreat over the Fourth of July weekend at a resort in Park City, Utah.
R.C. Berman | Education | Monday, July 14, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Levi Stein is a Chabad rabbinical student from Michigan. Neil Voss is studying finance at a college in Fresno, CA. This summer they are sharing their two areas of expertise – Judaism and technology – with campers at Camp Gan Israel of Westminster.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Monday, July 14, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Can religion be cool enough for teens? Chabad’s new teen initiative is working to make the answer “yes” – in a very big way.
R.C. Berman | Education | Tuesday, July 8, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Michael Harari arrived in Seattle Tuesday morning. After stashing his camping gear in the bowels of a 46-passenger school bus, he settled in the driver’s seat for the 14-hour trip to San Francisco, 809 miles down the coast.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Wednesday, June 25, 2008
(lubavitch.com) When genetic code from rainforest plants gets patented and sold, how much profit goes to local tribes who conserved and cultivated the plant for years?
R.C. Berman | Education | Monday, June 16, 2008
(lubavitch.com) Pennsylvania, home of the U.S.’s second highest number of federal prisons, right after Texas, sees more than seven out of ten inmates return to prison after release.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Monday, May 26, 2008
Lubavitch.com invited Rabbi Eli Silberstein , Chabad-Lubavitch representative to Cornell University, to share his own reflections on this day.
Education | Wednesday, April 16, 2008
(lubavitch.com/lns) A contingent of 300, from Brazil, Australia, Finland, the US and Canada, who spent months studying Israel’s enduring centrality to Judaism, has just returned from the ultimate field trip.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Friday, April 11, 2008
Dr. Joel Wein is looking for the Lubavitch teacher who changed his life. As a youngster eager to earn a Cub Scout religion badge, he asked his Hebrew School teacher, a young Chabad-Lubavitch woman in her early twenties, for a synagogue where he could attend services.
Education | Monday, March 17, 2008
Soaking up the brilliant California sunshine, 189 new solar panels atop the roofs of Chabad's Hebrew Academy in Huntington Beach are teaching students a living lesson in going green and cutting the school’s energy bills.
R. C. Berman | Education | Monday, March 10, 2008
Rabbi Lazar, who is also head Chabad-Lubavitch representative to Russia, elaborated: “The Church is pushing strongly for this, but we believe that if religion is taught in public schools, it must be done with full consideration for every child and their respective faith.”
Education | Wednesday, February 20, 2008
President’s Day Weekend is off time for most high school students, but in York, PA, a group of sixteen Ramaz students got down and dirty, hacking away as they volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, and then, spontaneously, for Chabad of Lancaster.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Tuesday, February 19, 2008
Maria Karetina, 23, lives in Vladivostok, Russia. Since completing university last year, she has been working as a French-English translator for a large firm. Until last month, she was engaged to a non-Jew, and could have well been the poster girl for assimilation trends across the Former Soviet Union. But three months ago Karetina joined the STARS learning program. That’s when a new circle of friends opened up to her. Jewish ones.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Tuesday, February 12, 2008
The online Chabad resource for Jewish family life will apply the grant to revamping a website that currently includes a Global Mikvah Directory, Mikvah Photo Gallery, Mikvah Mall, and Speakers Bureau, as well as educational essays and articles on Jewish family life. T
Education | Friday, February 1, 2008
Jewish educators and scholars struggling to reconcile scientific thought with Torah views, will find the recently published volume of B'or Ha'Torah Journal of Science, Life and Art in the Light of Torah, an invaluable resource.
Education | Thursday, January 24, 2008
Education | Thursday, January 24, 2008
These ponderous questions are the impetus for a new course by Chabad's Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI). Beyond Belief: Reflections on Jewish Faith, Reason, and Experience , is scheduled to begin in early February.
Education | Wednesday, January 23, 2008
The 15 year-old Brazilian considered what he would be doing if he weren’t enjoying a Chabad sponsored trip that mixes Judaism, touring New York and skiing in Canada.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Friday, January 4, 2008
David Altman figures he’s in for a lot of vacuuming when he gets home. His wife, Alicia, pregnant with their fourth child, gave him the go-ahead to spend December 24 through January 3 at Chabad Lubavitch’s flagship yeshiva, and he’s really, really grateful.
R. C. Berman | Education | Wednesday, January 2, 2008
The graduating senior has had her last Chabad on campus Shabbat dinner; the birthrightisrael experience is over. But the idea is to keep that enthusiasim for Jewish education alive, and to sustain active interest and further Jewish growth. So what now?
R. C. Berman | Education | Monday, December 31, 2007
The only thing about it all that astonishes Rabbi Tzvi Grunblatt , head Chabad representative to Argentina, is how IELADEINU, a Chabad sponsored agency, has evolved, from an impromptu appeal to a judge, on behalf of two Jewish children back in 1999.
B. Olidort | Education | Monday, December 31, 2007
Yeshiva boys typically crack their first Talmudic sugiya (problem) at a young age. The dense Aramaic text, the endless back and forth of argument and counter-argument, are daunting, and starting them young gives them a lifelong edge: mastery over a daf , or page of gemara that leaves many adults feeling they’ve lost an irretrievable opportunity.
Dvora Lakein | Education | Friday, December 28, 2007
Merkos L’inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, announced the establishment of a new Jewish vocational training school in partnership with International Bramson ORT.
R.C. Berman | Education | Wednesday, December 26, 2007
Is Judaism’s belief in free will compatible with concepts of genetic predestination? Are there links between contemporary neuroscience and Kabbalistic concepts of consciousness? A Chabad sponsored Torah and Science Conference explored these and other questions.
Education | Tuesday, December 25, 2007
Fifty children with various developmental delays and physical challenges and seventy-five teenage volunteer buddies will craft menorahs, played dreidel games and sing together at at a Chanukah party at Chabad of Greater South Bay’s Friendship Circle on Sunday.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Thursday, December 6, 2007
Jewish Learning Institute, Chabad’s highly regarded adult education program with 250+ satellite locations, announced the development of an e-learning JLI program, and launched a pilot version of JLI Online courses.
EJ Tansky | Education | Friday, November 9, 2007
Chabad's new curriculum to be launched at the International Conference of Chabad-Lubavitch Shluchim, is on its way to cracking the Talmudic code for yeshiva students and adult learners.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Thursday, November 8, 2007
At this week’s International Shluchim Convention, Chabad-Lubavitch representatives will be sharing strategies for making the problem – public school – part of the solution.
R. C. Berman | Education | Tuesday, November 6, 2007
Torah Day School of Houston (TDS), the school of the Chabad Lubavitch Center—Texas Regional Headquarters, was one of the trail-blazers. Having opened its doors in 1977, TDS is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
Rivkah Lewin | Education | Friday, November 2, 2007
With one in four children growing up in homes with few or no Jewish books, Kehot, the publishing arm of Chabad-Lubavitch, is taking the proactive approach to promote reading.
N. Margolis | Education | Tuesday, October 30, 2007
Risking his life to become a Torah scholar, a rabbi, and a Chabad-Lubavitch chasid, Okunov went on to teach others in underground classes.
Rivkah Lewin | Education | Monday, October 22, 2007
The vote Thursday by Illinois lawmakers to require public school students to begin their day with a moment of silence came as good news to the state's Chabad leaders who supported lobbying efforts to pass the law.
Education | Saturday, October 13, 2007
A new 6,000 square foot Rohr Chabad Student Center, with all the comforts of home, opened on the New Orleans campus in time for Rosh Hashana.
R. C. Berman | Education | Monday, October 1, 2007
The government of Omsk, Siberia funds the building of a Chabad Or Avner Jewish day school as an example of multi-cultural cooperation.
EJ Tansky | Education | Monday, September 24, 2007
Chabad-Lubavitch representatives growing up far from large Chabad communities miss out on the total immersion experience of yeshiva life. Now, a program developed by educational division of Lubavitch Headquarters addresses this challenge.
N. Margolis | Education | Monday, September 17, 2007
Jewish leaders decry the high rates of intermarriage. Chabad-Lubavitch employs preventive educational programs that ensure Jewish girls appreciate the importance of marrying Jewish well before they are ready to marry.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Sunday, September 9, 2007
Boynton’s Jewish community is trending younger as it grows. Being close to Chabad, its new $1 million mikvah, Hebrew school, and adult education programs is part of the attraction.
R.C. Berman | Education | Monday, September 3, 2007
Chabad continues to push the envelope of the possible. While large Chabad schools are important education providers in major cities, Chabad centers increasingly sustain schools in communities most would consider too small for any Jewish education beyond the afternoon, Sunday school models.
R. C. Berman | Education | Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Not a topic normally associated with nice Jewish kids, bullies have garnered a lot of attention lately.
R.C. Berman | Education | Monday, August 6, 2007
After successfully meeting 425 rigorous criteria, Chabad of South Carolina received word yesterday that its school is the first in the state to receive a prestigious accreditation.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Thursday, August 2, 2007
Education | Thursday, July 26, 2007
Shimmering above the weatherman’s smile is a headline forecasting “Deadly Heat.” Next week’s weather predictions for Glendale, AZ, sizzle between 108 and 111 degrees.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Monday, July 9, 2007
Rabbi Nochem Kaplan , head of the education department of Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch, Chabad Lubavitch headquarters was elected Vice President/Vice Chair of the National Council foe Private School Accreditation, NCPSA, at the group's summer meeting in Washington D.C.
Education | Thursday, June 21, 2007
All through her pregnancy with twin girls, Chaya Perman successfully juggled her roles as director of Chabad of Caracas,
R. C. Berman | Education | Monday, February 26, 2007
One hundred Brazilian and fifteen Argentine young adults ditched beachside vacation plans and skipped Carnaval carousing for weeks of study in the frosty environs of New Jersey’s Rabbinical College of America (RCA) and New York’s Machon Chana Women’s Institute.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Sunday, January 14, 2007
A recently published study by the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis, identified a new demographic, of interest to Jewish outreach activists: first time mothers.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Wednesday, November 22, 2006
At the Walk4Friendship, where 1,300 participants walked, wheeled, rolled and strolled to raise close to $200,000 for the Friendship Circle of West Bloomfield, MI, there were two finish lines.
Rivka Chaya Berman | Education | Friday, September 15, 2006
Rabbi Meir Muller, Chabad-Lubavitch representative and director of the Columbia Jewish Day School, has been named as a national early childhood professional of the year, a top national award program recognizing early childhood educators.
Education | Wednesday, September 13, 2006
Wrapping tefillin on strangers at the airport, climbing into cherry pickers to scale jumbo menorahs, Chabad’s creative zeal for returning Jews to the fold is legend. Now, with the new Yeshiva High School of the Twin Cities being readied to open after Labor Day in Cottage Grove, MN, Chabad is adding a new wrinkle to keep observant teenagers in touch with their Chassidic upbringing.
Rivka Chaya Berman | Education | Sunday, August 27, 2006
Ed Brown covered over 970 miles of blacktop and jaw-dropping mountain passes to make his way to the first annual National Jewish Retreat from his home in Missoula, MT.
Rivka Chaya Rosenthal | Education | Wednesday, August 23, 2006
One hundred teachers and principals from across North America bade an early farewell to summer, and headed to Newark, NJ, for the annual conference hosted by Education Office – Merkos Chinuch – of Chabad-Lubavitch.
Rivka Chaya Berman | Education | Friday, August 11, 2006
I have not seen him in a month, and in that time, the cancer that is chasing my son's body has paralyzed his entire left side and he is rapidly losing mobility. In a mere four weeks, Ryan has gone from dancing at his wedding to being confined to a wheelchair, unable to perform the most basic of functions unassisted.
Education | Thursday, June 8, 2006
With a continuous presence of Jews from classical times to today, Rome's Jewish community may well be the oldest one in the world. At approximately 15,000, its numbers constitute less than 0.4 percent of Rome's total population of three million.
B. Olidort | Education | Monday, January 30, 2006
When 26 students trickled back into Chabad-Lubavitch of New Orleans's Torah Academy on January 5, the only thing that looked familiar was the school building and the smiling faces of their teachers. Everything else had been washed away by Hurricane Katrina.
Rebecca Rosenthal | Education | Wednesday, January 18, 2006
For his quarter-century long commitment to high quality Jewish adult education, Rabbi Yosef Landa was selected from among 600 Jewish communal professionals to receive the award from the Jewish Community Professional Association (JProStL).
Rivka Chaya Rosenthal | Education | Thursday, January 5, 2006
Two Chabad preschools have been chosen to participate in a new pilot program aimed at creating models of excellence in Jewish childhood education.
Rivka Chaya Berman | Education | Monday, December 19, 2005
A biting wind whipped down Eastern Parkway and Kingston Avenue, across the courtyard of the Jewish Children's Museum, but that's not why the 450 people who came Sunday to celebrate Tzivos Hashem-Jewish Children International's 25th anniversary got goose bumps.
Rivka Chaya Berman | Education | Thursday, December 8, 2005
The instruction of evolution vs. the theory of intelligent design, the role of DNA testing in determining identity, the Terry Schiavo case, and the unity of the universe, will be among many placed under the multiple microscopes of Halachah, Science, Kabbalah . . .
Raizel Metzger | Education | Monday, December 5, 2005
Hundreds of students, from tony ivy league universities to schools devoted to the art of the party, are making their way to Brooklyn, NY,
E. J. Tansky | Education | Wednesday, November 2, 2005
Some 500 community members, sponsors and local dignitaries crowded a former bus depot in Moscow yesterday, celebrating the opening of the city's newest site for Jewish education.
Raizy Metzger (fjc.ru contributed to this report) | Education | Monday, October 10, 2005
It takes a village, they say, to raise a child. What then would it take to build a school in which to raise several hundred, nurturing their physical needs, their Jewish souls and their innate curiosity in the world around them?
Raizy Metzger | Education | Thursday, September 29, 2005
Although Simon Wiesenthal , the "Conscience of the Holocaust," has been laid to rest, his endorsement of the Jewish Learning Intitute's Holocaust course in his final days assures that his legacy lives on.
E.J. Tansky | Education | Friday, September 23, 2005
Josh is on the waiting list to get into Chabad of S. Mateo's brand new Chai Jewish Preschool of Excellence, but he doesn't know it. Josh is six months old. Although the school only had its first open house on August 7, all twelve places have filled . . .
Rivka Chaya Berman | Education | Friday, September 23, 2005
Chana Luzhetskaya 's mother was not there to celebrate her daughter's birthday party, but Chana was not forgotten.
Rivka Chaya Berman | Education | Monday, September 19, 2005
Perm--the region's capital city and namesake--is home to about one million people, approximately 8000 of whom are Jewish.
Raizy Metzger | Education | Friday, September 16, 2005
In 2001, Kevin Shurack , had a job contract to teach English in South Korea. But while on a Birthright trip to Israel, he had a change of heart and decided to spend time in Jerusalem studying Torah.
B. Olidort | Education | Wednesday, August 17, 2005
Every Individual is a Whole World was the theme of two-day conference that drew some 100 educators in the Chabad-Lubavitch school system, nationwide and Canada.
Education | Sunday, August 7, 2005
The North Carolina Division of Child Development recently awarded The Jewish Preschool on Sardis a rating of five stars - the highest score a preschool or child care center can receive. The rating is based on three different areas:
Education | Wednesday, July 27, 2005
A decade in the making, the new Ferber Kaufman LifeTown Building offers real-life, hands-on situations for children of all levels.
Eileen McCarville | Education | Thursday, April 7, 2005
South America's largest Jewish community is keeping its eyes peeled on the Wolfsohn School, which opened this week under the auspices of Chabad-Lubavitch as the Centre de Education Judaica Menajem M. Tabacinic .
Education | Friday, March 11, 2005
Jewish roots run deep here in this city, where Stalin, Truman, and Churchill signed the Famous 1945 Potsdam agreement. But so does assimilation.
Mimi Weiszner | Education | Tuesday, March 8, 2005
When a concerned mother of three approached Rabbi Yossi and Esty Marcus of Chabad of S. Mateo , California, with a dilemma, they had no idea what big things were about to transpire.
Mimi Weiszner | Education | Thursday, March 3, 2005
A new project by the Chabad Education Office, or the "Chinuch Office" as it is widely known, fills a gap that promises to make a difference for the teachers and institutions in the Chabad educational network.
Mimi Weiszner | Education | Friday, February 4, 2005
A stunning ruling by Sweden's Supreme Court yesterday brought to a close the two year struggle of a Jewish couple fighting to keep a small school open against impending closure by the government.
Baila Olidort | Education | Thursday, December 16, 2004
The Sydney Morning Herald --A creative campaign to persuade primary and high school children to perform acts of kindness won the nation's premier multicultural marketing award in Sydney last night.
Linda Morris | Education | Wednesday, December 1, 2004
It was an eye-opener for one thousand women who flocked yesterday to Dnepropetrovsk, host city for the First Regional Congress for Jewish Women.
B. Olidort | Education | Monday, November 8, 2004
Call it a university without walls or call it the next wave in Jewish adult education - the fact is that the Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) is like a wish come true for anyone who wants a sophisticated and authentic entree into the world of Jewish learning.
Tzivia Emmer | Education | Tuesday, November 2, 2004
Early next month a young Jewish couple will travel from their home in Gothenburg to Sweden's Supreme Court in Stockholm, where they will stand before a judge as defendants in Jewish Day School Beit Menachem vs. Skolverkert , and plead their case for freedom of religious education.
Education | Tuesday, October 19, 2004
It's a quandary as old as the institution of formal schooling itself, the lament of teachers and the bane of students.
Baila Olidort | Education | Wednesday, August 11, 2004
When the school bell rings to mark the first day of school this September in Commack, New York, it will be a historic red letter day and a Jewish coming-of-age for Suffolk County.
Fay Kranz Greene | Education | Monday, July 26, 2004
By the time this suburb of Haifa will have completed construction on its education complex, more than 2,000 students will be commuting daily from cities in northern Israel to study at any one of its five schools.
B. Olidort | Education | Tuesday, July 13, 2004
What's in a name? According to Rabbi Benny Zippel of Chabad of Utah, a lot. Having finally given "Project Heart" its official designation, he feels the name says it all.
Raizel Metzger | Education | Monday, June 14, 2004
Rabbi Meir Muller 's recent appointment to the South Carolina Child Care Coordinating Council, bespeaks a collective milestone for Chabad-Lubavitch educators everywhere.
Raizy Metzger | Education | Monday, June 7, 2004
With a $2 million building campaign for new construction now underway, Rockland's Jewish population will soon enjoy a magnificent Jewish community center.
Education | Monday, May 31, 2004
Shavuot, The Feast of Weeks, celebrates harvest season in Israel and the giving of the Ten Commandments.
Education | Tuesday, May 18, 2004
The 4500 square foot, newly constructed building of Yeshiva Tomchei Temimim Lubavitch, of Montreal, Canada, is preparing to open its doors in September.
Education | Thursday, April 22, 2004
Some 5,000 Jewish children in Florida's Coconut Creek and Pompano Beach communities pictured above, will have a chance to mix, knead and roll their own matzahs . . .
Education | Monday, March 29, 2004
The finals of a national contest challenging 5th-8th graders knowledge of Judaism's 613 mitzvahs took place at the Moshe Ganz hall in Los Angeles from March 18-21, 2004.
Education | Thursday, March 25, 2004
On March 28, 2004, the City of Los Angeles will mark the dedication of Schneerson Square on Pico Boulevard, in the heart of West Los Angeles. Named for the Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson . . .
Education | Tuesday, March 16, 2004
"Public schools should not be hostile to the religious rights of their students and their families," said Education Secretary Rod Paige in a February 7th letter to public elementary and secondary schools.
Fay Kranz Greene | Education | Thursday, March 4, 2004
The appointment of Rabbi Dr. Chaim Dovid Kagan as Dean of the Lubavitch Yeshiva High School in Westchester, was made official earlier today by Rabbi Yehuda Krinsky at Lubavitch World Headquarters.
Baila Olidort | Education | Friday, February 27, 2004
In a recent development, Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch, also known as C.O.J.E. is the first and only Jewish accreditation agency to have been recognized by the National Council for Private School Accreditation.
Education | Tuesday, February 3, 2004
Chabad-Lubavitch of Florida announced the recent purchase of a new, $4 million campsite in Wildwood, to open for the 2004 summer season.
Baila Olidort | Education | Tuesday, January 6, 2004
Hundreds turned out this week to celebrate the opening of a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility-another first for Dnepropetrovsk's Jewish community, another achievement in the annals of Chabad-Lubavitch in this region.
Baila Olidort | Education | Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Chabad's Hebrew Academy of Margate, Florida, is the first Jewish school in the United States to receive a prestigious tri-accreditation status from SACS, COJE, and NCPSA . . .
Fay Kranz Greene | Education | Monday, November 24, 2003
The Ruth Lunzer Lubavitch Girls Primary School in the London borough of Hackney, recently received the coveted status of a Voluntary Aided School.
Education | Tuesday, November 18, 2003
The Chabad Hebrew Academy is one of only two Jewish day schools in the nation to receive the 2002-2003 "No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon Award" for the U.S. Department of Education.
Education | Saturday, November 1, 2003
When enrollment at Yeshiva Ohr Elchonon Chabad reached the 150 mark, the administration had to turn away an average of 50 out-of-town applicants a year.
S. Olidort | Education | Wednesday, September 17, 2003
Registration at Hebrew Academy in Margate, is at a peak."There's no place for an extra shelf," says school director, Rivkah Denburg. "We're using every inch of space here."
S. Olidort | Education | Thursday, September 11, 2003
Chabad-Lubavitch of Beijing opened Ganenu, a Jewish preschool/kindergarten directed by Mrs. Dini Freundlich, who with her husband, Rabbi Shimon Freundlich are responsible for Chabad's youth programs in Beijing.
Education | Thursday, August 28, 2003
How do the Divine attributes of kindness, beauty and royalty translate into our physical world? What does G-d really want from us? How can we become attuned to the yearnings of the soul?
S. Olidort | Education | Thursday, August 28, 2003
For ten dollars and a promise, the Greystone Jewish Center in Yonkers--appraised at $4 million--was handed over to Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch (Lubavitch).
Baila Olidort | Education | Tuesday, August 26, 2003
Moshe Loewenthal has seen the variety of clinical categories branding students with one disability or another, but he rejects the widespread use of Ritalin to suppress hyperactivity.
Baila Olidort | Education | Wednesday, August 13, 2003
Rafi Kaplan wasn't looking for inspiration. The 22 year old L.A. native, exploring the world with a backpack and a buddy needed a place to stay.
R. Wineberg | Education | Wednesday, August 6, 2003
Landlocked between Brazil, Argentina, and Bolivia, Paraguay has long been considered the continent's "empty quarter," nondescript and unnoticed even by its closest neighbors.
S. Olidort | Education | Wednesday, July 30, 2003
At this camp the counselors communicate with their campers through interpreters, or, alternatively, says one counselor, "with lots of hugs, smiles."
S. Olidort | Education | Wednesday, July 23, 2003
In most respects, it's a Torah study class much like any other. But for the six men who meet every Monday night with Rabbi Gaon Yosef Maatuf of Chabad of Kobe, Japan, there's one crucial difference . . .
R. Wineberg | Education | Tuesday, July 15, 2003
Why are children often so resistant to rules, and why is the threat of punishment, or the promise of reward so often ineffective?
S. Olidort | Education | Thursday, July 10, 2003
Some three thousand yeshiva students from around the world have joined in a global campaign of Torah study to honor the Rebbe's legacy.
S. Olidort | Education | Tuesday, June 24, 2003
Last Sunday, in a high-profile, well attended ceremony at Jerusalem's Israel Museum, the Israeli Ministry of Education presented Chabad's Beit Chaya Girls School of Haifa with the religious education award of the year.
S. Olidort | Education | Thursday, June 19, 2003
In a high-profile, well attended ceremony at Jerusalem's Israel Museum, the Israeli Ministry of Education presented Chabad's Beit Chaya Girls School of Haifa with the religious education award of the year.
S. Olidort | Education | Thursday, June 19, 2003
This Methodist, southern research university, long avoided by traditional students afraid of jeopardizing their Jewish observance, Duke is finally dusting off its image as an exclusively Christian university.
S. Olidort | Education | Wednesday, June 4, 2003
From the vantage point of Natan Sharansky, the former Russian refusenik now an Israeli Cabinet Minister, Jewish life in S. Petersburg is looking dramatically different these days.
R. Wineberg | Education | Tuesday, June 3, 2003
It's an exclusive camp, so exclusive in fact, that eligible campers have but a once-in-a lifetime chance to get in.
S. Olidort | Education | Friday, May 9, 2003
What to do about kids who just don't cut the grade in school? How can we save them from falling through the cracks in classrooms that may have less than the ideal teacher-student ratio?
R. Wineberg | Education | Monday, May 5, 2003
World business leaders converge here for geo-economic summits, but what drew the crowd to this prestigious address last Sunday was a celebration of Jewish spiritual life at Harvard.
S. Olidort | Education | Sunday, April 13, 2003
Until last week, Teddy Hector thought matzahs came from a box.But then Teddy came home from school covered in flour and positively glowing with the knowledge that "matzahs are made!" and more-he had made one himself.
R. Wineberg | Education | Friday, April 11, 2003
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Things are looking different now as a significant structure rises up on the southeast corner of Eastern Parkway and Kingston Avenue, directly opposite the world headquarters of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement.
S. Olidort | Education | Monday, March 10, 2003
High academic standards, a rigorous curriculum and small teacher-student ratios set Yeshivat Tzeiri Hashluchim in Safed, Israel apart from other schools of its kind . . .
R. Wineberg | Education | Monday, February 24, 2003
"I have heard of Jews leaving Germany to study abroad, but this is the first I have heard of Jews leaving Israel and the States to further their Jewish education in Germany," said Berlin's Governor Klaus Wowereit . . .
S. Olidort | Education | Thursday, February 20, 2003
Joe Sheridan , a Catholic quarantine inspector in Sydney, Australia, had a ten-minute appointment with Rabbi Zalman Kastel . The session lasted an hour, but its impact would stretch across the width and breadth of Australia's largest city.
S. Olidort | Education | Tuesday, February 4, 2003
The very last thing Ron Aaron expected to find on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington was a lunch-hour Talmud class.
R. Wineberg | Education | Thursday, January 23, 2003
Forty yellow school buses make the rounds through Buenos Aires and the surrounding suburbs morning and afternoon, ferrying over 900 children back and forth daily.
R. Wineberg | Education | Monday, January 13, 2003
When Thailand's Chief Rabbi Yoseph Kantor was asked to address the scouts as part of a New Year's rite in which several major religions participated through representative speakers, he knew his audience would hardly be Jewish.
S. Olidort | Education | Sunday, January 12, 2003
The Rabbi tracked down the Olive Growers Council of America in California, who agreed to supply him with the proper olives for squeezing, and rented a small wine press from a local wine-shop.
R. Wineberg | Education | Wednesday, December 4, 2002
Six year old Simon Handmaker of St. Louis, Mo, is getting the best of both worlds.
R. Wineberg | Education | Wednesday, November 27, 2002
Thousands of guests at the annual banquet of the Chabad Lubavitch International Conference of Shluchim listened attentively as 12 year-old Motti Shochet of London, England addressed the crowd.
R. Wineberg | Education | Wednesday, November 6, 2002
When Rabbi Avraham and Frumi Bekerman arrived in Moscow nine years ago, they found a once thriving school in a curious state of transition.
R. Wineberg | Education | Tuesday, October 15, 2002
"Will your grandchildren be Jewish?" Rabbi Shraga Sherman of Chabad of the Mainline in suburban Philadelphia believes he has an answer to that question, so troubling to many of today's Jewish parents.
R. Wineberg | Education | Monday, October 14, 2002
Ellen and Joel Erlichman were tickled to hear little Zachary's pronouncement after a particularly exciting day at camp: "I am so proud to be a Jew!" he exclaimed.
S. Olidort | Education | Wednesday, August 28, 2002
Matthew Shuchman, a management consultant in Hollywood, Florida, took a course at the Boca Raton branch of the Chabad-Lubavitch Jewish Learning Institute two years ago with instructor Rabbi Ruvi New.
R. Wineberg | Education | Wednesday, August 14, 2002
The fulfillment to be had in teaching Jewish children is ultimately the job's own reward. But unresolved challenges often frustrate an educator's best efforts.
R. Wineberg | Education | Wednesday, August 7, 2002
Sixty-five rabbis, along with professionals from the marketing and educational scene are scheduled to gather at the Grand Summit Hotel in Summit, New Jersey on August 12-13 for the fourth annual Jewish Learning Institute Conference.
R. Wineberg | Education | Tuesday, August 6, 2002
For children who have spent so much of their young lives giving to others, it was time to get a little in return.
R. Wineberg | Education | Monday, August 5, 2002
They came from unaffiliated backgrounds, observant homes and everything in between. But the one thing the forty teenagers who've just completed the 2002 Bais Chana summer session now have in common is a new respect for their parents.
Baila Olidort | Education | Monday, July 29, 2002
On its most recent tour abroad, the Jewish Expo spent several months in France, attracting more than 10,000 Jewish schoolchildren from all parts of the country.
S. Olidort | Education | Monday, July 29, 2002
Some 150 women educators serving in the Chabad-Lubavitch network of schools across the country participated in an intensive, two-day educators conference, organized by the Chinuch Office, under the auspices of Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch, the educational arm of the Lubavitch movement.
S. Olidort | Education | Friday, July 12, 2002
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