Tag - Day Schools

Service­-Learning in a Day School Environment: Creating Engaged Citizens Where Community Service and Education Meet

By Elana Shapiro Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. Benjamin Franklin (1706­-1790) Community service has long been recognized as an authentic expression of the Jewish values of tzedakah (charity), tikkun olam (repairing the world) and g’milut hasadim (acts of loving kindness). It also provides an excellent...

How should we teach Judaism to our children?

By Rabbi Dr Norman Solomon Almost 65 million people live in Britain. How do you get them all to live happily together as one great society working from the common benefit? That is a problem for government. Jews have a different problem: how do you make sure you are safe and secure, and can feel confident in your identity? The recently published...