Tag - supplemental education

We Reimagined Parent Orientation Night to Better Connect Families to Our Synagogue

By Susie Wexler Parent orientation is an emotional time at any school, especially for parents whose children are entering school for the first time. At Jewish early childhood centers, though, it’s not only about the excitement and nerves surrounding the first day of classes. For many of these parents, it’s also their first foray into Jewish...

Creating Sacred Partnerships: Parents and Educators Working Together to Meet the Needs of All Learners

By Rabbi Shoshana Nyer There once was an elderly Chinese woman who had two large pots, each hung on the ends of a pole which she carried across her neck. One of the pots had a crack in it, while the other pot seemed perfect and always delivered a full portion of water. At the end of the long walk from the stream to the house, the cracked pot...