Paul Bernstein

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Paul is Prizmah's Chief Executive Officer—a position to which he brings his lifelong connection with Jewish day school education, and wide-ranging management experience in the fields of education, philanthropy, social impact, government and new media. Prior to joining Prizmah, Paul served as CEO of The Pershing Square Foundation and as the Global Managing Director of Absolute Return for Kids (ARK), a nonprofit focused on global health, education, and child protection. Paul co-founded ARK South Africa in 2003 and he returned to London in 2004 to lead ARK globally through its growth across multiple geographies. The preceding years of Paul’s career focused on government, telecoms, and new media.

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Teaching and Learning

When leaders from “small schools” (with enrollments under 150) get together, as they did last March for breakfast at the Prizmah Conference and at...

Judaics/ Kodesh

School is back in session, and we at Prizmah are also starting the year with enthusiasm and excitement. I am pleased to announce that Yehuda...

The passing of summer puts me in a bit of a philosophical mood. These past few weeks have been just a little quieter than usual and there has been...

Professional Development

Last week the Prizmah staff participated in that near universal of summer rituals—our staff retreat. As we have built an organization embracing staff...

As early as my second week at Prizmah, I saw first-hand the power of our Network of Jewish day schools. While getting to know a school leader, I was...