HaYidion: The Prizmah Journal

Organizational Memory

This issue explores a range of ways that a school's memory inspires and influences its operations and processes. Sections delve into the impact of memory on professional and lay leadership; the exploration of memory in programs such as experiential learning and classroom projects; and the collection and harnessing of a school's history, in archives, school design and commemorations. By being conscious of the myriad ways that organizational memory lives on, leaders and educators can shape that memory into their visions of the school for the present and future.

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HaYidion Fall 2021 Organizational Memory

Articles From This Issue

  • In the Issue: Organizational Memory
    Elliott Rabin, editor
  • From the CEO: Drawing Nourishment from Our Sources
    Paul Bernstein
  • From the Board Chair: Great Opportunities; Working Together
    David Friedman
  • Tradition and Disruption
    Darin Katz
  • Leadership Transition and Institutional Memory
    Rabbi Maury Grebenau and Rabbi Y. Boruch Sufrin
  • The Importance of Forgetting
    Cheryl Maayan
  • Forgetting Leaves Space for Learning and Growth
    Lori Binder
  • Schools and Their Founders
    Arnee Winshall and Dean Goldfein
  • Commentary: School Memories, Yesterday and Today
  • From Jewish History to a Day School Board
    Kate Milgrom
  • Balancing Tradition and Innovation in Student Activities
    Sarah Gordon
  • Memory in Admissions: Living by Our Founders’ Vision
    Cheryl Wolf
  • Art and Study, Memory and Torah
    Rabbi Zachary Silver
  • Creating Collective Memory Through Israel Education: A Roadmap to Success
    Dr. Tal Grinfas-David
  • Moving Donor Plaques
    Amy Wasser, Prizmah’s Senior Director, Prizmah School Services
  • Uncoverage: Empowering Students to Become Part of History
    Lisa Schopf and Deborah Skolnick-Einhorn
  • Honoring a Veteran Teacher
    Beth Cohen, Head of School, Friedel Jewish Academy, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Longevity, Legacy and Love of Learning
    Jennifer Groen, Assistant Head of School for Strategy, Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
  • Planning Ahead for the Big 5-0
    Randi Schwartz, Director of Marketing and Communications, Posnack Jewish Day School, Davie, Florida
  • Forging School Memories
    Jason Feld, Head of School, Northwest Yeshiva High School, Seattle, Washington
  • In Search of Our Story: Jewish Day School Archives
    Jonathan Krasner
  • How to Create an Archive
    Donna Bernardo-Ceriz
  • The School Lives On
    Jesse Turk, Rita M. O'Brien, Sarah Raykhtsaum, Sandi Dunn
  • Facing the Future and Organizational Memory in Sydney
    Suzanne D. Rutland
  • Student Essays on Modern Jewish History
    Benjamin Ezzes
  • Spotlight: OM in HR and Ops at Prizmah
    Alisha Goodman, Prizmah's Senior Director, Operations and Technology
  • Research Corner--Seizing the Moment: Transferring to Jewish Day School During Covid-19
    Odelia Epstein Director, Knowledge Center
  • On My Nightstand: Books That Prizmah Staff Are Reading
  • In Search of Our Story: Jewish Day School Archives
    Jonathan Krasner