Fall 2011


About This Issue
HaYidion Ethics Autumn 2011

Jewish law and practice mandate a society based on strict ethical standards and principles, tempered with great sensitivity to the complexity of real-life situations. This creation of the mentsch that emerges from these ethical practices resonates with many day school families. Jewish ethics offers day school leaders and students tools and approaches to confront daily challenges and dilemmas and guide decision making. 

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Articles From This Issue

  • Teaching Ethics in “Real Time”
    Ruth Schapira
  • Positive Responses to Misbehavior
    Kathryn Brady, Mary Beth Forton, and Deborah Porter
  • From the Editor
    Barbara Davis
  • Re-Imaging the Ethical: Tzelem, Demut and A/r/tography
    Karen Dresser
  • From the Desk of Arnee Winshall, RAVSAK Chair
    Arnee Winshall
  • Inspirational Leadership and Sustainable Values
    Dov Seidman
  • Tuition Assistance Headaches
    Paul Shaviv
  • Grade Inflation: Should Day Schools Answer to a Higher Authority?
    Rabbi Allen Saks
  • Removing Underperforming Teachers: Navigating Dilemmas and Challenges
    Barbara Gereboff
  • Ch/eating from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil
    Jan Katzew
  • Ethics in Jewish Schools
    Bruce Powell
  • When Justice and Peace Collide
    Jorje H. Zalles
  • Negotiating Boundaries in a Jewish Community Day School
    Dean Goldfein
  • The Derekh Eretz Committee
    Judd Kruger Levingston
  • Ethics in Technology: A Challenge for Jewish Day Schools
    Jane Neubauer
  • Making Ethics Personal: A Three-Minute Solution to Combat Bullying
    Jeffrey Leiken
  • Teaching Ethics
    David Streight
  • Harnessing Lawrence Kohlberg for Tanakh Education
    Chana Tannenbaum
  • Wrestling with Ethically Challenging Rabbinic Sources
    Aryeh Klapper