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School Policies and Procedures
Prizmah's Debra Shaffer Seeman, Director of Network Weaving, caught up with Chloé Valdary, founder and CEO of Theory of Enchantment, to discuss her work to uplift and empower with love and compassion.
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School Policies and Procedures
Picture the Jewish community. What do you see? Whom do you see? Did you visualize Jews of Color (JoC)? Do you see me, an East Asian American Jewish woman?
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School Policies and Procedures
Over the past few years, Jewish day school and yeshiva leaders across the religious, political and geographic spectrum have committed time and resources to deepening their school’s investment in the area of race and school...
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School Policies and Procedures
Hannah Senesh Community Day School in Brooklyn has been engaged in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) work since we were founded nearly three decades ago. Over the past five years, our work has accelerated as...
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School Policies and Procedures
Every time my program, Exploring Black Narratives, partners with a Jewish day school, I aim to open a portal for students’ curiosity through the study of a dramatic text. EBN is a curricular program for Jewish day schools...
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Fundraising & Development, Governance, School Policies and Procedures
During my 30 years as an educational administrator and, most recently my 15 years as head of Denver Jewish Day School, I have come to appreciate the board and the lasting impact that an outstanding board can have on a school...
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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
Adam is a peacock. He struts through the halls showing his feathers whenever he can. When I walk into a classroom where Adam is, his back is noticeably straight; he sits with seeming attentiveness and some designation of self...
HaYidion Article
Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
Imagine your favorite song is playing. Its familiar rhythm draws you in, undulating in melodic waves. Have a listen, but now imagine that the pauses between notes are withdrawn, so the song is solely composed of notes strung...
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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
Jewish day schools across the country have pivoted overnight to transition into virtual learning environments. We feel great pride in the way our schools’ leadership, teachers, families and students have worked together in a...
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Teaching and Learning, School Policies and Procedures, Mental Health
There has been much focus in the past weeks on the importance of SEL, social emotional learning, to ease our children back to school and to support them during this pandemic. Many schools that did not previously have an SEL...