Larry N. Mayer


From Sir, With Compassion: Part 2

By Larry N. Mayer

From Sir, With Compassion: Part 2
Larry N. Mayer spent a semester teaching secular English classes in an Orthodox high school. This week, find out how it all came to an end.Read More


The Misadventures of a Secular English Teacher in an Orthodox School

By Larry N. Mayer

The Misadventures of a Secular English Teacher in an Orthodox School
For a semester, Larry N. Mayer, the son of Holocaust survivors, taught secular English classes in an Orthodox school. He shares his adventures — and misadventures.Read More






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