Dozens of Jewish schools in the borough will be installing the doors to keep out attackers, according to the Israel-based manufacturer.
At Carmel Academy, their emphasis on service extends to support for military veterans and military-bound students.
There are many reasons that parents choose to send their kids to a particular Jewish Day School — and many of them have anything to do with Judaism.
When you see a parent with a child who has a cognitive and/or physical disability at your supermarket, playground or synagogue, how do you react?
Looking at the police around him, one boy said calmly, “I think it’s a bomb.” Then he thought for a moment. “What happens if a bomb explodes right here?”
Our communities, schools, synagogues, and programs are — effectively — designed to push a significant portion of our children away from the Jewish community.
Jewish schools were among those targeted by bomb threats in the United Kingdom.
While Judaism permits sex only within the confines of marriage, Jewish day schools have developed strong sexual education curricula, teaching everything from condom use to the reproductive system.
In the discussion over how to make day school more accommodating for dual-income families, don’t forget teachers are often working parents as well.
In the argument over working parents and Jewish day schools, Rachel Rosenthal argues that until teachers are paid according to their worth the conversation is incomplete.