It’s been a rough few weeks for Conservative Jews in the Boston suburbs. First, a prominent rabbi was caught in a scandal. And their day school is closing.
If no ink is bad, then Gary Shteyngart may be one of the best things to happen to the Conservative movement’s Schechter Day School Network.
A graduate of the Solomon Schechter Day School in St. Louis was one of the six U.S. service members killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan.
Thirteen days before the start of classes, a Schechter school in central New Jersey announced it would not reopen after summer. Parents and students were left to ask: ‘What now?’
Come August 29, Solomon Schechter in East Brunswick, New Jersey, will not re-open its doors. The decision to close the school came only three weeks before the slated start of school.
Matisyahu performs an acoustic set at Camp Solomon Schechter for the Gimmel campers! 8/12/12.
Matisyahu performs ‘One Day’ at Camp Solomon Schechter for the Gimmel campers. 8/12/2012.
Matisyahu performed an acoustic set at Camp Solomon Schechter, and then opened it up for some Q&A with the campers and staff.
Groups supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students are becoming fixtures of student life at a growing number of Jewish day schools.
Some Jewish community day schools are accepting non-Jewish students. Will the experiment give them a new lease on life, or drive away Jewish parents?