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The Smell of Crayons

Lessons from the first day of class on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in the early 1950s

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Want to Be More Productive This School Year? Try Treating It Like a Yeshiva.

How the academy can take a page out of the Talmud’s playbook

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Anxiously Sending Little Jews to School

For the first time, I’m concerned about my kids’ Jewishness as I send them off in the morning

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School Isn’t (Always) Like Jail

My son’s first day of class went surprisingly well: no knife fights in the schoolyard, no time in solitary confinement

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