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Introducing Tablet’s ‘Campus Week’

School can bring on a lot of emotions and uncomfortable experiences. It can also be one heck of a good time. So we’ve put together a series of articles to let students know they are not alone.

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What Hebrew School Taught Me About Guitars

I constantly cut Hebrew School classes to play electric guitars and eat Dunkin’ Donuts. Years later, I learned a valuable lesson.

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Learn, Practice, and Perfect Your Hebrew: Talking the Talk in Israel

The StreetWise podcast from TLV1 in Israel can help you use Hebrew to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut

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Holocaust Education? There’s an App for That.

Holocaust Remembrance Day is a prime opportunity to educate children about the Shoah, but you’d be a wise parent to steer clear of these two apps.

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Yiddish in a Jiffy, in Omaha, Nebraska

As an experiment, I immersed myself in the Yiddish language for three months to see how much I could learn

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One Father’s Quest to Help His Children Become Fluent In Hebrew

Inspired by the educational process in Israel, Liore Alroy, a businessman from New Jersey, has created a immersive playgroup for toddlers to help them learn Hebrew

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Learn, Practice, and Perfect Your Hebrew: Weary, Bleary-Eyed, and Spent

The StreetWise podcast from TLV1 in Israel can help you use Hebrew to talk about how utterly exhausted you are

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Learn, Practice, and Perfect Your Hebrew: Navigating Recorded Menus, Not Humans

The StreetWise podcast from TLV1 in Israel can help you use Hebrew to navigate those buggy recorded menus, or automated answering services

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Israel Passes Bill Mandating Arabic Language Education—Beginning in First Grade

Likud MK Oren Hazan, who introduced the bill, said it will create a culture of coexistence

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Struggling to Finance My Children’s Jewish Education

As a single mother of four, I’m tiring of elitist parents who desire shorter school days and complain about the rising costs of sleepaway camp

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My Visit to Auschwitz: Remembering, Educating, Acting

Randi Weingarten reflects on this week’s 70th anniversary commemoration

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Stop Whining and Pay for Day School

There’s an easy answer for Jewish communal leaders who fear for the future of liberal Judaism

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How a Reporter Dispelled Myths About Ultra-Orthodox Jews Gaming the System

Batya Ungar-Sargon discusses her exposé on the tax rolls and funding cuts that fueled an ethnic rift in East Ramapo, N.Y.

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Student Essays Argue Holocaust Didn’t Happen

Controversial 8th-grade exam prompt prompts disturbing responses

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The Limits of Students’ Love for Israel

Study finds personal attachment comes at the cost of nuanced engagement

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Do We Really Care If Muslim Extremists Kidnap 300 Girls in Nigeria?

The militant group Boko Haram is far more audacious than even this recent horrific, and unresolved, mass abduction lets on

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California School Asks 8th Graders To Debate Whether the Holocaust Happened

The assignment materials cited Holocaust deniers, and represent a gross failure of judgment—and historical awareness

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East Ramapo Tries To Heal Rift Over School Cuts

Hasidic leaders join public school parents to get more money from Albany

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Israel To Teach About Holocaust in Kindergarten

Education Ministry releases new curriculum in advance of Yom HaShoah

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In Divided Jerusalem, a School Bridges Boundaries Between Young Israeli Arabs and Jews

Originally the brainchild of an American Jew and an Arab Israeli, now a model for a small but growing educational trend

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Israel Tied for Second Most Educated Country

Report shows 46 percent of Israelis aged 25-64 have college degrees

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Do Polish Kids Hate Jews?

A student survey about the Warsaw Ghetto uprising reflects the country’s new nuanced approach to the past

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Israeli-Arab War Over Textbooks

A new study funded by the U.S. undercuts the notion that Palestinian schools incite violence against Israel

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Schools of Thought: Embodying Racial Harmony in the Classroom

On Martin Luther King Day, remembering the advantages of a public-school—rather than day-school—education

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Voting Jewish Values

Policies proposed by Mitt Romney, especially on education, are antithetical to fairness and compassion

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Modern Muslim Girls

Documentary film The Light in Her Eyes reveals how a Syrian school upends notions about religious education

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TED Balks

The famed conference’s lectures can’t be educational tools, because the bite-sized videos trivialize big ideas

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Bookends

How serious is our society’s literacy problem? Unless we commit to being serious readers of a shared canon, we might as well stop reading altogether.

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Stark Loss

The death of a beloved Solomon Schechter teacher shadows a community of former students—many now at the forefront of American Jewish life

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Material Differences

My 3-year-old wanted a velvet yarmulke, like they wear at his Chabad preschool—an early skirmish in the values clashes I knew were coming.

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