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Make Jewish Education Relevant

We need to teach Jewish values—as a subject that isn’t divorced from the modern world, but integral to it

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Coming Out in the Classroom

A decade ago, the movie ‘Hineini’ opened a discussion about LGBT issues in Jewish schools. Now educators say the situation has improved—although challenges remain.

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Controversy Over Worksheet at Orthodox School in London

A worksheet’s reference to ‘evil goyim,’ stirs controversy in London, but context does matter.

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Jewish Day School Embraces Transgender Teen

After Tom Sosnik came out as male, his rabbi created a new ceremony

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The Ramaz Alum Who Could Be Prime Minister

Students at the Jewish day school sound off on Isaac Herzog’s candidacy

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Low Vaccination Rates at Jewish Schools in CA

Is putting other kids’ health at risk really a Jewish value?

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Arrests in Sydney Anti-Semitic Bus Incident

Five drunk teens boarded school bus yelling ‘Heil Hitler’ at Jewish students

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Jewish Children Terrorized on Sydney School Bus

Drunk teens boarded yelling ‘Heil Hitler,’ threatened to cut students’ throats

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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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Teaching My Son About Judaism—and Atheism

A Jewish education helped him get over his childhood obsession with Jesus. Then he made up his own mind about what he believed.

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A School for D.C.’s Jewish Elite

The Jewish Primary Day School is now the place to be for the kids of Washington’s politically connected Jews

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How To Stop a Bully

Even as the Harvey Weinstein-produced film Bully falls flat, Jewish schools are trying new programs that do more than simply raise awareness

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