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November 12

Preparing for Post-Corona

ב״ה   Last week, I read an article in the November issue Exodus Magazine by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks,ע״ה, that I wanted to apply to my educational […]

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October 29

Jewish Mother’s Day

Today is י״א חשון, the Yahrtzeit of רחל אמנו, coined by some as the Jewish Mother’s Day.  Inspired by an article by Rabbi Yitzchok Ginsburgh, […]

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October 8

Simchat Torah 2020

Shemini Atzeres and Simchas Torah are not dates that I usually write about.  With my new marketing team, I am so grateful that they do […]

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September 24

The Birthday of the World – Elul 5780

Today is כ״ה אלול, the anniversary of the Creation of the World. Yes, Rosh Hashana is the anniversary of the creation of man.  It seems […]

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March 26

Rosh Chodesh Nissan 5780

Even though we all know that פסח is coming, with all of us at home, it almost seems surreal in a sense.  Today is ראש […]

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February 12

Adar Aleph, A Time for שמחה/Happiness?

By the time we bless the new month of Adar, I am usually knee deep in both Purim and Pesach preparations, but this year it […]

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September 4

Elul 5778/Tishrei 5779

In the year 2448, Moshe Rabeinu was busy from Rosh Chodesh Elul until Yom Kippur.  With what?  Until now, I did not give it much […]

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April 23

Pesach Sheini-פסח שני

We are in the days between Pesach and Pesach Sheini, the second Pesach.  No, it is not anything to be anxious about, because the only […]

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December 12

Chanukah 5778

B”H The Chanukah Story:  A Character Review Everyone knows about the Chanukah story, the players, the war, the victory, and the oil.  While researching for […]

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September 28

Erev Yom Kippur 5778

Never having written about Yom Kippur before, I had some interesting reading ahead of me. The Torah, in Parshas Acharei, describes the Kohen Gadol’s service […]

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August 21

Elul 5777

Today’s post is bringing forth a new perspective, at least for me, on the spirit of the month ahead as we enter into the final […]

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July 28

Av 5777

Do our brains change with increased learning? I am an enthusiastic reader of Educational Neuroscience, which is the practice of applying neurology to benefit classroom instruction. […]

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June 22

After שבועות 5777

The Jewish year flows seamlessly from one special time to another, sometimes more obviously than others. We just left the holiday of Shavout that flowed […]

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May 26

Shavuos 5777

Pesach and Shavuos are intrinsically connected. Amidst the numerous Mitzvos and customs of this time of year, the connection between them can sometimes be evasive. […]

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April 4

Pesach 5777

An educator writing an article about Pesach should be the simplest task as the entire Seder is designed in a question and answer format to […]

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November 10

Implementing the Role of Adults in our Communities

How do we ensure that our children stay on the right path? What are the factors that contribute to their success? Much of the research […]

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October 21

Emotional Intelligence

How different would our world look if society valued the cultivation of EQ (emotional quotient or emotional intelligence) as much as IQ? It is fair […]

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September 28

Self Regulated Learning, Rosh Hashanah and the digital age.

While there are many fascinating areas being studied in the field of education research today, one particularly useful topic is self regulated learning. What is […]

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September 14

Distance Education: Breaking Barriers

Today, distance education is thriving worldwide – with a wide range of courses being offered in both developed and developing countries. A 2011 study from […]

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