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Yeshivah of Flatbush Book Clubs

Books in hand, students walked briskly, with their parents not far behind, to begin fun, yet intense, discussions at the 3rd and 4th Grade Parent/Child Book Clubs. These evenings, ...
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Going from Good to Great At Hillel Yeshiva

What is greatness? The students of Hillel Yeshiva High School were engrossed as they listened to Mr. Charlie Harary answer that question. Mr. Harary, literally rocked the room with ...
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SSC Rabbinical Conference in Crete

The Shehebar Sephardic Center (SSC) held a three day rabbinical conference in which 17 rabbis from 11 countries gathered to discuss 21st century problems faced by Diaspora rabbis. The ...
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Growing Green at Barkai

Barkai’s early childhood and 2nd grade students got their fingers dirty while learning hands-on about a plant’s life cycle, when horticulture and ecology enthusiast, David Geliebter, visited them to ...
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The Power of a Mother’s Voice

As an educator and as a principal, I am often asked, “When does reading begin?” Traditionalists would say reading begins in the first grade, with reading readiness as a ...
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High Holiday Programs at Hillel Yeshiva

As the uplifting voices of four world-class Hazzanim reverberated with selihot (special prayers) throughout Hillel Yeshiva High School, all those in attendance experienced a most stirring and inspirational Erev ...
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My Life-Altering Experience

I spent the year after high school in Jerusalem, attending Michlalah Jerusalem College. There we were told to do weekly hesed. My first choice was to volunteer at the ...
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The Benefits of Studying Abroad

College students who choose to study abroad for a few weeks, months, or a semester or two will reap the benefits for years to come. Studying abroad offers a ...