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Deans Letter Bo

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Dear Parents,
This past weekend, a huge celebration of the completion of Phase One of our building campaign took place. Mr. Menachem Saklad, president, had a vision of coming together in celebration and to thank the many people who had an impact on this process. Special thanks to Mrs. Elaine Saklad, Mrs. Ruchama Szendro, Chef Freda Baer,...

Deans Letter Vaera

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Dear Parents,
This week’s Torah portion of Va’eira contains the posuk, “Veyod’u Mitzrayim ki ani Hashem bintosi es yodi al Mitzrayim – the Egyptians will know that I am Hashem, when I stretch out My hand over Mitzrayim.” The Degel Machane Ephraim asks in the name of the Baal Shem Tov zt”l: Why did Hashem need to break all the rules of...

Deans Letter Shemos

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Dear Parents,
This week was a busy one at school, with the second of Rabbi Dr. Dovid Jacobson’s workshops in NEAT. These workshops use the chochma of teaching research and applying it to our daily teaching in Torah and General Studies. Ongoing staff development over the course of a year always has a much higher and deeper level of teacher...

Israel Trip

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Dear Parents,
This past week I had the opportunity to visit Eretz Yisroel, which is always a treat, but my visit was primarily to see our graduates, visit their schools, and get up-to-date information on their schedules and programs. I also had the opportunity to advocate for students applying to seminary for next year and bring back a...