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Dean's Letter Tazria-Metzora

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Dear Parents,

This week, while reading one of my favorite parshah authors, Harav Mordechai Kamenetsky, I learned a great lesson on parenting and teaching.

The parshah describes the physio-spiritual plague that affects gossips and rumor mongers: the plague of tzora’asTzora’as appears as a white...

Dean's Letter Shemini

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Dear Parents,

I would like to welcome everyone back from their Pesach break and to thank Mrs. Frazier for arranging and overseeing our COVID test site that allowed us to return to in-person learning.

In Parshas Noach, when the Torah tells us that Noach took animals into his ark, it takes pains to add letters. The Torah...

Dean's Letter Vayeira

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Dear Parents,

On Motzoei Shabbos last week we learned of the first cases of COVID that affected our school. Beginning on Sunday morning, we moved into high gear, sending out letters to parents and planning for the distribution of Chromebooks. I would like to publicly thank the following people who gave up their entire day and evening to...

Dean's Letter Vayakhei-Pekudei

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Dear Parents,

In last week’s parshah, the Torah describes how the giving of Machatzis Hashekel was shared equally by all. Each person could only bring a half shekel regardless of how wealthy he was. We are told that the reasoning behind the Machatzis Hashekel is to teach us that we are incomplete without each other....