Professional Development Resources: Evaluation

Observing Schools

A few months back an interesting and to my mind potentially important debate on the question of pluralism in schools opened up in these... Read more

Modern Orthodox Jewish Day Schools and Non-Jews

This article explores the variety of issues and differences between Jewish Day Schools and Non-Jews. To read the article, click here. Read more

Rupture and Reconstruction: The Transformation of Contemporary Orthodoxy

Published in Tradition, Vol. 28, No. 4 (Summer 1994). Reprinted here with permission. Haym Soloveitchik teaches Jewish history and thought in the Bernard Revel Graduate... Read more

Leading Jewish Ethical Discussions

I. What is a Jewish ethical discussion? Ethical discussions are designed to challenge participants to clarify or their thoughts. The process of clarification often... Read more

Literacy in the Garden of Eden

Published in the Times Educational Supplement November 2002   The Garden of Eden, the ultimate paradise as described in the Bible, is hardly the... Read more

Judaism in Crisis

Part I – The Problem Part II – Learning from the World of Learning Part III – An Educational Manifesto Part  I – The... Read more

“Too Much on Our Plates”

Back in the early 50’s, my friend’s older sister, Malka, worked as secretary in one of the Bais Yaakov elementary schools.  The children were,... Read more