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Schools around the World

Rochel Burstyn

Your backpack is filled with crisp books and sharpened pencils. You might not be ready for the summer to end, but your air conditioned classroom and new books are a luxury some kids can only dream of. Let’s peek into some schools around the world.

 

Spotlight: I “Walk” With a Wheelchair

Rhona Lewis

Eleven-year-old Racheli Karp was born in Australia and now lives in Ramat Beit Shemesh, Israel. She has blue eyes, a blond ponytail, and a wheelchair. When she talks and jokes, you forget about the wheelchair.

 

On the Job: Mr. Dovid Katz, School Administrator

Shoshana S. Meiri

Meet somebody who’s been busy nonstop with school work while you were enjoying your (well-deserved) vacation. He’s been ordering new desks and fixing broken windows while you were cheering for your color-war team in camp or enjoying ices at the pool. Meet Mr. Dovid Katz, school administrator at Gateshead Jewish Primary School, England.



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Yonoson Rosenblum Show young, searching Jews that Torah works
Elephant in the Room
Eytan Kobre Welcome to the Monkey House
No Hitting
Jacob L. Freedman “Torah doesn’t stand for that kind of behavior”
The Must Vs. The Should
Rabbi Emanuel Feldman Performing G-d’s mitzvos transcends personal feelings
Tongue in Check
Faigy Peritzman There’s no substitute for positive reinforcement
Debugging the Dynamic
Sarah Chana Radcliffe Positive change starts with the spouse who’s smart
Social Savvy Vs. My Kids’ Shidduchim
Sara Eisemann As parents, we have the obligation to contain ourselves