Like other schools in America, Jewish Day Schools are undergoing a crisis as the “woke culture” tsunami overtakes our nation.
The state’s new ‘Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum’ extends the left’s cultural dominance of California’s public education system, and seeks to destroy the ‘Christianity, capitalism and racism’ white settlers brought to America.
Many in the Jewish community have been basking over the recent success of having the California Department of Education cancel its proposed, highly biased Palestinian ethnic-studies curriculum.
It has established a Facebook group, launched a petition for Californians to express their opposition and offered a public comment template that streamlines the process for community members to voice their concerns to the Instructional Quality Commission.
Hasbara Fellowships Israel Director: “Campus is the new battleground on an ideological level – that’s why the discussion on campus is so important.”
The most important commandment for the Jewish People besides living in the Land of Israel is the study of Torah. But numerous great sages over the millennia did not confine themselves solely to the Torah. Maimonides was a prominent physician; Hillel was a woodchopper; various Talmudic sages were tailors, farmers, cotton dealers, field laborers, builders, scribes, shoemakers, cattle raisers, silk merchants, beer brewers and even wine smellers.
Henry Friedman, born in 1928 to a Jewish family in Brody, Poland, went into hiding in the village of Suchowola where two different Christian Ukrainian families helped them.
Some Israeli students will be taught to hack into computer systems to detect security breaches, others will be taught solutions to prevent information leaks
Today, July 18, 2018, would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. This video, from 1997, shows the president speaking at a Jewish school to a group of South African students. He gave voice to one of his own sayings: Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.
The Israeli Ministry of Education is instituting special programming this February, the 10th annual Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month (JDAIM), that will expose and educate Israeli high school students to peers with disabilities.