Strengthening Community

Fall 2010

Strengthening Community

About This Issue
HaYidion Strengthening Community Autumn 2010

What do we mean when we call our schools a “community”? How does the Jewish diversity that typifies community day schools coalesce into its own community? What happens when the various communities that exist both outside and within the school come into conflict? Discover ways of understanding and strengthening the community of your school and its position within the larger surrounding communities.

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Articles From This Issue

  • Limitations for Community Schools: Proving Dr. Obvious Wrong
    Jerry Isaak-Shapiro
  • Bookcase
    RAVSAK Staff
  • Strengthening Ethics to Strengthen Community
    Erica Brown
  • Building Community While Supporting Diversity
    Susan L. Shevitz
  • Service Learning or Surface Learning? Providing Meaningful Text Study in Community Service Programs
    Jason Kimelman-Block
  • Creating an Alternative in Israel
    Hila Zeira-Weinstein
  • Building School Community: Connection and Conflict
    Renee Rubin Ross
  • Mosquitoes, Elephants and Mermaids: Building a Strong Faculty Community
    Susan Cook
  • From Egg-Carton School to a Community of Teachers
    Carol K. Ingall
  • Securing the Jewish Present
    Shaul Kelner
  • The New Coalition: Rethinking Family-School Collaborations
    Claire Smrekar and Lydia Bentley
  • School and Shul—Conflict or Synergy?
    David Prashker
  • From the Editor
    Barbara Davis
  • Making a Community Board Work for a Community School
    Gale Osborne
  • From the Desk of Arnee Winshall, RAVSAK Chair
    Arnee Winshall
  • Obstacles and Opportunities for Collaboration within a Jewish Community
    Bob Greenberg
  • Confronting Community
    Shira Hammerman
  • Building a Strong Relationship with Local Rabbis
    Allison B. Oakes
  • Shared Mind, Shared Place, Shared Kinship
    interview with Alex Pomson
  • Learning by Giving: Jewish Teen Philanthropy
    Stefanie Zelkind
  • Community: Family, Tribe, or Something In-between?
    Allen Selis
  • Youth Philanthropy Tightens Bonds Within School and Beyond
    Barbie Prince