Too Jewish? Not Jewish Enough?

Summer 2007

Too Jewish? Not Jewish Enough?

About This Issue
HaYidion Too Jewish? Not Jewish Enough Shavuot 2007

At some point, most day schools find themselves confronted with the question, Are we too Jewish? If we confine Jewish studies to fewer hours in the school day, will more students come? Authors here agree that the “Jewish” part of the school’s mission and identity should be proudly front and center in defining a day school’s raison d’etre.

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Articles From This Issue

  • A Word from the Editor
    Dr. Barbara Davis
  • From the Desk of Susan Weintrob, RAVSAK President
    Susan Weintrob
  • It’s All in the Packaging – Can a Jewish Community Day School Really be Too Jewish?
    Leon Covitz
  • Balancing “Too Jewish”with “Not Jewish Enough”
    Dr. Barbara Davis
  • What if Our Schools Are Too Jewish?
    Dr. Marc N. Kramer
  • The Language of the Hebrewman
    Naomi Stillman
  • My Vision of a Secular Jewish Day School
    Michael H. Steinhardt
  • Liberal Jews Want Jewishness, Too
    Nancy Bossov, R.J.E.
  • The Hidden Reflection: Board Leadership and the Shaping of School Culture
    Rabbi Jay Moses
  • School Culture Audit: A Tool for School Improvements
    Susan Shevitz, Ed.D.
  • Assessing and Improving Your School’s Culture
    Christopher R. Wagner, Ph.D.
  • Israel in RAVSAK Schools
    Ezra Kopelowitz