Rav Menachem Bombach, founder of the first Chassidic High School in Beitar which also teaches general studies to its students.
We want to see kids develop themselves, not develop who you want them to be. We want to teach kids to get into the learning process, without worrying about the outcome.
Surely there has to be a better format for school, that doesn’t require most of the students to take Ritalin just to make it through the day?
While it is true that providing for one’s family is not a responsibility to be shirked, the issue is more what is deemed the priority of Jewish education.
We want our kids to continue learning Torah in a chareidi environment, just to also get the skills they need.
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You are going to hate me for this: Just because of some lousy seaweed you leave your husband to make Shabbos alone in the middle of winter, with no clue where to find his wife and children.
I’m visiting Israel for the Jewish New Media Summit, and all the while, in the back of my mind, I’m asking myself: Could I move back here soon?