Rav Menachem Bombach, founder of the first Chassidic High School in Beitar which also teaches general studies to its students.
The yetzer hara seems to have smuggled itself into our schools under the disguise of “exclusivity” and is here to stay. So now the real question is: how do we fight it?
We want our kids to continue learning Torah in a chareidi environment, just to also get the skills they need.
Under the Prussian system of regimentation and learning by rote, most students would also be willing consumers of the ideas and outlooks being fed to them.
Education is always a ‘hot button’ topic in the Jewish world, but it’s hard to escape the impression that as we head into 2019, there is something of an educational crisis hitting the orthodox Jewish world.
Teen writer Hadas Bat-El tells us: Your kid needs you to be on the same page as her school