Education

Students stroll on the campus of Solebury School in New Hope.

Solebury School Opens Doors to American Hebrew Academy Students

Scott Eckstein, director of admissions and financial aid at Solebury School, a college-preparatory boarding and day school in New Hope, is thinking a lot...
Lockers in a hallway. American Hebrew Academy suddenly closed recently

American Hebrew Academy Unexpectedly Closes, Leaving Students in the Lurch

Abbie Hirsch had “never been the school type” when she began at the American Hebrew Academy during her sophomore year of high school in...
Noa Singer, Noah Cohen and Abigail Gober with honorees Gail and Elliot Norry

PJDS Annual Gala Honors Gail and Elliot Norry

Hundreds of parents, community members and alumni of Perelman Jewish Day School (PJDS) crowded Har Zion Temple on May 22 to celebrate the annual...
Malcolm Hoenlein and Israel David Friedman

Barrack Gala Comes as School Increases Focus on Israel

Sharon Levin, head of school at the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, wanted this year’s gala to be about the big themes. Jewish day schools,...
Beverly Bernstein plays a board game with students

Beverly Bernstein Looks Back on 20 Years of Helping Special Needs Kids at OROT

Beverly Bernstein hasn’t just been with OROT from the beginning. As she puts it, she was there before it even existed. The program was founded...
Kindergarten and first grade students at a Hebrew Public school

New Hebrew Public Charter School Receives $600K Startup Grant

  Philadelphia Hebrew Public Charter School was awarded a $600,000 startup grant from the Philadelphia School Partnership (PSP) to help cover general operating costs as...
Rabbi Howard Bogot with one of his classes

Rabbi Howard Bogot Continues Teaching Passion Into His 80s

Rabbi Howard Bogot, 81, has spent a lifetime teaching Jewish texts to Jewish students in Jewish settings, from youth groups to summer camps to...

Israeli Squash Program Brings Arab and Jewish Children Together Through Sports

Shahed Bishara, a 10th-grader from Tira, an Arab city in Israel, was a little nervous about playing squash with Jewish Israelis when she first...
Max Weinstein

Barrack Student Aces Math Test

Out of 1,000 students in 50 countries who participated in this year’s Jewish High School Math League (JHSML) International Olympiad, only one got all...

Some Barrack Teachers Sign Letters, Despite Union Vote Not to Do So

Despite an announcement from the Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy’s teachers union that teachers had voted not to sign their offer letters, the school...