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Why universal preschool is a must for early childhood Jewish education

| THU, DEC 02, 2021

“The world only exists because of the breath of schoolchildren.”  — Talmud Shabbat 119b   Vibrant Jewish early childhood centers are at the heart of our institutions. Our halls ring with singing,…

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Early Childhood & The Build Back Better Bill

| TUE, NOV 09, 2021

Hello to you all – I’m Kathy Pomer, Director of the Sheva Center, connecting with you from my home in Bryans Road, Maryland just south of Washington DC where President…

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A summer of community action for young teens

| THU, SEP 09, 2021

The Arlington Avenue facility has launched a new internship program designed not for college students, or even high school seniors. Instead, it’s for energetic boys and girls between 14 and…

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Early childhood compensation can change

| THU, SEP 09, 2021

As Emily Hausman, an early childhood director in Riverdale emailed her network of JCC directors around the country earlier this month, “We are making it happen and still being us.…

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No more ‘bar’ mitzvah: Synagogues changing ways to support LGBTQ youth

| THU, JUN 24, 2021

“We are trying to make sure we are doing what is needed so that everyone can feel welcome. That is our goal,” said Matt Abrams Gerber, the COO. “We have…

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