Parenting

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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Universal Education: Why We Must See Gray in This Black and White World

| MON, NOV 29, 2021

The father of modern Zionism, Theodore Herzl, said “Im tirtzu ein zo agadah.”|“If you will it is no dream.” In New York City, the dream has become reality: The dream…

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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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Hispanic Heritage Month at the Sunday Market

| THU, OCT 14, 2021

Hispanic Heritage Month at the Sunday Market It was a cloudy day, and yet the crowd was basking in the bright energetic sounds of Cuban Jazz at the Sunday Market…

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Racial Diversity in the Jewish Community

| TUE, FEB 09, 2021

I find that themed days and months give us an opportunity to put our attention on groups and issues that we always want to be thinking about and addressing but…

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