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Last year, my son Henry participated in TEVA, a wonderful 6th grade experience, in which students spend several days in nature. When he came home, Henry flopped on the couch, happy, energized and exhausted. He looked at me, beaming, and said, "Mom, I didn't think...

תפילה לשלום מדינת ישראל   Each spring for the last nine years I have had the incredible experience of traveling to Israel with the Schechter Manhattan 8th grade. The trips have been very meaningful to me. As a Zionist and a committed Jew, the many powerful sites...

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...

What does Schechter Manhattan teach? It teaches a love of learning, a love of Judaism, a love a tradition, and a love community. Throughout it all, there is a value that underlies all of the content, and that is, what does it mean to be...

 Gathering the Schechter Manhattan Community :הקהל   Much of Jewish tradition is most powerfully experienced in community.  Last week the Middle School had the special opportunity to fulfill a rare mitzvah, הקהל (hakhel, gathering the community), that highlights the centrality of community for Jewish living. In Devarim...

Students at the Center: A Walk Through Schechter Manhattan Classrooms   Every school day I take a few minutes to walk through the classrooms at Schechter Manhattan. It is such a great experience to move through the grades of our school and see the learning taking place....

והיית אך שמח:  Joyous Jewish living and learning at Schechter Manhattan Kids like to shake the lulav. Over my years at Schechter Manhattan I have found this to be invariably true. Give students a lulav and etrog and smiles emerge, faces light up. Shaking a lulav is...