Daf Kesher

Daf Kesher is the weekly newsletter that Schechter Manhattan produces.  It includes a letter from Benjamin Mann, Head of School, children’s essays, a weekly slide show, communal information and the Parent’s Association News.

 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...

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...

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...

The ELT: Faculty Collaboration at Schechter Manhattan The Schechter Manhattan teaching faculty is a team.  From the very start, Dr. Lorch led the teachers at Schechter Manhattan to work together to...

Welcome to the 20th volume of Daf Kesher. Dr. Lorch wrote this column for 19 years and I am pleased and honored to continue the tradition. In my weekly column...