Author: Liz Freirich

The Schechter Manhattan Annual Dinner & Auction this past Wednesday evening was a wonderful celebration and community building event. It was great to come together with supporters of Schechter Manhattan, faculty and staff, parents of current students and alumni, trustees, and our 8th grade students,...

We were shaken again by the news of terror this week in Brussels. As I participated in reading מגילת אסתר, the Book of Ether, I was struck that the messages of the ancient book and of the Purim holiday resonate so powerfully still today....

Over the last few weeks high school placement results came in and I am so proud of our 8th grade students. Members of the class of 2016 were accepted to an array of competitive NYC high schools, including Jewish day schools, independent schools, selective public...

At Schechter Manhattan, we are working to enact this mishna through our annual Tzedakah Roundtable. As in years past, students will be thinking critically about where to donate their classroom tzedakah money. What I love about the Tzedakah Roundtable is how it empowers our students...