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Ethical Culture Fieldston School

Reclaiming What It Means to Be an American

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 09.19.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

I was born in the Displaced Persons camp of Bergen-Belsen in Germany in 1948. From the day I became a naturalized US citizen, I have been as much an American as anyone. It is depressingly disconcerting, therefore, to hear the cacophony of voices accusing the President of the United States of not being "American," of being somehow foreign.

Remembering Sandra: Eulogy for a Friend

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York
Menachem Rosensaft

Sandra Gabrilove Saltzman, who died late on the night of December 24 at the age of 63, attended the Ethical Culture School in Manhattan, Fieldston High School in Riverdale, NY, Brown University, and New York University School of Law. This eulogy was delivered at her funeral.

Teacher Fired for "Joking": That's No Joke

Steve Nelson | Posted 01.02.2012 | Education
Steve Nelson

We should all be politically correct if it means using language that is inoffensive and treating each other with empathy. Just because one has the Constitutional right to be offensive, one needn't exercise that right.

Fieldston's Fashion Show Features Clothes Made Of Anything But Fabric | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Take 82 ambitious students, one adored art teacher, a few mousetraps, dozens of Capri-Sun juice pouches and 50,000 beads. Add one plastic picnic table...

Mark Stanek Takes Leave: Head Of Ethical Culture Fieldston School Plans To Move To Boston

The New York Observer | Molly Fischer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mark Stanek, head of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School since 2008, announced today that he will be leaving at the end of his current contract....