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Jewish Day Schools

The Jewish Day School Discussion: Take Two

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 01.23.2015 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

It's damn expensive to send multiple kids to Jewish day schools. It's expensive to send just one. Jews still feel like they are being priced out of their religion, but there's a sliver of hope -- schools that employ blended learning that charge $9,000 tuition per child as opposed to the standard $15,000-$18,000

The Greatest Challenge Facing The Orthodox Jewish Community

Rabbi Ben Greenberg | Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Ben Greenberg

The time has come to appreciate the essential role our schools play in the continuity of the community and to comprehend the precarious situation they find themselves in.

My Kid, the Jewish Day School Reject

Malina Saval | Posted 06.02.2012 | Parents
Malina Saval

My 5-year-old son, Boaz, received two thin envelopes in the mail (in Los Angeles by the time a kid is 2, it's not unheard of that he's fielded enough ding letters from private preschools to wallpaper his playroom).

Jewish School Tuition Crisis: Parents Feeling 'Priced Out' Of Their Religion

Shira Hirschman Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shira Hirschman Weiss

Jewish day schools aim to provide the very best possible education. But that the model is "unsustainable" in the long run. That is why many are seeking other solutions.

Too Expensive and Lonely to be Jewish

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The two most urgent priorities of the American Jewish community are making Jewish life more affordable and fixing the broken Jewish dating scene.