RAVSAK strengthens and sustains the Jewish life, leadership and learning of community day schools ensuring a vibrant Jewish future.
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This issue of HaYidion is unique. Rabbi Lehmann’s essay, “Beyond Continuity, Identity and Literacy: Making a Compelling Case for Jewish Day Schools to 21st Century American Jews,” forms the basis for a series of brilliant responses that both reinforce and challenge his assertions. Some of our most renowned thought leaders share their expertise and wisdom in thoughtful, thought-provoking and compelling...[more]
Dec 11, 2010 | Author: Robert Chazan | Location: | Category: 1004
Over the past two centuries, a new kind of historical study has emerged in the Jewish world. As described elegantly by Yosef Hayyim Yerushalmi in his book Zakhor, this new historical study has critically reexamined and reassessed aspects of the Jewish past, in the process often confronting and...[More]
Mar 28, 2010 | Author: Hebrew Academy of Morris County, Randolph, New Jersey | Location: | Category: iSchool in Our Schools
With the introduction of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, educators have devoted their efforts toward the academic advancement of all American students. It is not enough to simply revise the curriculum, but instead to incorporate within it problem solving, creative thinking, technological...[More]
Oct 21, 2010 | Author: Susan L. Shevitz | Location: | Category: 1003
Schools that are strong, educational communities are associated with excellence. Their teachers, students, administrators, staff, and families are united by a shared set of values and aspirations; participants share a common history and sense of destiny. Pluralistic schools face a special...[More]
RAVSAK gives JCoSS a unique international perspective and network.”
Jeremy Stowe-Lindner, Principal
RAVSAK has created an animated video capturing the spirit of Jewish day schools and the values they teach their students juxtaposed with traditional lessons of Rosh Hashana. Share with your community using #RAVSAK5775![More]
Contribute your thoughts and add annotations such as comments, questions, explanations or photos to a series of essays about day school mission and vision![More]
Dr. Marc Kramer and fellow leaders have been awarded an alumni collaboration grant from The Wexner Foundation to research the learning needs of special needs students in North American Jewish day schools.[More]
Articles and resources for helping students understand and contextualize the recent Israeli conflict.[More]
Members of RAVSAK enjoy many benefits which support the overall work of the school and the professionals who lead them. Find out more about membership benefits and how your school can become a member.
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In addition to serving Jewish community day schools across North America, RAVSAK has a special category of membership for Jewish and educational organizations, consultants and companies which share our vision of excellence in Jewish day school education.