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Deans Letter Vayakhel

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Dear Parents,
This week we read Parshas Vayakhel, which refers to a “gathering.” The Torah stresses the importance of a kahal in many different places throughout the Torah. We are told that there is a concept of “Berov am hadras melech – in a large gathering we glorify the king.” We in Providence have been fortunate to witness two such...

Deans letter Ki Sisa

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Dear Parents,
This Purim, as I fundraised in Lakewood, I witnessed the true greatness of Klal Yisrael. I visited many wealthy people (one of hundreds of visitors), who sat at their dining room tables with open doors, giving time and money to each visitor. One such person, a major supporter of Torah nationwide, decided to help a recent...

deans letter Purim

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Dear Parents,
I offer my congratulations to Mrs. Grace Novick, the grand-prize winner in our raffle, to Yonah Landau of Los Angeles, second-prize winner, and to Meir Nemetsky, our third-prize winner. Special thanks to Mrs. Shifra Yudkowsky, the lead seller of over $10,500-worth of tickets and to Mrs. Leeba Taitelbaum in second place, with...

Deans letter Terumah

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Dear Parents,
As dean of the school, one of my responsibilities is its fiscal management; obviously, therefore, one of my favorite parshios is Terumah, which describes the major building campaign that Klal Yisroel was solicited for. The parshah begins with a posuk that describes how all the gifts had to come from those who were yidvenu...