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Dean's Letter Chanukah

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Dear Parents,
Success in business, parenting, fundraising and many other aspects of life are often viewed by people as being either good luck or attributed to “kochi ve’otzem yadi,” our personal education, hard work, effort, or savvy. Fundraisers may be especially prone to making such calculations. I have, however, come to realize that...

Dean's Letter Vayeishev

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Dear Parents,
This past weekend, my wife and I had the opportunity to chaperone four of our seniors to the national Bais Yaakov Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. I want to focus on a number of important takeaways that the girls and I were able to gain from the convention:
At times, living in a small town can be lonely. It can be hard...

Dean's Letter Vayishlach

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Dear Parents,
In this past week’s parsha, we learn about Yaakov Avinu’s decision to part company with Lavan and his family. The pasuk tells us that Yaakov no longer saw Lavan in the same manner he once did. At a simple level, this can be understood as Yaakov understanding that he must leave Lavan’s home because of Lavan’s ongoing behavior...