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Dean's Letter Beshalach

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Dear Parents,

Rabbi Mordechai Kamenetzky writes:

    The beginning of this week’s parshah describes Yetzias Mitzrayim. Jews gathered their possessions and took gold and silver from the Egyptians. One person, however, was preoccupied with other treasures. “Moshe took Yosef’s bones with him, for Yosef had made the...

Dean's Letter Bo

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Dear Parents,

One of the great challenges of our generation is our need to be constantly connected and multi-tasking. While it used to be that news from abroad would take time to reach us, today it is instantly transmitted. When issues come up in our extended family, the first question is: “Didn’t you see it on the family chat?”

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Dean's Letter Va'eira

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Dear Parents,

As we look at current events we can’t help but be seriously concerned with the elevated tone in the country. Over the past few months, we have witnessed the collapse of societal norms, where rioting has become the normal way of protesting, to the point where the Capitol building itself was compromised.

While our...

Dean's Letter Shemos

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Dear Parents,

I hope everyone had a relaxing vacation. I know that the inability to travel was difficult and I thank you for your part in keeping the school safe. For those who had to travel, we apologize that your children were unable to return to in-person learning. While we look forward to a speedy end to the virus, we must not ignore...