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Dean's Letter Vayigash

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Dear Parents,

Although several us have already heard this week’s lecture by Rabbi Ephraim Shapiro, I felt the need to share a story that he told.

The famous store Tiffany’s of Manhattan was broken into at one point and, when the breach was discovered, the store had to close for an entire day. If the thieves who broke in had taken...

Dean's Letter Mikeitz

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Dear Parents,

I would like to compliment the entire staff and administration for undertaking the many challenges in running a socially distanced Chanukah program in both PHDS and NEAT.

Rabbi Yossocher Frand, in an essay on this week’s parshah, discusses a relevant topic titled “Detecting the Wink of the...

Dean's Letter Vayeishev

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Dear Parents,

Over the past few weeks, we celebrated several bar mitzvos and then most recently two weddings. All of these baalei simchah are dear to the school and have contributed so much over the years to our success. While preparing to address the chosson and kallah this week I came upon a message from the...

Dean's Letter Vayishlach

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Dear Parents,

“And Yaakov remained alone, and a man wrestled with him until the break of dawn. And he saw that he could not defeat him, so he grabbed him in the hollow of his thigh, and he dislocated the hollow of Yaakov’s thigh as he wrestled with him.

“And he said, ‘Let me go, because the dawn has broken.’

“And he said...