Ben Gamla

New Hebrew Charter School Approved In San Diego

03/28/2012
Associate Editor

San Diego City Schools voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a charter for Kavod, a Hebrew charter school slated to open in September.

Modeled on Brooklyn’s Hebrew Language Academy Charter School (HLA), the publicly funded San Diego school will launch with 210 students in grades K-2 and plans to add a grade each year until it goes through fifth grade.

Hebrew Charter School As Growth Industry

Former Florida Rep. Peter Deutsch’s burgeoning network of schools is toeing the church-state line, and could greatly affect American Jewish life.

03/20/2012
Associate Editor

Boynton Beach, Fla. — As you turn off the main road and a large Torah scroll-shaped sign on your right welcomes you to the “Temple Torah Campus of Jewish Learning,” you could be forgiven for assuming the K-6 school you are about to visit is a Jewish day school.

Ben Gamla Boynton.

Charter School Roundup

Florida Growing Fast, Some Local Delays, Second Thoughts In Englewood

06/22/2011
Associate Editor

So much for the stereotype about life being slower paced in the South.

While some Hebrew charter school efforts here in New York and New Jersey — as well as in Arizona, Minnesota and California — are hitting snags and delays, Florida’s Ben Gamla network of schools is blazing ahead at full speed.

Florida’s Ben Gamla network of schools is blazing ahead at full speed.
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