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A Question About Charter Schools

"Why would people who aren’t Jewish be interested in this kind of program?"

Harlem Hebrew Charter OK’d

06/19/2012
Associate Editors

A Hebrew charter school in Harlem may sound akin to an African-American-themed school in Borough Park or Jerusalem.

Opening in 2013, Harlem Hebrew will be modeled on Brooklyn’s Hebrew Language Academy Charter School, above.

Harlem Hebrew Charter Approved

06/19/2012
Associate Editor

A Hebrew charter school in Harlem may sound akin to an African-American-themed school in Borough Park or Jerusalem.

But Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter — whose charter the New York State Board of Regents formally approved on Tuesday, and which is slated to open in fall 2013 — is arguably in an ideal location to recruit a racially and socio-economically diverse student body interested in learning Hebrew.

New charter school will be modeled on Brooklyn's HLA charter.

The Revolution In Teen Outreach

Synagogues, educational groups rethinking offerings and
restructuring programs to reach a new generation.

Associate Editor
01/11/2011

For eighth graders enrolled in Temple Emanu-El’s religious schoolTemple Emanu-El’s religious school, the lessons this year are less aleph-bet and more ABC.

Once a month, the young teens make the short trek from Upper East Side to East Harlem to volunteer with elementary-age kids at the Association to Benefit Children, an agency that offers numerous services for disadvantaged children.

Eighth graders at Temple Emanu-El volunteer at Harlem’s Association to Benefit Children as part of a service-learning program.
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