Labor Day is over, the school year has started and with it, so have the expectations from some schools that parents volunteer their time either in the building or after school hours.
I appreciate both my own good fortune in having children at all, and I recognize the merit of other parents who devote themselves to supporting their children’s schools.
But I want to at the same time call out the schools that still harbor this expectation of parents.
The word is chutzpahdik.
Rabbi Baruch Pollack’s 60 years in first grade.
In some academic cultures, the best and ambitious rise to the top. They become principals, provosts, deans and professors.
THE JEWISH WEEK
1501 BROADWAY, SUITE 505
NEW YORK, NY 10036
Telephone: (212) 921-7822
Fax: (212) 921-8420
The Galloping Gaul Of Kosher Wine; The Wine From A Little Town Called Hope; From Tuscany With Body; Kosher Wine Down Under And Out West
Jewish studies programs in unlikely places; Birthright’s new focus on trip leaders; Bracing for the campus Israel wars.
Fall Journeys: Down By The River In San Antonio, Sacred Music In Jerusalem And More.