School Leaders Blog

Torah Under the Stars

One of the perks of working in an institution where I am also an alumnus, is that I get to re-experience important traditions, Ezra rights of passage, and events. It has been such a special experience to share my memories with our teachers (including some of my own former teachers!) and with…

Nearing the End of the Year-But Who's Counting?

As a Jewish day school, so much of our year is scheduled according to our holidays, life cycle events, and our weekly observance of Shabbat. I’m pleasantly reminded of the times of the year and their hectic nature, which also at times gives way to calmer and less scheduled periods of time.…

A Week to Remember

Sunday night kicked off a very busy and eventful week, with one of the most successful Ezra galas in recent history. It was so great to see so many familiar faces as we honored Dr. Melanie Waynik, her legacy, and incredible leadership that has made Ezra what it is today. Kudos to Joanna Romb…

GREAT things are happening!

As we continue to move towards Pesach and a much deserved vacation, I am again reminded of the structure and organization of the Jewish calendar and its ability to instill excitement in us and in our students. I am proud to report that our wonderful tradition of student-tutoring for the Pesa…

Spring! (For Real This Time?)

Dear Ezra Community, 

 

While the first official day of spring has come and gone and winter seems to have decided to pay us yet another visit, we have multiple reasons to rejoice and celebrate as we move into the Month of Nisan this weekend. Nisan, the seventh month on our current calend…