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Professor Mordecai Paldiel Delivers Keynote Address at UN Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony

Dr. Mordecai Paldiel, adjunct instructor of Jewish history at Yeshiva University and former head of the Righteous Among the Nations Department at Yad Vashem, delivered a moving keynote address to the United Nations General Assembly at a ceremony to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 25.

Hundreds of Jewish community representatives, international envoys and survivors attended the event, which began with a moment of silence for Shoah victims. Read the rest of this entry…


More than 1,000 Day School Leaders to Convene for 2013 North American Jewish Day School Conference

Jewish lay and professional day school leaders from across the globe will gather in Washington, D.C. on February 3 – 5, for the fourth annual North American Jewish Day School Conference. The theme for the 2013 conference, “Learning to Lead–Leading to Learn,” highlights the importance of visionary leadership and network weaving for ensuring the vibrancy and value of Jewish day school education, now and into the future. Since its inception the conference has challenged influencers from across the Jewish spectrum to work together on ideas, initiatives and educational solutions that serve to positively transform the day school landscape into a field-wide network of stakeholders. Read the rest of this entry…


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