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The fifth-graders giggled as they attempted to follow the rules that the visiting students from Brown University had laid out for them. Each student was holding the end of a wooden box that was a … more
Every Thursday at the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island (JCDSRI), third-, fourth- and fifth-grade students gather to join their voices in a rousing Shacharit (morning) service. A joyful … more
A few weeks ago, I awoke to find my inbox overflowing with emails from colleagues around the country. They were all sharing a letter written by John Allman, the head of the independent preparatory … more
While many of us are still enjoying lazy days at the beach, administrators and staff at the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island are busy cleaning, waxing floors, painting walls and preparing … more
For many families the new school year arrives with emotions ranging from excitement to anxiety.  In my experience, three major stressors can affect the summer-to-school transition: sleep, … more
Over the past few months, fifth-graders at the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island, in Providence, have studied slavery and brick-making as they learned about the first chapters of Exodus, … more
Chametz Fest 2017, sponsored by the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island, was a smashing success. A wonderful time was had by the more than 270 people who attended the March 26 event in the … more
Purim in Rhode Island [Photo gallery]
Lots of activities for Purim! more
PROVIDENCE – The Jewish Community Day School held a mitzvah-filled party at Temple Beth-El on Dec. 15 to ring in the holiday season and showcase the power of giving. Nearly 100 children and their families attended “Mitzvahs and Miracles.” Current and former JCDS students, as well as other volunteers, staffed booths where children took part in fun activities that also made a difference for those in need: more
As an educator with 30 years experience, a Jew and a parent I feel compelled to respond to Howard Brown’s letter dated May 13. I am not sure in which direction the author intended to lead … more