Top 10 Reasons to Participate!

May 24, 2019
Top Ten Reasons to Participate in Manna from Heaven: We are celebrating the multifaceted culture and cuisine of our tradition. Expect passed cholent, jachnun and latkes; an appetizing station; and a Moroccan mimouna for dessert.  Our students ...

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Tired & Fulfilled after a Very Manhattan Week!

May 23, 2019
Enjoy the full Ta Shma, our weekly newsletter, here.  Dear Beit Rabban Community, With this Shabbat we close out a week of intensive and fun learning across Manhattan. We are, indeed, maximizing our boundless campus that is New York City. This week...

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What We Learn from the “Yoms”

May 10, 2019
Read the weekly email, Ta Shma, here. Dear Beit Rabban Community, Every year we return from Pesach vacation to a series of special "Yoms." We shift from remembering our redemption from Egyptian slavery, to remembering the Shoah; to remembering all those who have passed as...

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The Key to a Meaningful (and not brutal) Seder?

April 18, 2019
Enjoy this week's full Ta Shma email here! Dear Beit Rabban Community, I recently had the pleasure of studying the Hagadah at a shiur given by our school's founder, Dr. Devora Steinmetz. I was particularly taken by Devora's reading of the familiar...

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Holy Chatter Filling Our Halls

April 12, 2019
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma Dear Beit Rabban Community, Thank you for a magical Someone Special Day! We had the pleasure of sharing our learning this morning with grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, and friends who are like family. Thank you to all those...

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We are honoring the BIG “machers” this year!

March 29, 2019
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma Dear Beit Rabban Community, Our annual gala, Manna from Heaven, is coming up in late May.  The event will leave you feeling full of nachas, gratitude and hope as well as full of excellent food and drink. So...

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Culture of Learning and Trust

March 15, 2019
Please enjoy this week's Ta Shma Dear Beit Rabban Community, You may know that I am a big believer in investing in a staff culture of learning. Ironically, it can be hard for administrators to ensure that we properly invest in this for ourselves....

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Amazing Listenting

March 01, 2019
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma Dear Beit Rabban Community, One of the things our educators are mindful off is the ratio of teacher to student voice in a classroom. Across grades and subjects, we work to ensure that the most salient sound is that...

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Returning “home” after February break…

February 22, 2019
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma! Dear Beit Rabban Community, We returned from February break this week in our pjs and ready to read. In accordance with minhagBeit Rabban, Chag HaPijama falls each year on the first day back from February break. On this...

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Loving the heck out of our students

February 01, 2019
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma here. Dear Beit Rabban Community, When our wonderful teachers returned to school in late August, I welcomed them with this introduction: "Our job is first and foremost to love the heck out of our students. In a few minutes,...

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Avoiding the Prayer Policy

January 25, 2019
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma here. Dear Beit Rabban Community,   I have been thinking a lot about communal prayer this week.   On Monday students, staff, parents, grandparents and alumni came together for our annual MLK Day tefillah to honor the holiday as...

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Thanks for a successful busy week

January 22, 2019
Enjoy this week's Weekly Ta Shma! SHABBAT SHALOM!

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Rest up for a Busy Week

January 11, 2019
Enjoy this week's Weekly Ta Shma! Dear Beit Rabban Community, Today I am going to start my message by wishing you all a restful and rejuvenating Shabbat. If your next week is anything like ours, you are going to need to spend this weekend...

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Thank you for Enjoying an Extra Day of Vacation

January 04, 2019
Please enjoy this week's Ta Shma! Dear Beit Rabban Community, Students at Beit Rabban return to school after winter break on January 3. Staff returns on the 2nd for a professional development day. In other words, Beit Rabban parents get an extra day with their...

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The Importance of Community when the Days are Dark

December 21, 2018
Shabbat Shalom from Beit Rabban. Read our full weekly message and watch our weekly slideshow here. Dear Beit Rabban Community, Today is the darkest day of the year.  Whether or not your personal mood is affected by sunlight, it is hard to avoid the...

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Not Learning to Ignore

December 14, 2018
Shabbat Shalom from Beit Rabban. Read our weekly message and watch our weekly slideshow here. Dear Beit Rabban Community, We get a lot of visitors. Educators and lay leaders have always come to see and learn from our lab school for Jewish education. I usually...

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Beautiful Chaos, A Chanukah Message

December 07, 2018
Shabbat Shalom and Chanukah Sameach from Beit Rabban. Read our weekly message here. Dear Beit Rabban Community, Thank you to all who came out last night for our communal Chanukah lighting sponsored by the Beit Rabban Parents Association. It was so special to share the...

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Thank you! Erev Thanksgiving Day Parade PARADE

November 20, 2018
Happy Thanksgiving from Beit Rabban students and teachers to all the helpers in our community! Enjoy this slideshow from our first annual Erev Thanksgiving Parade PARADE, Mizad Hahodayah! We have spent the past couple weeks at Beit Rabban preparing for Thanksgiving, using the holiday...

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Entering Shabbat with Gratitude

November 16, 2018
Enjoy this week's message from our Head of School. Dear Beit Rabban Community,  I, like so many others, enjoyed a 5.5 hour commute home with my children last night. It was obviously exhausting and uncomfortable. As my own children watched movies on my iPhone...

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Taking Sparks of Comfort & Optimism into Shabbat

November 02, 2018
Enjoy this week's message from our Head of School. Dear Beit Rabban Community,  Since last Shabbat's tragedy in Pittsburgh, I have experienced a range of intense emotions: sadness, anxiety, anger. I suspect many of you share some if not all those feelings....

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Shehechiyanu Moment; Update on Standards for Fluency in Jewish Text & Practice…

October 26, 2018
Enjoy this week's message from our Head of School as well as an update from our Director of Judaic Studies. Dear Beit Rabban Community,  This week brought a long awaited shehechiyanu moment to our community: our first Middle School Open House! Please join...

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Message from Board Chair

October 19, 2018
Enjoy this week's message from the chair of the Beit Rabban Board of Trustees, Tali Rosenblatt-Cohen. Dear Beit Rabban Community, I have so enjoyed hearing from almost all of you at our Parent Breakfasts these past weeks. These breakfasts, among other traditions like the...

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An Incredible Parent Body

October 12, 2018
Dear Beit Rabban Community, Mazal tov on our first full week of school in 5779! In addition to re-starting school, we also began our annual cycle of parent breakfasts this week. Parents are invited by class to meet with me and Ingrid and share their...

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Help Us Grow & Grow with Us

October 05, 2018
Enjoy this week's message from our Head of School. Dear Beit Rabban Community  Shavua tov! We hope everyone's "achrei hachagim" (after the holidays) period has gotten off to an auspicious start. It is hard to imagine that next week will, b'ezrat...

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Pausing when It Is Crazy

September 21, 2018
Enjoy this week's message from our Head of School. Dear Beit Rabban Community, As like many of you, my past few weeks have included a bizarre mix of self-reflective pause and frenetic work. Holiday weeks are short and especially hectic. Who among...

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Return to School

September 07, 2018
Enjoy this Week's Ta Shma for Friday September 7th, 2018 Dear Beit Rabban Community, Mazal tov on the return to school! We have loved catching up with our returning students and getting to know the many new students who joined us this year. Our halls are...

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End to an Extraordinary Year

June 22, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday June 22nd, 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, These last weeks of the school year unfolded with intense emotions: pride in all our accomplishments as they were shared through culmination ceremonies and presentations; excitement about end of...

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Counting Down the Days

June 15, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday June 15th, 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, The end of this rich and joyful school year quickly approaches! Classes are holding culmination ceremonies daily, sharing their project-based learning in hands-on, experiential experiences designed for their parents and fellow...

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A Beautiful Evening

June 08, 2018
Enjoy This Week's Ta Shma for Friday June 8th 2018 Dear Beit Rabban Community, I am feeling especially blessed this morning after sharing a communal evening of celebration, inspiration and heavenly food at our annual gala, Manna from Heaven. The evening was dedicated to three...

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All Things Considered

June 01, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday May 25th 2018 Dear Beit Rabban Community, As a special treat in honor of the this post-Shavuot pre-Memorial Day Ta Shma, you are hereby exempt from reading my musings this week! Instead, I hope you will enjoy...

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Sheva Brachot

June 01, 2018
Enjoy this Week's Ta Shma for Friday June 1st 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community,   Singing and dancing filled the Social Hall on Wednesday morning as students and teachers in the Kevutzot gathered for Sheva Brachot in honor of the marriage of Shtillim (2nd Grade)...

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Shavuot

May 24, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday May 18th 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, Shavuot has so many different traditions, stories and minhagim associated with it. Our children have been studying many of these and connecting them to their personal lives. The story of Rabbi...

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Teacher Appreciation Week

May 24, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday May 11th 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!  We have spent the week recognizing our magical teachers in a variety of ways: students left heart-shaped notes of appreciation for their teachers in individual buckets...

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Parent Perspective

May 24, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday May 4th 2018. Dear Friends, I go to work with 2/3 of my children. It can be complicated and exasperating to work in a school where your children are students (maybe you've seen a 5 year old attached to...

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Someone Special Day 2018

May 24, 2018
Enjoy our Follow up from Someone Special Day. Dear Beit Rabban Special Someones, What a joy it was to share Friday morning with you all! The students who invited you were thrilled to welcome you into their classrooms and introduce you to their teachers and...

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Cultivating Community

May 24, 2018
Enjoy reading this week's Ta Shma for Friday April 20th. Dear Friends, Community is core to who we are at Beit Rabban. We strive for every student to feel a deep sense of belonging here. My goal is for all students, staff and parents...

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Living History

April 13, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday, April 13th 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, Living history is in full force at Beit Rabban. We worked before Pesach to step into our ancestors shoes as per the directive that "in every generation each Jew is...

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Pesach Learning

March 23, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday March 23rd 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community,   Despite the winter weather, Chag Ha-Aviv (the holiday of spring) is just around the corner and Pesach learning was in full swing this week. As I write this message, I...

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Physical and Emotional Safety

March 19, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for March 16th, 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, This week marks the end of the Shloshim mourning period for the victims of the Parkland shooting. I know that many of you commemorated the day with walkouts, prayers and protests. Like...

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Purim Learning and Shenanigans

February 26, 2018
Enjoy the Ta Shma for Friday February 23rd 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, We enjoy a wonderful first week back from February break, full of Purim learning and shenanigans! The Chodesh Adar spirit is pervasive in Beit Rabban this time of year, and we are all...

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Magical Moments

February 09, 2018
Enjoy the Ta Shma for Friday February 9th 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, We experience so many magical moments each day at Beit Rabban- between teachers and students, between parents and staff, and among classmates. I wish they were all visible to our community. Our collective...

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Reminders

February 06, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday February 2nd 2018. Camp Havaya, Mishloach Manot, Read - a - Thon and more...

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Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

January 19, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday, January 19th 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, The big news of this week is that the tremendously talented Ingrid Goldfein will be joining Beit Rabban as our new principal this summer! We cannot wait to...

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Power of Words

January 15, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday January 12th 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, School was open everyday this week! Mazal tov, that's a pretty high bar in the month of January. And what a wonder-full week it has been at Beit...

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Short Week

January 05, 2018
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday, January 5th 2018. Dear Beit Rabban Community, In honor of this short week, I present you with a Ta Shma message entirely focused on why we had a short week (meta, indeed). In addition to school being closed...

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Thank You for a Great Semester

December 28, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday, December 22nd 2017! Dear Beit Rabban Community, Today was the last day of our first semester of the 2017/2018 school year, and I would like to mark the moment with appreciations.  First, THANK YOU to our teachers who...

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Joy and Inspiration

December 18, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday, December 15th, 2017 Dear Beit Rabban Community, We have be blessed with abundant joy and inspiration this Chanukah at Beit Rabban. On Tuesday, we welcomed over 100 guests to our annual second grade Torah Reading Ceremony, and our community...

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Big Things Happening at Beit Rabban

December 11, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday, December 8th 2017. Dear Beit Rabban Community, Thank you to Gan Families who joined us this morning for Shabbat celebrations with their children. We hope you enjoyed the Gan's signature challah. Baked weekly by the Gan students,...

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Working Together

December 05, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for December, 1st 2017. Dear Beit Rabban Community, I want to share one story from this week that especially made my heart sing. On my way to deliver a message to one of the Shtillim (second grade) teachers, I...

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Teffilah

November 20, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for November 17th 2017. Dear Beit Rabban Community, As part of our tefillah (prayer) curriculum, we focus on cultivating certain sensibilities and character traits in addition to learning to recite the tefillot and understand their meaning. Each month our entire...

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Learning throughout Manhattan

November 10, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for November 10th, 2017! Dear Beit Rabban Community, Although we recognize that it can be annoying when we brag about our expansive campus (the City of New York), please indulge me a bit this week! We have had a wonderful...

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Dual Curriculum

November 03, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for Friday, November 3rd 2017. Dear Beit Rabban Community, This week I inadvertently developed a deeper sense of empathy for students, especially those in Jewish schools with a dual curriculum of Judaic and secular studies.  As part of our...

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Digging Deep

October 30, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma!  Dear Beit Rabban Community, We had an eventful week! This second full week of school saw classes digging deep into skills learning and beginning their months-long projects; enjoying Central Park's fall foliage during recess and nature walks;...

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A Full Week of School

October 23, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma for October 20th 2017 Dear Beit Rabban Community, Mazal tov on the absolute anomaly of a full week of school! We are, indeed, back and better than ever. Just when you think it cannot get any better... the long week...

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Differentiation: The Key to Unlocking the Joy of Torah Study for All Students

October 16, 2017
Enjoy this article written by our Director of Jewish Studies, Lisa Exler on differentiation at Beit Rabban from the Prizmah Journal.  In January, the third grader’s struggles with Chumash became almost unmanageable. He alternated between resting his head on his closed book,...

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Chag Sameach!

October 09, 2017
Chag Sameach! Enjoy this week's Ta Shma.  Dear Beit Rabban Community, As of tonight, we are commanded in no uncertain terms to rejoice in our holiday- to be happy. Joy is unavoidable at Beit Rabban- our teachers often reflect on the fact that...

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Preparation for Yom Kippur: Forgiveness

September 29, 2017
Weekly Ta Shma September 29th 2017 Dear Beit Rabban Community, We hope you all enjoyed a festive and meaningful Rosh Hashanah. For those of you who are current parents at Beit Rabban, rest assured that you rchildren  have already heard extensive details about your holiday...

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L’Shanah Tovah

September 19, 2017
L'Shanah Tovah from All of Us at Beit Rabban!   To Our Dear Friends and Family,  We wish you all a year of intense joy, deep fulfillment, magical surprises, and growth beyond expectation... which is exactly what we have...

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Back in Action

September 19, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma newsletter.  Dear Beit Rabban Community, We had a marvelous first full week of school here at Beit Rabban. Our older students delved into a disabilities unit, kicked off by attending a related puppetry performance at the 14th St...

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Tefillah Program at Beit Rabban

September 19, 2017
Tefillah Program at Beit Rabban, highlighted in the Jewish Educational Leadership Journal, Fall 2017 A Multi -Textured Approach to Tefillah by: Lisa Exler Lisa Exler describes the theory and application of tefillah at Beit Rabban Three scenes from a first grade class at Beit...

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Welcome Back!

September 13, 2017
Ta Shma Welcome Back Message, September 9, 2017 Dear Beit Rabban Community, Mazal tov on the return to school! It has been so exciting to welcome back our returning students and to get to know our new additions. Our halls were electric with the sounds of...

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Approaching Yom Hashoah

April 24, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma newsletter. Dear Beit Rabban Community,  We hope you all enjoyed a meaningful Pesach. It has been a great joy to welcome back our students for two jam- packed days of school. Such a long week of work,...

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Someone Special Day

March 27, 2017
Weekly Message, Auction Information, Pictures from Someone Special Day! Dear Beit Rabban Community,  We are in full-on Passover preparation mode at Beit Rabban. This week our students dug deep into mishnayot related to Pesach; studied the text of the Hagadah and added their own...

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Joyful celebration, reflective partnership, and sharing community with people we love

March 20, 2017
Ta Shma Newsletter 3/17/17 Dear Beit Rabban Community,  This has been a week of joyful celebration, reflective partnership, and sharing our community with people we love. We- the administration and faculty- feel especially grateful for our parents and broader community. We started the week with...

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Countdown to Purim

March 13, 2017
Read Ta Shma here: Dear Beit Rabban Community,  Happy Pre-Purim! Chag Keem'at Purim Sameach! We have had an epic Purim countdown at Beit Rabban--from silly hat day, to crazy hair day, to Venahafochu Dress Like a Teacher/Student Day, to Mustache Monday, to...

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Communal Holiness

March 08, 2017
Enjoy this week's Ta Shma! Dear Beit Rabban Community, This week's parsha introduced us to the Mishkan, the traveling sanctuary for God's presence. God instructs Moshe to command the Israelites to "build God a sanctuary so that God may dwell among...

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Read-A-Thon

February 21, 2017
Weekly Message, Happy Winter Break!, Pajama Day 2/21, Mishloach Manot, Beit Rabban in Pictures, Overheard at Beit Rabban, Parashat Hashavuah Ta Shma 2/10/17 Dear Beit Rabban Community, The Beit Rabban Read-a-Thon has been a tremendous success so far, and it is not too late to help us...

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Linking Past and Present In Anafim/3rd Grade

May 06, 2016
Anafim/3rd Grade is engaged in an interdisciplinary study of history and tradition. We spent the Purim season studying perspectives in the Purim story and the encounter between Columbus and the Taino people of the Bahamas. There are a lot of sad parts to both...

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Happy Pesach From Beit Rabban Day School

April 21, 2016
"In a place where the practice was to do work on the Eve of Pesach until noon, we do that. A place where that type of activity is not done; we don’t do that. One who goes from a place where they do...

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Alim/4th Grade Using New York City As Their Classroom

April 08, 2016
Alim/4th Grade students recently took two stimulating field trips that were closely connected with units of study in Explorations. In February, the students completed their Colonial and Revolutionary America research essays. Each student undertook both to research one particular topic of...

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PRESS RELEASE: Head of School for Beit Rabban Day School

February 18, 2016
PRESS RELEASE: BEIT RABBAN DAY SCHOOL HEAD OF SCHOOL The Board of Trustees of Beit Rabban Day School is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephanie Ives as their new Head of School, effective August 1, 2016. Ives was the unanimous choice of the Board’s...

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Shtillim/2nd Grade Learn About and Celebrate Tu B’Shevat

January 29, 2016
Our celebration of the trees in honor of Tu B'Shevat was epic, and in great Beit Rabban fashion, very text heavy. The Shtillim class (2nd Grade) learns in two Hebrew groups, a "Heritage" group for those that speak Hebrew at home, and a non-Heritage...

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Board Announces Opening of Beit Rabban Middle School

January 22, 2016
We are thrilled to announce the opening of a Beit Rabban middle school in the fall of 2019! Our current Shtillim class of 2nd graders will be Beit Rabban's first class of graduating 8th graders in 2022! This decision by the Board and administration was not...

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Intergenerational Learning at 3rd Grade/Anafim’s Brunch with Rashi

January 15, 2016
This past Wednesday, parents, grandparents, relatives and loved ones joined the 3rd Grade/Anafim class for an event dedicated to Torah learning and discourse. As a part of Beit Rabban's Chumash curriculum, the Anafim class began learning ktav Rashi, a special font used in...

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Shtillim/2nd Grade Update: It’s Not Easy Being Green

December 18, 2015
If you pay close attention, the Shtillim class is immersed in a storytelling unit. Not in just in one subject area, but in many. The Shtillim class has been exploring poetry in Hebrew. During Chanukkah, we learned Eliezer Ben Yehuda's לכבוד החנוכה - In Honor of...

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More than Just Bagels: Jews, Food and Colonial America

December 11, 2015
On Thursdays, Alim (4th Grade) devote our Explorations period to the study of Jews and Judaism in Colonial America. We learned about the complex figure of Peter Stuyvesant, who forcefully and effectively developed New Amsterdam into a clean, organized city with a focus on education....

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Critical Literacy in Anafim - Taking On Racism and Class Differences, One Text at a Time

December 04, 2015
Anafim (Third Grade) has been digging into some big ideas in Literacy. We read The Other Side, by Jacqueline Woodson, which describes the friendship of two young girls named Annie and Clover living on opposite sides of a fence. Though they have been instructed...

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Beit Rabban Leading the Field in Rabbinics Education

November 20, 2015
Beit Rabban is proud to be one of 15 Jewish day schools from around the country participating in a pioneering initiative to advance the study of rabbinic literature. The goal of the Rabbinics Initiative, which is being led by the Jewish Day School Standards and Benchmarks...

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Beit Rabban Students Learn About the Jews of Zimbabwe

November 13, 2015
On Wednesday, the students from Shtillim, Anafim, Alim and Nitzanim (Grades 2- 5) had the opportunity to learn about the Lemba of Zimbabwe as they experienced a slide show and presentation from Modreck Maeresera, a leader of this interesting Jewish community. Modreck talked about the village...

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Alim and Their Amazing Technicolor Dreams

November 06, 2015
Alim just concluded chapter 37 in Genesis! Part of our study included a comparison between the biblical text and the lyrics of the song "Joseph's Dreams" from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The students' observations helped open up some of the more subtle...

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The Question: $500,000 The Answer: You!

October 30, 2015
As prospective parents visit Beit Rabban Day School, they are often struck by the richness of our program and the level of professionalism given the relative size of the school. In addition to the wonderful teachers, they see that an amazing group of educators encircle...

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The Nitzanim Reading Buddies Project Begins

October 29, 2015
The Nitzanim (fifth grade) class has embarked on a special Reading Buddies project with Gan Sagol (Pre-K), which they planned and organized themselves. In order to promote leadership and literacy skills in Nitzanim, as well as build community within Beit Rabban, the Nitzanim students were...

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Welcome Hadar Fellows

October 23, 2015
This week we were delighted to welcome Avery, Dave, Max, Phoebe Ana and Simcha, five Hadar Education Fellows who will be working with students in the Elementary School/Kevutzot throughout the year. As part of Beit Rabban's partnership with Mechon Hadar, these young adults,...

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Gan Katom Builds a Sukkah in the Classroom

October 09, 2015
During a discussion about Sukkot, all of the Gan Katom students agreed that they wanted to build a sukkah in our classroom using wood. We asked Dave Carroll, our Facilities Manager, if he could help us and he said he would be happy to. He...

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Let There Be Light!  An Interdisciplinary Study of Light in Shtillim

October 09, 2015
Over the course of the past month, the Shtillim class has been engaged in an exciting exploration of light, coinciding with the study of Creation in ספר בראשית (The Book of Genesis). To launch this exciting study we traveled to three different museums--the Met, the MOMA, and...

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Getting to Know Each Other in Gan Sagol: Becoming a Classroom Community

September 17, 2015
In Gan Sagol, the children are getting to know each other. Some of the children have been together before in earlier Gan classes, some met during Havaya (Beit Rabban's summer camp,) and some are meeting each other for the first time....

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It’s all about Teshuva in Anafim

September 17, 2015
The ten days between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are known as the ten days of Teshuva, which can be translated as repentance, return, or repair. Last week we read a book called New Year at the Pier in which a child apologizes to several...

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Homework Philosophy at Beit Rabban Day School

September 09, 2015
Insights by Mary Peldman, Principal In the broader field of education, there is conflicting research about whether or not homework is an effective learning tool. Some studies show correlation between the completion of homework and higher standardized test scores, while other studies find no relation...

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A Pre-Welcome Back Welcome!

September 04, 2015
As the staff and faculty begin the last day of In Service (more on this below), I cannot tell you how excited I am for the start of this coming year. The faculty and staff that we have assembled – both veteran and new is...

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