Kindergarten Students Learn About the Ripple Effect When Repairing the World

Kindergarten students begin to imagine how their peaceful actions and words can each create a ripple effect to inspire others to do the same, thus creating a better world. Continue reading Kindergarten Students Learn About the Ripple Effect When Repairing the World

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What happens to parents when your student graduates their K-8 school?

Parents graduate, too! On June 7, nearly the entire 8th-grade parent community came together at the home of Mallory Rome to celebrate this milestone moment in our lives as families of the Rashi Community.  We were all marking a special time together! Some of us were graduating with many decades of being Rashi parents, and some are still part of the current parent community. We … Continue reading What happens to parents when your student graduates their K-8 school?

Professional Development for Teachers Over the Summer

At Rashi, the summertime is a vital two and a half months during which our faculty rests, recharges, and prepares for the coming school year. As a school that encourages in our students a life-long love of learning, we are proud to report that many of our faculty are participating in some prestigious summer programs that recognize their capacity to contribute to Rashi’s classrooms and … Continue reading Professional Development for Teachers Over the Summer

Congratulations to the Class of 2018

We are overjoyed to announce the Class of 2018’s graduation on Thursday, June 14, 2018! Join us in celebrating our newest alumni! Rachel A., Leo B., Maris B., Lily C., Jonah C., Daniel C., Kate C., Estelle F., Hannah F., Danielle F., William F., Jeremy G., Emma G., Esther G., Eva H., Adam H., Alexandra J., Cole K., Leah K., Abigail K., Nate L., Sarah … Continue reading Congratulations to the Class of 2018

Inspiring More Campaign Launched with Series of Parlor Meetings

On April 9, The Rashi School launched the Inspiring More Campaign with a series of parlor meetings held over the spring.  The second parlor meeting took place on June 3 and was hosted by campaign co-chairs Michelle & Darren Black and Jackie Finard-Hughes & Rob Hughes. Why Inspiring More?  Because the school has inspired an entire community – students, faculty, parents, grandparents, alumni, alumni families … Continue reading Inspiring More Campaign Launched with Series of Parlor Meetings

Lesson No. 1: Choose life, say recovering Israeli ‘Brothers’

A few of the 100 middle-schoolers in the room had probably heard the term PTSD before. Hardly any of them had ever met anyone, however, who had suffered the trauma of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, much less encountered 10 of them at once. But earlier this month, middle-schoolers at the Rashi School in Dedham, Mass., did just that. Read more from JNS. Continue reading Lesson No. 1: Choose life, say recovering Israeli ‘Brothers’

Miles from home, an Israeli band of brothers seeks healing

Gil Benedek was trapped. The building he and fellow soldiers were trying to clear during a 2014 mission had been struck by enemy rockets, collapsing the roof. He saw two of his commanders in the Israeli Defense Forces killed, and a fellow soldier died in his arms. Benedek suffered severe injuries to his head, elbow, and shoulder. Afterward, Benedek shared his story only with his … Continue reading Miles from home, an Israeli band of brothers seeks healing

Barry Shrage to Join Rashi Board of Trustees

The Rashi School is pleased to announce that Barry Shrage, who is stepping down from his role as CEO and President of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), will join The Rashi School Board of Trustees. Barry, a highly respected leader widely recognized for his tireless support of Jewish education and social justice programs, will officially become part of the Rashi board in August 2018. “We are … Continue reading Barry Shrage to Join Rashi Board of Trustees

The Rashi School 2018 Tikkun Alum Honoree: Liza Comart

Hi, my name is Liza Comart and I currently work at a refugee camp in Lesvos, Greece called Pipka. At Rashi, repairing the world is not a project, it’s a lifestyle. The refugee camp run by Lesvos Solidarity is designated for the most vulnerable population, so that includes pregnant women, families with many small children, and people with disabilities. At Pipka, I work at a … Continue reading The Rashi School 2018 Tikkun Alum Honoree: Liza Comart