A Multigenerational Partnership

By Lynda Bussgang Multigenerational Program Coordinator for the partnership between The Rashi School and Hebrew Senior Life’s NewBridge on the Charles “A test of a people is how it behaves toward the old…. The affection and care for the old, the incurable, the helpless are the true gold mines of a culture.” This quote from Abraham Joshua Heschel was included by Rashi student Danny Shleifer in … Continue reading A Multigenerational Partnership

Electives Shake Up Rashi Middle School

By Glenda Speyer, Head of Upper School It is block 5 on Monday; it is block 4 on Friday and something is “shaking up” with the sixth, seventh and eighth grade students in the Rashi Middle School. Students are following their passions, their fascination, and their interests.They re-arrange themselves in different and unusual combinations and eagerly and excitedly head off in these newly-formed, mixed grades, … Continue reading Electives Shake Up Rashi Middle School

“One” Relates to Rashi’s Five Core Values

By Bella P. and Shoshana B., Grade 7 In September, we welcomed an author-in-residence, Kathryn Otoshi, from Facing History and Ourselves. Ms. Otoshi has a vivid past that she shared with us through her stories, One and Zero, and through her brilliant words. She is the author of many books for children, but she chose to share with us two in particular. One and Zero … Continue reading “One” Relates to Rashi’s Five Core Values