Charlie Ishikawa, Rashi Parent I have a son, Akeakamai, and a daughter, Kealakai, who are in second grade and kindergarten at Rashi. I am not Jewish, and yet hearing my son say that he loves learning about being Jewish from Rashi feels great to me. You see, my wife, Rachel, is Jewish. She’s a city girl, born and raised in Boston. And we chose Rashi for … Continue reading Why We Chose Rashi for our Multicultural Children
By Jessica Carroll, Rashi parent Temple Beth Elohim was a given for us. We knew it was where we wanted to start our Jewish journey with our family. When Leah, our oldest daughter, was 2, we joined the temple so that we could make sure to get a spot at the preschool, Gan Elohim. I remember my first experience with The Rashi School, when Leah … Continue reading Rashi is an Extension of Everything We Love About Our Temple
My name is Cindy Janower. I am the parent of two Rashi graduates and a Rashi fifth grader. First of all, the faculty is committed and energized – you feel it in the hallways. Rashi has probably the best staff culture I’ve seen in any workplace – our faculty love to teach, they are passionate about the school’s mission, they love to work with their colleagues, … Continue reading Why Do I Send My Kids to Rashi?