marc baker D’var Torah: Rabbi Marc Baker (Va’era)
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Every time we say the Amidah, the central prayer of Jewish liturgy, we read the phrase familiar to many of…

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D’var Torah: Rabbi Leslie Gordon (Shmot)
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We might expect the birth of Moses to be heralded with great fanfare. Instead, immediately following Pharaoh’s decree to kill…

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generations-5-2 Thank you, Schechter!
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A note from alumni parents Marcia and Alan Leifer: This fall we celebrated the wedding of our eldest daughter Jessica ’02. Our…

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Rebecca Luire D’var Torah: Rebecca Lurie (Vayechi)
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A key theme in this week’s Torah parasha, Vayechi, is forgiveness. We all know the famous Joseph story – of…

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perkins D’var Torah: Rabbi Carl Perkins (Vayigash)
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  As we all know, siblings (brothers and sisters) don’t always get along. This has been going on for a…

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simons-joseph-headshot Alumni Profile: Joseph Simons ’98
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Joseph Simons ’98 holds a Master’s of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy…

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img_3967 Alumna Profile: Vered Metson Strapp ’93
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Vered Strapp ’93, a member of Gann Academy’s English faculty, is a graduate of Newton North High School, received a…

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rabbi-victor-reinstein D’var Torah: Rabbi Victor Reinstein (Vayeshev)
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Making Peace in all the Places where we Dwell In a world in which violence is so ubiquitous, in a…

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img_7540 Ani Ma’amin – Sarah Cohen ’07 Shares Message of Derech Eretz
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Alumna Sarah Cohen ’07 spoke to Schechter middle school students as part of our Ani Ma’amin speaker series: a forum…

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ilana-pic-2016 D’var Torah: Rabbi Ilana Garber ’91 (Vayishlach)
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Two weeks ago my family ate lentil soup for Shabbat dinner. Then we played games as a family, and in…

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