Small by Design

November 17, 2017 This article is the second in a two part series.  As I wrote this article,  I was on the airplane travelling back from a Prizmah Leadership conference in New Jersey. I wanted to share my thoughts before I was too distant from the experience. I spent this Prizmah conference in a different […]

Stirring a Storm of Emotion in the Soul

There is a Chasidic tale about a rabbi and his disciples who were stuck aboard ship just prior to Rosh Hashanah. There was no land in sight and a huge storm blew in. The danger and fear were becoming overwhelming for all of the passengers of the ship.

Welcome to the New School Year!

It is my pleasure to be writing the first of many Kesher notes. I want to take this opportunity to welcome each of you to this new school year. For students, parents, faculty and friends of Paul Penna Downtown Jewish Day School, this is a wonderful time of year.