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Rabbi Avraham Edelstein
Ten
1.       Heart of Darkness – Joseph Conrad  Heart of Darkness is a novel about Belgium’s colonial rule in the Congo. The colonialist conquered with his sense of bringing civilization to the savages of Africa. But Conrad shows that much of this was merely an overlay of culture, lacking true moral depth. In some ways, the... Read more » (Read More)
Rabbi Naphtali Hoff
Contemplate
One of the hardest talks that I had to give took place right before the beginning of my third year as head of school. It was at the back-to-school full faculty meeting and I needed to clear the air about an issue that was on many people’s minds. The issue was me. Not that I necessarily did (Read More)

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Rabbi Yitzi Weiner
Moral
During the Holocaust, the Bielsky Brothers, Tuvia, Zus (Zush), Asael, and Aron Bielsky led a unique partisan brigade in the forests of Belorussia. Rather than focus on killing Nazis and Nazi collaborators like other partisan groups did, the Bielskys focused their energies on saving as many Jews as possible. Living hidden in the forests and... Read more » (Read More)
Rabbi Zach Swigard
Fakebook Genesis
With the Book of Bereishit upon us, I want to share with you a website called: ClassTools. Classtools has a bunch of games that you can create for your classes to provide a unique type of assignment. When I first searched through the website, three jumped out at me. Twister (a mock Twitter account), SMS (a mock text message exchange), and Fakebook (a mock Facebook account). (Read More)
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