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How Jewish-based education helps prepare our sons for life

Raising three boys to be well-rounded, menschy men isn’t easy, and I admit to making one or two mistakes (per hour) in my efforts to guide my sons toward actions that reflect soulfulness, integrity and compassion.
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Benjamin de Toledo: Leap of Faith to excellence

For Benjamin de Toledo, a senior at New Community Jewish High School (NCJHS) in West Hills, the key to success is simple: hard work.
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Milana Bochkur Dratver: Science Is in Her Cells

Milana Bochkur Dratver is still in high school, but already the 18-year-old has worked in a top university research lab, had her work published in a scientific journal and is listed on a patent for material designed to be used in space.
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Tech For School: An Apple for the Student

iPads and other tablet devices move kids to the head of the class Advances in technology have forced educators and students to take note — ...
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Outstanding Grad: Sam Lyons

Finding His Voice When the Wall Street Journal recently ran a satirical op-ed from a high school student taking aim at college admission ...
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