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Joanne Palmer
for The Jewish Standard/Times of Israel

Probably the most important thing that the Sinai Schools has done during the 40 years since it first was an idea in its founders’ hearts and heads was educating its...

Joanne Palmer
for The Jewish Standard/Times of Israel

It’s fair to say that the Sinai Schools both benefited from and contributed to the societal changes that started to nibble away at some of the stigma surrounding special education....

Joanne Palmer
for The Jewish Standard/Times of Israel

As all sorts of nonprofit institutions — local, national, and international, Jewish and non-Jewish — try to figure out how to raise the money that they need to keep going,...

Joanne Palmer
for The Jewish Standard/Times of Israel

When people talk about something as having a lot of moving parts, unless they’re actually talking about a piece of machinery, usually they’re being metaphoric. When you’re talking about a...

Joanne Palmer
for The Jewish Standard/Times of Israel

This pandemic year, we are telling the story of the Sinai Schools by installment. That’s unusual. We’re not big on serializing — we’re a weekly newspaper, not a Victorian publisher...

It's All About The Children
Rabbi Dr. Yisrael Rothwachs
Dean, SINAI Schools

Every day I am profoundly grateful for the interconnectedness of my personal and professional lives. One of my earliest memories is of lying in my bed as a 6 year...

Sinai Schools looks at the lessons the pandemic teaches
Abigail Hepner Gross
Director of Communications

In early March, as the realization set in that we at Sinai Schools would have to move to online learning at all of our schools, it became apparent that we...

About Cutting Bread
Esther Klavan
Director, SINAI Shalem HS at TABC

This article is modified from a speech introducing the SINAI Shalem boys’ performance of The Wizard of Oz on April 12, 2016. The students began preparation for the show in...

Jobs for People with Special Needs
Abigail Klein Leichman
for The Jewish Standard/Times of Israel

For at least 25 years now, Joseph Freedland of Fair Lawn has been hiring people with special needs to help in the production and packaging of shower curtains and hospital...

Sinai Schools Dinner Celebrating “Lev” Year
Elizabeth Kratz
for The Jewish Link

Teaneck—There is a boy who calls his grandmother on his bus ride home each day from school, of course to tell her that he loves her, but also to tell...