Month: December 2016

BCHSJS is going strong

BCHSJS is going strong

The Jewish Standard Original Article    If Fred Nagler — the head of the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies from 1982 to 2010, and the “new” principal since this spring — represents continuity in the life of the school, his commitment to continuity goes way beyond that. Indeed, […]

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Miracles Happen

We are in a period of profound change, and with change can come uncertainty, unrest and fear. How fortunate we are to be Jewish! During this time of year, when the days are short and darkness comes early, we Jews do something simple, strong and sure: we come home each […]

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Jewish High School In Englewood Grows, Bucking Trend

Jewish High School In Englewood Grows, Bucking Trend

  ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — Rachel Naparstek, an Israeli soldier, told 121 students at the Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies in Englewood: “They sell ‘Mein Kampf’ at every street corner in Cairo.” She spoke about having to hide her Jewish identity there. For the first time in her life. […]

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