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Snow Day Message

Remember this one? An unnamed Brooklyn seminary for bais yaakov girls couldn’t just cancel class due to a blizzard, and let everyone play:

School Policy

Congrats to NEF #21

Okay, I made that number up. I don’t know what number she is. But she deserves a special public congratulations, because according to her high school teacher, she wasn’t ever supposed to get engaged. 188 more words

Being Single

Sarah Schenirer and the Revolution in Jewish Education for Women (This Week in Jewish History)

Sarah Schenirer (1883-1935) founded the Bais Yaakov (Bet Ya’akov) school system for women. One of the most visionary educators of the twentieth century, her movement had global impact. 12 more words

Jewish History

Friday Repost: Why I Get Dates

Because when people think “offbeat bais yaakov maidel, not the usual boring,” they think Bad4.

Too bad the guys who want that haven’t been that thrilling yet…

Being Single

Back of the Class

I am very lucky: my high school class has an excellent archivist. So when there was a sudden and unexpected flurry of engagements this year, I was able to request the data. 411 more words

The System

The Spark

(Copied with permission from SeminaryandBeyond.com)

By Shira R.

I attended a typical Bais Yaakov(Jewish Orthodox) type school for most of my life.  While some days were better than others, in general, I had a lot of issues with the school I went to.   987 more words


Project Listen (4): Leah Malka

Hi! My name is Leah Malka. I live in New York and I’m a senior in high school. I go to a school very close to home. 413 more words