On Principle-10 Challenges in Jewish Education with Rabbi Elisha Paul-Out of Town Chinuch-Lessons from the hinterlands might be the solution for Schools Post Covid-19
Rabbi Elisha Paul is the Head of School of Addlestone Hebrew Academy in Charleston,South Carolina.He has held similar senior posts in Atlanta's Yeshiva High School,and the Jewish High School of Connecticut located in Stamford.He also served as director of Sulam, a K-12 Jewish special education inclusion program for students with disabilities serving the Greater Washington metropolitan area.Rabbi Kivelevitz contacted Rabbi Paul due to his extensive experience in crafting models for providing Chinuch in areas outside the major Jewish centers.Rabbi Paul shares his educational philosophy for these schools that by necessity are made of a very diverse student body religiously. He elaborates on the keys for successful cooperation with parents and staff retention.Paul opens up to Kivelevitz recounting the challenges his family has faced living in cities with limited Jewish resources,along with the unexpected benefits of interacting with a more genteel general populace.He also sounds a very clear message for the future of Jewish education in the post Pandemic period,laying out in a cogent fashion the probabilities of what Jewish schools will look like.Rabbi Kivelevitz questions Rabbi Paul on the extent his experience in special education has impacted his overall approach to running a school.Paul responds with an illustrative example that should inspire administrators to pursue the compassionate individualistic choices that result in Kiddush Shem Shamayim and Kavod HaBrios .A person with deeply held convictions,a wealth of experience and self effacing humor,Elisha Paul's message deserves to be heard with the gravitas of his biblical namesake.Please leave us a review or email us at firstname.lastname@example.orgFor more information on this podcast visityeshivaofnewark.jewishpodcasts.org See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. This podcast is powered by JewishPodcasts.org. Start your own podcast today and share your content with the world. Click jewishpodcasts.fm/signup to get started.
Duration: 31 min