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Why I love working at PJA and MJCC!
By Becky Ewer

This month is a big anniversary for me! I have worked at the MJCC and PJA for 20 years! These days most people don't stay at a job for that long, but for me, I love it. I've been thinking about why I love working here and three big points stand out. 

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5 Reasons to Choose a Community Jewish Day School
By Sarah Glass

Choosing a school for your child is one of the most significant decisions you, as a parent or guardian, will face. No doubt, your hope is to find a school that will appropriately challenge and support your child, will foster a love of learning, and will help your child become their best self.

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What Gives Me Hope
By Sarah Glass

The weeks since the brutal attack by Hamas on the people of Israel have been extremely challenging for many of us at PJA as we wrestle with our own emotions and worries, while trying to remain focused on supporting our students, families, and faculty.

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What Freedom Means to Us
By Merrill Hendin

As we were getting ready to leave for Spring Break and prepare to celebrate Passover with friends and family, conversations throughout the school centered on freedom.

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Planning for the Future of our School
By Steve Albert

Earlier this month, PJA formally launched the process of crafting a new campus facilities plan to ensure that we can meet our programmatic needs in the coming decades. The process, which is being completed in conjunction with the MJCC, began in 2018.

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Celebrating Tu B'Shevat with Young Children
By Kim Krikorian

Tu B’Shevat is celebrated on the 15th day of the month of Shevat, this year coinciding with February 5th. It marks the beginning of the blooming season in Israel. Today, this holiday has become known as an ecological holiday that connects us to the land of Israel.

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Relationships at PJA
By Adam Zappa

One of the wonderful aspects of our school is the emphasis on relationships. The teachers and students at PJA are teaching and learning at a unique time in history. Our focus remains on the wellness of our community, and sense of belonging in our halls.

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Who is in Your Family?
By Amy Katz

Last week I sat with every seventh grader at PJA to assess their Hebrew abilities. Besides the fact that across the board our students have very strong Hebrew skills (thanks to our fabulous Hebrew teachers!) I was struck by one thing many of the students have in common.

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