This year, the third- and fourth-grade choir worked hard on their singing, their choral skills, blending their voices in beautiful harmony while listening to each other, playing many different instruments, dancing together, choreographing their dances, and more.
Dena and Michael Rashes have been part of the Rashi community for fifteen years and counting. They have remained committed to providing a rigorous secular education infused with deep Jewish values for their four children. This is their story ...
One fall afternoon, Hallie Gauch, a seventh-grader at The Rashi School, met a woman for lunch named Qwin (pronounced Queen), an immigrant from Uganda. The circumstances that brought them together were unexpected: a Torah portion, a rabbi, and the ADL.
During their earliest visits, Ena often drifted into English, then Spanglish, then back to Spanish. But with each visit, and with the onward march of dementia, Ena was inclined to speak less English and more of her native language.