With less than two months until the very first Prizmah Jewish Day School Conference, Prizmah CEO Paul Bernstein shares the aspects of the conference that he is most excited about. He also reflects on what what it will mean to have the entire field of Jewish day school education gather together in one space for two-plus days of learning, sharing, and having fun. 

What makes Prizmah membership so meaningful?

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our brand new membership program! Prizmah's Dr. Idana Goldberg, Vice President, Field Advancement and Advocacy, explains how though membership can mean different things to different people and schools, at its core, our membership program has a very powerful WHY. Read on to find out what it is.



10 Ways to Introduce Innovative Thinking Into Your Classroom

All schools have different capacities for incorporating innovation into their curricula; however, using new teaching methods and formats keep the classroom fresh, appeal to learners of all levels, and contribute to a sense of fun in the educational environment. 

Read on to hear Dr. Jon Mitzmacher's recommendations for how all schools can infuse more innovation into their students' daily experience.


Akiva Students Receive "Outstanding Community Partner" Award from Nashville Food Project for Garden Harvest and Meals Initiative

The Akiva School in Nashville's fifth and sixth grade students and the class of 2016 have been presented the  Outstanding Community Partner Award by the Nashville Food Project. This independent non-profit is on a mission to bring people together to grow, cook, and share nourishing food, with the goals of cultivating community and alleviating hunger in the city. The students received the award for their ongoing work helping to prepare meals for needy organizations and families served by the NFP.


Prizmah Congratulates Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School!
Prizmah's staff, board, and our Smart Search
Leadership Placement team congratulate the entire 
Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School community on selecting  Dr. Eliezer Jones as their next Head of School. Dr. Jones will begin his tenure in July 2017.

If your school is interested in learning more about Prizmah's placement services or if you are interested in learning more about school leadership positions, please be in touch with 
Rabbi Maccabee Avishur  or  Jill Kessler  to arrange a confidential conversation.

The Prizmah Jewish Day School Conference
The Power of Story: February 5 - 7 in Chicago 

You knew it and loved it when our five founding organizations came together for the  North American Jewish Day School Conference. Now, you'll get to experience this premier event for Jewish day schools as the very first Prizmah conference.  Join us and a thousand of your peers - school and lay leaders - for a learning and  networking  event that is unlike any you'll experience this year. 

Still on the fence?

  Here are  4 great reasons to register right now!    


Structuring our Classrooms with the Students in Mind
by Shira Loewenstein

Shira Loewenstein, Prizmah's Program Director: Teacher and Leadership Development, discusses what she believes makes a thriving Jewish day school classroom - noise and conversation.