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Gil Perl

Selling Jewish Education

I hated my job. Not all the time. Not even most of the time. But there were moments - key moments - when I was sure that the position just wasn't for me.

I started my career in school administration as the Director of Admissions of a large Orthodox boys high school in New York. As the school had never had such a position previously, I . . .

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June 13, 2014

An Open Letter to Donald Sterling

The following appeared in the MHA / FYOS Reporter as the Message from the Dean on 5/16/2014

Dear Mr. Sterling,

I wanted to tell you about two things that happened recently in our Orthodox Jewish Day School here in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Last week, our girls attended the closing awards ceremony for the local Special Olympics bowling league . . .

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May 26, 2014

Greece vs. Galoway

Reflections on Public Prayer

The following appeared in the MHA / FYOS Reporter as the Message from the Dean on 5/8/2014

Though the drama played out in Washington D.C. and centered on a town in upstate New York, the issues debated, discussed, and pronounced in this week’s Supreme Court’s ruling on Town of Greece vs. Galoway struck a particular chord for our community here . . .

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May 26, 2014

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