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Rambam or Ra’avid?

Rambam or Ra’avid? Spiritually Preparing for “Wal-Mart” By: Rabbi Yakov Horowitz Recommended Reading: Walmart is Coming Kiruv for OUR Children All Dressed up With Nowhere to Go

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Educated Consumers

I was talking shop with a public school Dean at an educational conference we were attending several months ago. He was lamenting the fact that

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Safe and Secure

Sad as it may sound, the painful reality is that you cannot provide your children foolproof protection from what are, in my opinion, the greatest

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The Karasick Child Safety Initiative raises awareness among parents, educators and community leaders about the danger of child abuse and the importance of child safety education. Our groundbreaking children’s safety book, “Let’s Stay Safe!,” published in conjunction with Artscroll, is currently in more than 60,000 homes and early childhood classrooms.


Our innovative Bright Beginnings division which produces skills-based curricular materials for our children. Our Chumash and Gemara workbooks and e-books, lauded by Torah Umesorah, are used in Yeshivos and day schools throughout the country. The method is based on the concept that children are served best when they are first taught the basic structure of language.