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  • Community Rabbi Corner, Oct. 16, 2020

    Rabbi Ari Lucas
    Congregation Agudath Israel
    Caldwell, NJ
    Parashat Bereshit
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  • Social-Emotional Learning at the Core of GOA

    By Tammy Anagnostis, Dean of Faculty
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  • Community Rabbi Corner, Sept. 11, 2020

    Rabbi Jesse M. Olitzky ‘02
    Congregation Beth El
    South Orange, NJ 
    Parashat Nitzavim-Vayelech
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  • Popularity of Israel programs spikes as Covid affects universities

    Jonah Heimowitz [GOA Class of 2020] had college plans until the pandemic upended them. A motivated high school student at Golda Och Academy in West Orange, he studied hard, aced his ACT exam, and was looking forward to starting the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business this fall.

    Now he’s tossing his syllabi and attending Young Judaea’s Year Course in Israel, a nine-month program in which high school graduates take classes, volunteer, and tour the country.

    “I had time to sit and think a lot” during the pandemic, he told NJJN by phone from his home in South Orange. “It made me realize that maybe I didn’t need my life to be in such a rush.”

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  • Mandatory Lice Checks

    Tuesday, September 8 — UPPER SCHOOL CAMPUS

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  • Golda Och Academy Receives Grant from the Healthcare Foundation of NJ

    As part of the school’s Reopening Plan for Fall, 2020, Golda Och Academy is excited to announce that it is the recipient of a grant from the Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey. The grant is for the purchase of HEPA air purifiers to be installed in all of its classrooms and offices on both of their campuses in West Orange, NJ and is one of many measures being undertaken by the school to ready their campuses for in-person instruction in the fall during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Marketing Staff

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    Glenn Slavin 

    Director of Marketing and Communications
    University of Delaware - BA
    New York University - MA
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    James Bratek 

    Digital Marketing Strategist
    Montclair State University - BA
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    Erin Sternthal 

    Marketing and Communications Associate
    University of Michigan - BA