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Dear Ezra Families,

 
This week we celebrated our 8th grade at our last whole school tefillah on Thursday. It is a tradition at Ezra that the 8th grade symbolically passes the leadership on to the 7th grade at this tefillah and we did just that. In addition, we gave out our annual Torah r…

Talking About Race - A guide for parents and teachers

Dear Ezra Community,
 
It has been so very difficult to read about and to watch the recent incidents involving violence, inequality and race. For some of us these are events we have seen play out far too many times in our lifetimes. For our older students this is certainly reminiscent of a…

Important Information from Dr. Waynik

Dear Families,

 
This has been a short but busy week of online learning. Today our fifth graders were surprised to be presented with their Tikkunim which had been "secretly" dropped off at each of their homes. It was a lovely ceremony as usual and we take great pride and joy in knowing …

Greetings and Emor D'var Torah

Dear Ezra Community,
 

This month we have greetings from Jen Ruth, President of the Ezra Academy PTO. She originally wrote this d'var Torah for our monthly board meeting. I thought you all might enjoy her perspective. I hope you and your families are doing well. Shabbat Shalom.
 
Than…

Pesach from Julie Katz - Ezra Academy Board President

Dear Ezra Community,

 
Avadim hayinu. We were slaves. Atah b'nai chorin. Now we are free. Why is this Passover different from other Passovers? At a time when we enjoy the greatest liberty to practice Judaism and celebrate our holidays, we are each confined to our own homes lacking the fr…