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Tenth of Tevet: Fast Together, Rejoice Together

Tenth of Tevet: Fast Together, Rejoice Together

This coming Thursday, January 1st marks the beginning of a new year for many of our non-Jewish brethren throughout the world. While for them it will be celebrated with fanfare and revelry, this year January 1st coincides with עשרה בטבת the “Fast of the 10th day of the...

Links to Learning Announces 2014-15 Aleph Award Recipient

We are proud to announce that Marilyn Liroff, a longtime Posnack Lower School teacher, is the 2014-2015 Links to Learning Alef Award recipient. Kol hakavod! Don’t forget to hold March 15, 2015 for the Links to Learning event honoring Maggie Fischer and Marilyn Liroff....

Dr. Richard Cuenca’s Friday Letter: Winter Break

Dear Posnack Parents and Students, It is the Friday before our annual winter break. The first semester of the 2014-2015 school year is now completed and for many of us, this time of year is regarded as the halfway point of the school year (even though technically, we...
Candle Vs. Candle: A Win Win Situation

Candle Vs. Candle: A Win Win Situation

Every מוצאי שבת חנוכה, “Chanukah that falls on Saturday night,” the question naturally arises: what do we light first, the נר הבדלה-Havdalah candle or the נר חנוכה-Chanukah candle? The question seems innocent enough. One of these rabbinic mitzvot obviously...