Elianna Mentzer

A group of Boston-based Jewish educators standing together and smiling at the Prizmah Conference of 2023.

Why We Should Celebrate Trees in Winter

by Tamar Davis, CEO Dear friends, As the snow is falling, and I look out at the bare, stark trees, I’m struck by the timing of our Jewish holiday celebrating the birthday of the trees… Read More

A day school student and teacher

You Have to Listen to Learn

by Tamar Davis, CEO We are always beating our proverbial drums about being inclusive and welcoming in our communities, in our synagogues, in our schools, in any shared spaces. Yet, we recognize that fostering an… Read More

A young Gateways student, standing outside at an event, holds up a Ukrainian flag

What “Never Again” Means This Year

In the coming weeks, our Mitzvah Mensches class will be learning about how, this year, Israel helped to rescue and welcome nine Holocaust survivors from Ukraine on the eve of Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day. Read More