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I see myself as the guardian of each student’s childhood, and am committed to filling their days with learning that is significant and meaningful. How do we do that at Mirowitz? Check back here weekly for a window into our school. I will post here on topics ranging academic excellence, meaningful Jewish learning and empowering children to make a difference.

– Cheryl Maayan

No Place for Hate

February 20, 2024

“Do not stand idly by if you witness injustice.” Elie Wiesel spoke those words at the 150th commencement ceremony at Washington University in 2011. The Holocaust survivor and human rights activist was paraphrasing Leviticus 19:15 in which God insists we not be bystanders, but rather...
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This Kehillah (Community)!

February 5, 2024

I’ll say it like it is! January was an awful month for me. Navigating the emotions following the loss of my beloved mother, Roberta, immediately followed by the loss of our dog, Solly, was at times overwhelming. But in the background was you! This community’s...
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