[by Dr. Richard Goldwin]
The Louisville Jewish Day School, currently housed at 3700 Dutchmans Ln., welcomes children from all streams of Jewish observance, and welcomes inquiries regarding enrollment for the coming academic year.
Instruction for the core Judaic curriculum is provided by teachers representing the varied streams of Judaism. Participation of some of the rabbis and cantors from Louisville congregations other than Anshei Sfard began this year and will expand in the future.
The school emphasizes the importance of each family, reinforcing practice in their preferred way at home – no child feels left out, and in fact develops a better understanding of the commonality of how we live as Jews rather than the differences. Love and support for Israel is also a strong part of the experience.
LJDS offers a secular studies program that meets or exceeds all state standards and is committed to providing the highest level and state-of-the-art educational programs. Students are encouraged to develop life-long skills of inquiry, creative problem solving and cooperative group work.
Students are taught by experienced, licensed professionals who are passionate about caring for the academic and social needs of individual students. Small classes allow teachers to work closely with each child and tailor instruction to the individual. Classroom work is supplemented by visits to residents at Four Courts, Shalom Tower and local museums and congregations.
Additionally, the school is accepting applications for part-time Hebrew and English teachers.
More information about LJDS is available on Facebook or request a tour of the school and a chance to observe classes in action. Please contact Jennifer Westphal or Goldie Litvin at 451-3122 ext. 3.