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Cory Willson appointed director of Foundation School

  Cory Willson has been promoted to director of Neveh Shalom Foundation School in Portland. She has previously held the leadership position of assistant director since 2018. Cory has decades of experience working with children and families. Cory earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Western Oregon University. She has taught in middle school,…


Maimonides and Montessori – a perfect match

Photo: Students at Maimonides Jewish Day School learn their states using a hands-on approach. Maimonides Jewish Day School introduced its new Montessori-inspired program and curriculum at the start of the 2019-2020 school year. When Maimonides’ administrators and faculty wondered how they could make Maimonides even more personal, meaningful and inspiring, they decided to explore the Montessori…


Portland features three Jewish day schools

Portland Jewish Academy Principal Merrill Hendin is looking forward to a banner year. “We still have enrollment coming in, and we are in a very good spot,” she said, just days after returning from a mid-summer vacation. Portland’s flagship Jewish school will have about 190 kindergarten through 8th-grade students when classes start after Labor Day,…