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Friday, November 12, 2010

In one sentence, what Yeshiva chinuch is all about

(Cut-n-paste from R' Chaim Brown's blog, Divrei Chaim.)
Thursday, November 11, 2010
“In public school, they’ll ask you at the end, ‘Well, what have you learned?’ But here at Rice, the question is, ‘What kind of person have you become?”
I don’t think I could come up with a better one sentence summary of what yeshiva education should be all about.
Posted by Chaim B. at 3:28 PM

1 comment:

  1. When writing the Self Study for my Yeshiva, I listened to the speech Rav Elya Svei OBM gave at the inauguration.

    He expressed a similar sentiment, stating that the successes of our Yeshiva will be measured not by the caliber of academic excellence of the boys enrolling there, but rather by the quality of character of those bachurim leaving the Yeshiva...