Blog Archive

2019

News List

  • November

    Wrapping Tefilin at the top of Masada

    Just a job or spiritual bliss?

    Rabbi Baruch Plotkin
    I have had the honor of serving Donna Klein Jewish Academy as the Rabbi in Residence for the past 5 years. We currently have 5 of our children attending DKJA in the lower school, middle school and high school. We feel so fortunate to be able to send our children to a school that so clearly lives the values we cherish and shares these values educationally with our children. It is an honor to be part of this “Holy” community and a privilege to serve as its Rabbi. 
     
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  • October

    Choosing the right Community Day School for your child.

    Ronit Felszer, Director of Admissions

    “I travelled the world and the seven seas…” Eurythmics

    I was born in Ethiopia, and lived in ten (10) countries throughout my life.  My family then relocated to the United States in 2002 when I was in my 30’s. Although transition became common to me, I know that it is ALWAYS difficult. 

    I have worked in Jewish Days schools for 20 years and I am a parent of three children (now adults) who were educated through Jewish Day Schools, both locally and abroad. As a result, I can firmly say that I am an advocate for Donna Klein Jewish Academy. My parent lens has helped me as the director of admissions to see that I can give true credit to the Jewish institutions to which I had entrusted my children.  This created in my children well educated adults with a love and a passion for the values of Judaism...
     
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  • June

    DKJA Class of 2019!

    Rosenblatt High School Graduates its 18th and Largest Class to Date!

    On a Sunday afternoon in early June, Claire and Emanuel G. Rosenblatt High School at Donna Klein Jewish Academy saw its largest class of graduates receive their diplomas. In total, 44 seniors became the 18th class to graduate from Rosenblatt High School in a ceremony at B’nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton.
     
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  • May

    DKJA's First-Ever Apache Relay!

    Although our athletics calendar is now complete, DKJA started a new tradition this week. K-12 students participated in the first ever Apache style relay race, which we plan to continue every year.
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  • Teacher Appreciation Day at DKJA!

    Our students enjoyed celebrating their teachers this week in honor of Teacher Appreciation Day to show them how much they appreciate all they do.
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  • April

    Successes of the DKJA Leaders Robotics Team!

    Mazal Tov to Eva Gottesfeld & Rebecca Levy, the DKJA Leaders Robotics Team for winning the First Place Project Research Award at the First Lego League State Invitational Competition.
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  • March

    Blending the Past with the Present at DKJA

    Donna Klein Jewish Academy Judaics Studies teacher Lynda Kazinec has invited students in her class to bring in and share with their classmates a special Jewish ritual or family heirloom that is important to them for their L’dor V’dor project. Throughout the year, each of her 55 students participate. A beautiful and recent example of this by one of our students stood out, enough to make us realize how special this project is for our students, teachers and families involved.
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  • February

    Soar Magazine - Winter 2019 Edition

    DKJA Communications
    The Winter 2019 edition of Soar Magazine (Volume 1, Issue 2), DKJA's official school publication is now available online.
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  • January

    Rosenblatt High School Hosts Working Professionals as Part of Innovative Minimester

    For the third straight year, Claire and Emanuel G. Rosenblatt High School held its popular and heavily anticipated Minimester, a three-day elective seminar where working professionals come in and teach unique and specific subjects.
     
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  • DKJA fifth grader Eli Zucker won a trip to San Jose and the NHL All-Star Game because of his skills in goal

    DKJA Fifth Grader Knows the Way to San Jose by Winning NHL Shootout Competition

    Matt Franzblau
    Eli Zucker comes out on top in local competition and wins a trip to the NHL All-Star Game 
     
    Later this month, 10-Year old Eli Zucker will find himself on the ice and in an arena with some of the world’s most talented hockey players. That’s because the Donna Klein Jewish Academy fifth grader and goalie earned a trip to the 2019 NHL All-Star Game in San Jose, by coming out on top in the Florida Panthers’ annual Mini 1-on-1 Tournament held at the BB&T Center in late December. 
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