"A few months ago, Shalom Hartman Institute of North America's Yehudah Kurtzer created a stir in Jewish institutional circles by critiquing the community's graying leadership, lack of succession planning and reluctance to hire younger executives.
While Kurtzer's observations may well be the rule, Westchester's Jewish day school scene is a striking exception. This fall three Westchester schools are welcoming brand-new heads, all of them under 44:
Rabbi Joshua Lookstein, 43, at Westchester Day School, a centrist Orthodox nursery through eighth-grade school in Mamaroneck."
Continue reading "Youth Movement Sweeping Westchester Day Schools" in The Jewish Week.