Adapting Podcast: Is the Writing on the Wall for Jewish Day Schools?


Jewish Day Schools are having a celebrated moment, but will they be viable in 20 years? In this week's episode of Adapting, David Bryfman explores these topics and more with Dr. Chaim Botwinick, an executive coach, consultant, and day school executive director who is bravely challenging the status quo. Listen to Adapting on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts. 


Chaim Botwinick Headshot

Are the trends and challenges that may impact day schools in the future...leadership turnover, a quality educator pipeline, and affordability, being sufficiently acknowledged and addressed? Dr. Chaim Botwinick's frank assessment of the strengths and deficiencies in the Jewish Day School landscape is both illuminating and disquieting, but ultimately leaves listeners with a newfound sense of optimism on how we can sustain a thriving Jewish Day School system.

Read Chaim’s article here.

This episode was produced by Dina Nusnbaum and Miranda Lapides.

The show’s executive producers are David Bryfman, Karen Cummins, and Nessa Liben. This episode was engineered   and edited by Nathan J. Vaughan of NJV Media.

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