Four San Fernando Valley Jewish Day School Teachers Win Big

10.16 Four San Fernando Valley Jewish Day School Teachers Win Big

Written by cheri

Four San Fernando Valley Jewish day school teachers on Tuesday were each presented with a Milken Jewish Educator Award, an honor that includes a $15,000 prize.

The awards were given to:

•Deborah Raskin, principal at Or HaChaim Academy, an Orthodox elementary school for girls and boys with a middle school for boys in North Hollywood;

•Mickey Rabinov, Hebrew and Judaic studies teacher and administrator at Beth Hillel, a K-6 Reform Jewish day school in Valley Village;

•Osnat Bernstein, middle school Hebrew teacher at Abraham Joshua Heschel Day School, a K-8 Jewish community school in Northridge, and

Benny Ferdman, founding artistic director and visual arts teacher for grades 9-12 at New Community Jewish High School in West Hills.

All four were handed the awards during surprise ceremonies at their schools.  Read more…