Why Jewish Schools Are Ramping Up Their Sports Investment

Posted by October 30, 2014 • Share:

forbes-logoJCC Maccabi Sports Camp was mentioned in a recent article on Forbes.com about Jewish Day Schools choosing to invest in new athletic facilities.

The article, “Why Jewish Schools are Ramping Up Their Sports Investment,” was written by Bob Cook, a contributor to Forbes.com, NBCSports.com, and father of four who writes frequently about youth sports.

The full article can be read online by clicking here.

“Religious schools explicitly try to mold the soul as well as the brain. But in the school environment, the soul is extracurricular activities. While feeding the soul, religiously speaking, is what Jewish and other religious schools are nominally about, they have come to realize that to attract students and families, spending money on feeding the school-spirit soul might be their best hope for securing their present and future. God is forever, but so are homecoming memories.”

Plans for a new arts and athletic centers and playing field at the Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School in Palo Alto, CA. is building an arts and athletics center, as well as a playing field, expected to total $13 million. Read more: http://forward.com/articles/208026/day-schools-build-stadiums-as-sports-allure-grows/#ixzz3Hfzof973

Plans for a new arts and athletic centers and playing field at the Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School in Palo Alto, CA.