Prospective Families Information Session October 19, 2014

Did your kids come home with huge smiles on their faces after an amazing first day at Beth Yeshurun Day School? Want your friends to have that same beautiful experience? Please let them know about the BYDS PROSPECTIVE FAMILIES INFORMATION SESSION: Sunday, October 19th at 2 pm. Email admissions@byds.org to RSVP or volunteer. Additional information about CDO and Kindergarten events to follow. We are so excited to share the school we love with the whole Houston community.

Judaic Studies Director Olga Lara to start July 1, 2014

Following a comprehensive international search, we are very pleased to announce the hiring of Ms. Olga Lara as Beth Yeshurun Day School’s next Judaic Studies Director, effective July 1, 2014. Ms. Lara recently completed a Master of Arts in Bible and will soon complete a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership at Jewish Theological Seminary and its Davidson School of Education. She earned her undergraduate degree from Princeton University and has since pursued doctoral work from Stanford Graduate School of Education. A seasoned professional who is passionately engaged in Jewish practice and learning, Olga Lara comes to BYDS with many strengths that will serve to elevate the school’s stature, bring new vitality to its Jewish spirit and programs,and advance its Strategic Plan. She knows our congregation community very well, having served on the CBY Board’s Executive Committee as Vice President, and our Rabbis speak very highly of her, as she has been an avid and active congregant for the past several years.