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    Florida Teacher Wins Kohelet Prize

    Rabbi Mendel Kugel, a Judaic Studies teacher at the Arevim school in Boca Raton, Florida, won the Kohelet prize for $36,000. Full Story

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    Proud sister
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    Proud sister

    Dina you are the best!! Go Arevim!!!

    Yossi Kahn
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    Yossi Kahn

    So refreshing to hear about progress and real Chayus in our Educational system! Hatzlacha Rabbah

    Parent
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    Parent

    Love Arevim!

    So proud
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    So proud

    Mazel Tov to my nephew, Mendel Kugel, and my sister in law, Dina Pinson Kranz, on this esteemed honor. You are both heroes in the new commitment to providing Chabad families with engaging, academically rigorous, and spiritually uplifting education. So proud!!

    Wow!
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    Wow!

    This is amazing! Best teacher ever!

    Go AREVIM
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    Go AREVIM

    Mazel Tov to Mendel Kugel on this wonderful honor and to the Arevim school that fosters an educational climate where these awards can happen

    A fan of Arevim

    What a kiddish Lubavitch
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    What a kiddish Lubavitch

    We need more people like this

    Incredible
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    Incredible

    So refreshing to hear about positive strides in the important Shluchis of chinuch!! Kol hakavod!

    Our own Montessori school
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    Our own Montessori school

    Right here in CH; it’s been much criticized, but the basic idea of letting children learn to own their own education while being directed is the hope for the future. Perhaps this exceptional teacher can educate some of our ‘mainstream’ teachers. And maybe if they didn’t have to fight so much opposition, our own neighborhood progressive school could be allowed to demonstrate how well some CH kids are doing in embracing their leraning.

    Go Mendel!
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    Go Mendel!

    Mazal tov!
    Continue being the wonderful mechanech that you are! Keep on being creative and bringing the best out of your lucky students! Everyone in chinuch is benefiting from your dedication to helping your students. It’s a ripple effect.
    We are so proud!
    Love, Shlomo and Rivka

    A family of Shluchim and mesiras nefesh
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    A family of Shluchim and mesiras nefesh

    Dina Kranz’ grandfather reb nissen Pinson o’h was sent by the Rebbe to Tunisia many many years ago where he opened a school with great mesiras nefesh and which is still running today.

    Great Improvements
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    Great Improvements

    Quality teachers are one of the most important jobs in our communities. It’s truly incredible to see an organization such as this one reward hard work and innovation delivered by dedicated teachers

    Friend from Yeshivah
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    Friend from Yeshivah

    Mendel you are AMAZING! I am so proud to be your friend and see what you are accomplishing for our children! May you go M’Chayal El Chayal

    $36k!
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    $36k!

    At least that’ll bring one teachers salary to minimum wage 😉

    Working on a school like this in CA
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    Working on a school like this in CA

    Such an accomplishment in such a short history of this school!
    Kol hakavod!!

    Mazal Tov!!
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    Mazal Tov!!

    It’s amazing to see advances in our Chinuch! Our children need it.
    Special shout out to Dina Kranz!!

    So needed
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    So needed

    This is amazing !! Gives me so much hope that innovative schools are developing with the approach our kids need so much today to empower the Jewish future
    Thank you Dina Kranz for giving us this hope!
    Mazel tov to all the teachers !

    mazel tov
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    mazel tov

    mendel is the best teacher in lubavitch!!!

    Mazel Tov
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    Mazel Tov

    Mazel Tov Rabbi Kugel on this prestigious honor! I am thrilled you are a teacher! The Rebbe is so proud of you!

    Please pay our teachers on time.
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    Please pay our teachers on time.

    Areivim is smart to recruit and nurture this creative, young talent who is a Crown Heights native. If we are not careful, we will lose more of our very own devoted talent. Crown Heights Mosdos, please pay our wonderful teachers well, and on time. Our future depends on it.

    A great educator because
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    A great educator because

    Rabbi Mendel Kugel is a real genuine dude.
    This chossid rocks

    From a Parent of an Arevim Student
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    From a Parent of an Arevim Student

    My daughter goes to Arevim and I can tell you from first-hand experience that this is the only school where she could really learn and grow successfully. In her previous school she was not keeping up with the class so we had her tested; turns out she has a high IQ and the usual teaching methods were just too slow for her. This caused her to tune out the teachers and basically try to learn on her own. This year we enrolled her Arevim and BH she is succeeding in all her studies. Their method of giving the student ownership… Read more »

    we are proud to call mendel family
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    we are proud to call mendel family

    mendel is an educator par excellence. we are so proud of this awesome young teacher. Lubavitch can use many more like him. Frum, with it, happy, smart, and a pleasure to be around…. good vibes man!!!! Teachers like him will give our kids a love of Yiddishkeit.

    Ad Mosai
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    Ad Mosai

    To our leaders, Educators and Chinuch Vad:
    Please learn from this Kiddush Lubavitch! We need more of these Chinuch innovators in our communities!
    Yasher Koach Rabbi Kugel!

    #9 please watch the Purim katan tzivos Hashem rally
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    #9 please watch the Purim katan tzivos Hashem rally

    Look out for the 12 psukim

    A  Chance For Educators to be Educated?
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    A Chance For Educators to be Educated?

    #9 – l agree. Perhaps if some principals and teachers and administrators were to take a little trip there to see what is going on and how much you can improve a curriculum while staying in the Rebbe’s vision, local schools could find a way to challenge children’s abilities by adding new ideas to the old curriculums.

    Hey
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    Hey

    Big fan of mendel k. Your lincoln rd buddies

    cmd
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    cmd

    nice to see that chabad has updated and can offer what the children deserve.

    Mazal tov!!
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    Mazal tov!!

    Congratulations Dina and Mendel!!
    Proud sister

    Bravo..
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    Bravo..

    Great work Mendel… Keep on aiming higher to reach yet greater & ever increasing pinnacles of achievement in the most vital & all encompassing world of Chinuch…… Throughout your youth you have exemplified a healthy dose of charisma,good work habits & positive energy enabling you to view challenge as opportunity & the talented ability to inculcate & instill in your students creativity coupled w/ the confidence to grow from strength to greater strength…Yasher Koach…. Proud in Tarzana

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