SINAI in the News

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Blog editor's note:

SINAI Schools thanks Mr. Limozinere for the unexpected pledge to support SINAI mentioned below.  The following is an advertorial article that appeared in The Jewish Link on August 31, 2017:

The Latest from the Classroom, and Beyond---SINAI Schools to Hit Riverdale

The Sinai Schools, a network of Jewish special education institutions that began in 1982 with three students at one site in New Jersey and has grown to six locations with 150 students in the state, will establish its first branch in New York City next year.

Sinai has announced that it will open a “school within a school” at the SAR Academy in the Riverdale section of the Bronx beginning in September 2018. Aura Lurie, who has served as a teacher for more than a decade in the SAR Academy “inclusion” special education program, will be director of the Sinai pilot program at SAR.

SINAI: ‘This Is the School I Have Prayed For’

The word is out, all over the tri-state area. There is an inestimable impact on families when their child with special needs gets the right help. Often, parents can’t resist telling others about their experience, while others merely want to shout it from the rooftops. Families who seek a Jewish day-school education for their child with special needs are hearing more and more often from other parents about SINAI Schools.

SINAI—A Crowning Jewel of Our Community

It is the terrifying news no parent ever wants to hear—“It is likely your child will be born with Down’s Syndrome.” After telling these life-altering words to us, the physician proceeded to seek to persuade us to consider an abortion. He outlined the many difficulties and poor quality of life faced by those afflicted with Down’s Syndrome, all the while pointing us in the direction of an abortion.

Sinai Schools dedicates wheelchair accessible van

On November 16, Sinai Schools held a ceremony celebrating Lawrence B. Benenson’s donation of a new wheelchair accessible van.

In September, Sinai opened its sixth school, the Karasick Shalem High School at Heichal HaTorah in Teaneck. The new school is for young men, 18 to 21 years old, who have intellectual and developmental disabilities.