‘Welcome to the first’ is always a risky opening, but we hope this blog will feature news, thoughts and ideas from a range of guest and regular writers. All in some way will be engaging with what is arguably the single biggest change in Anglo Jewry in the last twenty years, the growth of Jewish schools.
Every time I talk about it, in any audience except parents, the question of ‘why?’ always comes up. Why have we seen this huge leap in numbers? What caused the tipping point so now over 60 per cent of Jewish children from London’s mainstream communities attend Jewish schools from 4-18?