Jewish Education Project Visits Educational Alliance Preschool

In-Site-Ful Journeys, a project of the Jewish Education project, connects colleagues in ongoing learning through site visits to area schools, virtual learning opportunities, and community field trips. They paid our Educational Alliance Preschool a visit on Monday, January 23, speaking with Jacqueline Marks, our Director and Louis Hamlyn-Harris our Associate…...

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Manny Cantor Center CLOSED TUESDAY 3/14

Following a decision to close New York City public schools TUESDAY, MARCH 14 due to inclement weather, Manny Cantor Center and all programs will also be CLOSED. Stay warm and safe, Lower East Side!  ...

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A Note From Our Preschool: Singing For Freedom and Justice

Dear Families, Whenever I can, I slip into a classroom to catch one of Mariano’s music sessions. My favorite part comes when the children are given instruments and noisemakers and encouraged to play along. What’s remarkable about this exercise is not the joyous cacophony, but the moments of synchrony—when the group falls…...

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Meet Jessica Olah & Hilary Lorenz: Our Newest Art School Instructors

The Educational Alliance Art School has been around since 1905 and we’ve been lucky to have some pretty incredible students and teachers walk through our studios: Chaim Gross, Mark Rothko and Louise Nevelson just to name a few. This semester, we welcome two new teachers to the fold, Jessica Olah and…...

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MCC Member Reflection: Home Away From Home

A Home Away from Home: a member’s personal reflection on our Chaim Gross exhibition   Since September 2015, Educational Alliance’s Manny Cantor Center has been my home away from home.  I started coming on a regular basis to drop off my son at pre-school, and then I found myself sticking…...

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