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ATT Department of Teacher Education Classes Begin
ATT Department of Teacher Education Fall Sessions Begin
ATT To Convene Annual Teachers Educational Conference
The Associated Talmud Torahs of Chicago's Annual Teachers' Educational Conference will take place on Monday, February 20, 2017 at the ATT, in Skokie, from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. The Conference will feature many workshops for all ATT Day School and High School teachers, from pre-nursery through 12th grade.
ATT Hosts 2015 ELAN Title I CPS Parent Educational Fair
Sunday, April 19th
Latke Fest
Is Your Emunah as Good as You'd Like It?
Since grade school, we constantly hear that we have to "strengthen our emunah," but do you sometimes feel like you're falling short? It's the "foundation of everything," they tell us; "It's particularly important to instill it in your kids," but do you ever wonder if you're doing a good enough job? Or do you wonder how you could improve this core quality? Come and learn a practical approach to strengthening your emunah - for yourself and for your kids!
The Associated Talmud Torahs of Chicago and YU Torah Mitzion Kollel Present A Two-part Series For Parents and Educators
2017 Tisha B'Av Program
The ATT’s Kirsche Department of Holocaust Studies invites the community to a meaningful Tisha B’Av program (for adults and children ages 16+) at the Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods Drive, Skokie, on Tuesday, August 1st at 1:30 - 5:00 (Museum admission closes at 4:00; Mincha at 4:15). Complimentary program includes videos, a personal narrative, main exhibit tour (for tour times, please see Read More below). No pre-registration. Also this year is a Youth Program for Girls ages 12 and up. Program begins at 2:15 and ends at 3:45. Program includes age appropriate video, discussion and main exhibit tour. Reservations required – Call ATT: 773-973-2828 to reserve your spot by July 31st, noon.
2017 ATT Citywide Torah Bowl CHALLENGE
The ATT Citywide Torah Bowl CHALLENGE, sponsored by the Bassman Family Foundation in memory of Rabbi Tzvi Hirsch and Frieda Yuta Bassman z”l, continues this Sunday, April 30th, with Torah Bowl Game Day. In the morning the top 32 scorers from the girls program and in the afternoon the top 32 scorers from the boys program will participate in an oral game bowl. Game bowl includes a moderator, buzzer system, and interactive game board where students earn tickets to use in a Chinese Auction following the competition. The Grand Prize is a trip for 2 anywhere in the continental U.S. Other prizes include seforim, bikes, games & gift cards!
2017 Tisha B'Av Program Recap
The ATT’s Kirsche Department of Holocaust Studies expresses its gratitude for the beautiful response to its Tisha B’Av Program at the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center. Over150 attendees demonstrated that the victims of the Holocaust, their suffering and their memories, will never be forgotten. Special thanks to Ken Cooper and his capable museum staff for their sensitive and respectful accommodation of this event. The ATT thanks Mr. Steen Metz for sharing his experiences and perspectives of the Holocaust to a riveted audience, our museum tour guides, Vivian Bloch, Laurie Hasten, Faye Levinson, and Marshall Meyers, Hatzalah, and our parent volunteers for their assistance in making the ATT’s Tisha B’Av Program at the Illinois Holocaust Museum a meaningful experience for all those who attended. Special thanks to Marshall Meyers for leading the Tisha B’Av Youth Program for Girls.
ATT Career Initiative Program
Read some of the many stories of the ATT: Jewish Family Experience, PTACH, REACH, Professional Development, Career Initiative Program.
ATT Presents Joyful Parenting: Using the Nurtured Heart Approach
Are you overwhelmed by negativity, intensity and challenging behaviors? Then join the Nurtured Heart Approach® introductory workshop on Monday, May 2, from 8-9 PM, at the Associated Talmud Torahs, 3531 Madison Street in Skokie. There is no admission fee for the May 2nd session.
2016 ATT's Evening with the Stars
Close to 200 people attended the ATT's 2016 Awards Presentation and Annual Meeting, where they were welcomed by Mr. Shalom Klein, MC for the evening, Mr. Stephen J. Landes, Co-President of the ATT, Rabbi Mordechai Raizman, Executive Director of Operations and Rabbi Avrohom S. Moller, Superintendent of Education. A nomination report was given by Stan Gertz, member of the Nominations Committee, followed by the election of the 2016-2017 ATT Board.
MIE Torah High: Senator Mark Kirk Israel Scholars
Join 50 other exceptional High School students for a 12 - week program and explore topics such as Israel's impact on the world today and Jewsh medical ethics. Discover the practical implications these topics have for Jewish leaders like you. For more information visit
Barbakoff Department of Teacher Education Winter Classes
The Arthur H. and Alice Barbakoff Department of Teacher Education and Development Winter classes have begun. Over 60 teachers have already registered for a series of classes that will be convened between February 2016 and May 2016. These classes cover a variety of topics - see brochure for details.
PTACH's Melava Malka on February 14, 2015 Was a Huge Success
The ATT and PTACH thank the more than 200 people who attended the PTACH 2015 Essence Café this past Motzei Shabbos. They were treated to a beautiful evening. They were inspired by Shari Furnstahl’s personal story and message about people who learn differently and the success they can achieve. Mazel Tov to Mrs. Esther Pomerantz (JDBY), Mrs. Tziporah Safirstein (ACHDS), and Mrs. Yonina Yovits (ACHDS) who received the PTACH Inclusion Teacher of the Year Award. Thank you to all the volunteers who made the evening so successful.

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