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Fresh Ink for Teens (FIT) is a website whose content is written for--and by--Jewish teens from around the world. FIT covers high school, politics, Israel, sports, culture, college preparation, Judaism, family matters and more through original articles and insightful essays. Creative writing and poetry are also welcome. Originally published as a printed supplement to The New York Jewish Week, Fresh Ink began more than 15 years ago and has won awards from the American Jewish Press Association.
Updated: Apr. 01, 2012
At a New York meeting in mid December 2009, convened by the Avi Chai Foundation, representatives of Orthodox, Conservative, Reform and community day schools discussed why and how most schools were able to retain students at a time of serious economic recession and what lessons can be learned going forward. On the table were the findings of a survey on enrollment changes in Jewish day schools from 2008-2009 to 2009-2010 compiled by Avi Chai. The most surprising finding of the survey is that while enrollment has declined, the drop has not been nearly as steep as many educators and communal officials had predicted.
Updated: Dec. 24, 2009