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A Special Bar Mitzvah at Boys Town

For years, David,* a studious, popular student at Boys Town Jerusalem, had been looking forward to his Bar Mitzvah but just six weeks before his 13th birthday, this dream fell apart when his parents started divorce proceedings. Sadly, the situation deteriorated rapidly and the Bar Mitzvah plans were changed…

Boys Town Jerusalem Wins Top Ministry of Education Prize for the Second Time

On the heels of a previous award in 2013, the Israeli Ministry of Education has conferred a prize for excellence to the teachers of Boys Town Jerusalem. The school has now gained the distinction of being the first Jerusalem-based school to win the coveted award two times since the…

Summer Fun is a Necessity at Boys Town Jerusalem

Less than 24 hours after the close of the school year, the Boys Town campus is transformed into a dynamic, highly subsidized summer camp. “We don’t say good-bye to our students when school is out,” says Junior High Principal Rabbi Yehudah Rosencrantz. “For boys-at-risk, it is crucial to maintain…

Past pupil becomes the Principal at Boys Town Jerusalem

When Yoram Ram first entered Boys Town Jerusalem as a 13-year-old “problematic student” in 1987, he could not have imagined that he would become a powerful force in the education and growth of the next generation of Boys Town students.

However, today Rabbi Yoram Ram, the son of Yemenite immigrants…