BigNews.Biz - Jul 14,2011 - For Mel Lifshitz building characters is as important as building minds. This is the essence behind Beit Medrash Program, HANC High Schools new learning program wherein Mel is one of the benefactors.
“I believe that through this program, it’s not only the students’ mental capacities are being nurtured but also their characters and how they interact with each other. Building a character is equally important as the building of minds.”, Mel answers when asked about this newest program.
The Beit Medrash Program provides selected students of HANC an opportunity to get an advanced Talmud study. With this program, the school and the benefactors look forward to give students abundance of extracurricular activities, including debate, college bowl, mock trial, and a wide selection of sports for both boys and girls, the learning program adds yet another vital dimension to the high school experience.
“I am hoping that the principles garnered by the students from advanced Torah study will translate into friendship, a respect for values, humility, gratefulness, and a continued thirst for learning. ” Mel Lifshitz shares enthusiastically.
During a ceremony dedicated to the Melly & Rochelle Lifshitz Beit Medrash Program and HANC’s new facility, the Rabbi Moshe Gottesman Beit, Mel delivers a talk about the merits of continuing education and Torah learning. He addresses his talk to distinguished group of Rabbis, educators, fellow school benefactors, and parents present during the ceremony.