March 16, 2012
by Larry Yudelson
Stanley Fischman wants his students to do the right thing — and more.
Fischman, director of general studies at the Ben Porat Yosef day school in Paramus, has just published a book encapsulating the moral lessons he has been teaching fourth graders.
“Seven Steps to ‘Menstschhood’: How to Help Your Child Become a Mentsch” is designed to enable parents to use classic Jewish principles as a framework for discussing the real challenges of ethics and character that children face.
It is based on a weekly course he has been teaching fourth-graders for more than a decade.
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February 26, 2012
Stanley Fischman, author of The Seven Steps to “Mentschhood”, was interviewed on the longest running program on WABC Radio 77, Religion on the Line, on February 12, 2012. Listen to the podcast from mark 90.