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A lesson for all 

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JFS – the Jewish Free School, is in trouble. The head has resigned and Sir Michael Wilshaw, former Chief Inspector of Ofsted, has taken over as Interim Executive Principal.

JFS has educated Jews since it was the Great Synagogue’s Talmud Torah in 1732. Which makes it somewhat older than Ampleforth (1802), Wellington (1837), Roedean (1885), Radley (1897) and Henrietta Barnett (1912).

The house colours of JFS are Blue and Yellow, which reflects the support they have had during their existence from the Rothschilds.It’s their house colours. The family put in upwards of £20,000 a year to keep it going in Victorian times, which would be around £200,000 today.

There were two reasons for building up the school. The first was the efforts of new........

© The Times of Israel (Blogs)

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