[Sarna] related that when he first came to NYU Hillel, he figured his job was
basically to teach and learn. Through a very moving story of a formative
experience there, he ultimately came to understand that his real job was to care
- deeply - about the students on campus, as individuals… What they really seek
are people to care about them.
Thursday, January 25, 2007
Back to Basics
With all this talk about curriculum choices, Cyberdov reminds us of a more fundamental element of education--the role of the teacher. He recently related a story about a talk Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, rabbi of the NYU Hillel, gave at the Riverdale Jewish Center: