[Avodah] R' Baruch Ber Leibovitch (Prof. Levine)
larry62341 at optonline.net
Sun Apr 15 10:22:23 PDT 2018
At 01:14 PM 4/15/2018, Marty Bluke wrote:
>There are 2 main reasons why yeshiva day schools and high schools in
>have secular studies:
>1. When the schools were founded the ONLY way to get parents to send
>their kids was to have secular studies . A torah only school would
>have had no students
>2. The law mandated secular studies
When Rabbi Abraham Rice started his day school in Baltimore in about
1852 there was no law requiring the teaching of secular studies to
>Secular studies were not instituted in the US as a lechatchila but
>as a bdieved.
Ah, so we agree that things do change with the times. Good!
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