Educational Institutions

Kadimah School of Buffalo

  • Amherst, NY
  • http:\\www.kadimah.org

Mission Statement

The purpose of Kadimah School is to offer children the opportunity to receive their early education -- both secular and Judaic -- in one school, thus achieving a maximum of educational benefits in a minimum of time. Their secular course of study parallels what they would receive in the best public and private schools while also obtaining an intensive Judaic education.

Service Areas

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New York

Buffalo, New York metropolitan area

Western New York

ruling year

1960

Principal Officer since 2008

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Mr. Joel H. Weiss

Keywords

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School, Jewish, private,education,npo

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EIN

16-0838839

Physical Address

1085 Eggert Road

Amherst, NY 14226

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Kindergarten, Nursery Schools, Preschool, Early Admissions (B21)

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Program 1

The goals of Kadimah School are: - To provide an education which stresses both secular and Judaic studies and integrates them into a program which develops intellectual capabilities, religious awareness, social conscience, aesthetic sensitivity, physical and mental health and personal integrity. - To offer a superior academic program that prepares students for further education--a secular program which is in keeping with the highest pedagogic standards and which meets or exceeds the requirements of the State of New York. - To educate in the Hebrew language, Bible, Jewish literature, Jewish observances and customs, and Jewish history. - To foster understanding and respect for all approaches to Judaism and to be a caring community which accepts and cherishes all of its members. - To provide an atmosphere for independent thinking and creative expression. - To prepare students not only to deal with the society in which they find themselves, but to actively work towards its improvement. - To prepare children for active, responsible American citizenship. - To encourage individual development within a framework of rational and moral values.

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Service Areas

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New York

Buffalo, New York metropolitan area

Western New York

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KADIMAH SCHOOL OF BUFFALO INC
Fiscal year: Sep 01-Aug 31

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Kadimah School of Buffalo

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Principal Officer

Mr. Joel H. Weiss

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Ms. Brenda M. Freedman

NY State Court of Appeals

Term: June 2008 - June 2010

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