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When Chabad Chasidic Jew and former U.S. Army intelligence offer, Shimon Waronker, first took over as principal of Jr. High School 22 in the South Bronx it was rated on of the most violent schools in NYC. Here are his own words about how he turned the school into a success while overcoming stereotypes that his students had about Jews.

Chasidic Jewish Principal of a South Bronx School

Chasidic Jewish Principal of a South Bronx School

Shimom Waronker in His Own Words

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Chasidic Jewish Principal of a South Bronx School : Shimom Waronker in His Own Words

When Chabad Chasidic Jew and former U.S. Army intelligence offer, Shimon Waronker, first took over as principal of Jr. High School 22 in the South Bronx it was rated on of the most violent schools in NYC. Here are his own words about how he turned the school into a success while overcoming stereotypes that his students had about Jews.
Shimon Waronker, renowned educator and proud father of six, has transformed a failing, violent New York City public school, and opened three flourishing schools. Shimon has a degree in Rabbinic studies and is Harvard educated, he lectures worldwide, from across the US to as far as Australia. In recognition of his innovative work, he was knighted by the French government and awarded both the Humanitarian Lamplighter Award and the National Urban Alliance Educational Leadership Award.
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