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New Partners in Jewish Education: Independent Afterschool Jewish Education Programs and Their Relationships With Congregational Supplementary Schools

By Laura Novak Winer ABSTRACT: In recent years the Jewish community has witnessed a growth in the development of Jewish afterschool programs that provide childcare as well as Jewish educational programming to elementary age children. This possible trend may represent a diversification of options for families seeking to provide Jewish education and...

Meet the new Director of JTFN, Wayne Green

A few months ago, the Jewish Teen Funders Network began a search for a new Director. After meeting many exceptional candidates, it is with great pleasure we introduce Wayne Green as the next Director of JTFN. Wayne is a recent transplant from Melbourne, Australia, where he worked to build grassroots programs supporting social, health and community...

URJ Camp Newman Announces Summer 2018 Plans

Olympic size pool at California State University Maritime Academy; courtesy Just three weeks after deadly wildfires caused widespread destruction throughout Northern California, resulting in significant damage at the camp’s physical location in Santa Rosa, the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ) has announced that URJ Camp Newman will be housed for...