Category - Conferences and Events

LehavinU’Lehaskil: A curriculum that...

By Tamar Nusbaum Recently, I attended a two-day conference held at Brandies University, Learning to Read in Jewish Education, to discuss how we as educators can empower and equip our children with the tools necessary to become independent...

An optimist’s view: Remarks by Jon...

Photo by Ellen Dubin The following are remarks shared by Jonathan Woocher z’l (1946-2017) on the occasion of his receiving a doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, from the Jewish Theological Seminary, May 18, 2017. This is an honor...

Poland: Program for Jewish museum...

Call for Applicants The Council of American Jewish Museums is offering a limited number of competitive fellowships for its program to Poland in Fall of 2017. The trip is part of CAJM’s emerging international fellowship program—designed to...

Jednetworking at #ISTE2017

By Tzvi Pittinsky I first attended the International Society for Technology in Education Conference (better known as ISTE) in Philadelphia in 2011 as a part of a cohort from the Avi Chai Foundation. The conference with over 15,000 educators all...

Limmud wins prize for Jewish Unity

By David Hoffman Next Wednesday, Limmud, the international network of Jewish learning communities, will receive the Jerusalem Unity Prize in the global category. It is a great privilege to be recognised for our positive impact in the diaspora...

Design Thinking Takes Center Stage

HaKaveret Design Team; courtesy JEIC by Rabbi Shmuel Feld Design Thinking Takes Center Stage as 100 Educators Reimagine Judaic Education in Jewish Day Schools Boston, MA (May 18, 2017) – Jewish Education Innovation Challenge...