Category - Education in Action

“It’s Not School, It’s Jewish After...

Courtesy Jewish Kids Groups By Ana Robbins The Nitzan Network is reinventing Jewish after-school learning experiences, providing hundreds of young people with the building blocks to grow and explore the world through a Jewish lense. In Atlanta...

How to use Jewish teen philanthropy for...

By Danielle Segal There is a fine line between a debate and an argument. All too often, we are pulled into an argument, where everyone is speaking and no one is really listening. A debate, however, considers both sides, offers opinions and...

Networks: Spreading Ideas Peer to Peer

By Deborah Fishman This is one of several articles from “Gleanings,” a publication from the Leadership Commons at the William Davidson School at JTSA. This issue asks: “What does it take to nurture small successes into larger...

Jewish Women’s Archive Celebrates Five...

2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellows at their graduation ceremony in Newton, MA, June 10, 2018. By Larisa Klebe and Judith Rosenbaum “Before the Rising Voices Fellowship, writing was just a means to an end for me, a way to get good grades and...

CHIdush: Sparking Change in Synagogue...

Photo Credit Anshe Emet Synagogue By Linda Gerard and Rabbi Scott T. Aaron, PhD This is one of several articles from “Gleanings,” a publication from the Leadership Commons at the William Davidson School at JTSA. This issue asks: “What...

Rabbis as Entrepreneurs? It’s Not...

By Cyd Weissman I teach rabbinical students to be entrepreneurs. Often, people respond, “Really, you teach rabbis how to make money?” Feigning patience, I explain that tackling the finances of any project is critical, but the tools I teach...

Strengthening Jewish Leadership in Europe

Bethlehem, 29, from Kharkov, Ukraine, joined the MiNYanim program. Photo credit Nir Kafri, The Jewish Agency for Israel By Nathan Roi “I have learned that what you give is what you get” Bethlehem, 29, a Jewish woman from Kharkov...

Scaling Curricular Initiatives: Five...

Photo credit #OnwardHebrew Screen shot Nachama Skolnik Moskowitz This is one of several articles from “Gleanings,” a publication from the Leadership Commons at the William Davidson School at JTSA. This issue asks: “What does it take...