Category - Education in Action

High Holiday Inclusion Guide

From Jewish Community Inclusion Expert Shelly Christensen comes a new guide to guide your congregation on an inclusive High Holidays experience. Learn what you can do to welcome people with disabilities and those who love them. You’ll...

Is it Jewish to Forgive?

By Amy Eilberg I frequently find myself in conversation with Jews who believe that forgiveness is not a Jewish practice. “The other person has to do teshuvah (make amends) first.” “How would society enforce social norms if forgiveness...

The Mandel Teacher Educator Institute...

Photo credit: MTEI 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...

In Havruta: Lessons in Learning, Shabbat...

By Sarit Wishnevski and Allie Conn Kanter It’s Wednesday. Are you thinking about the weekend yet? Project Zug and OneTable hope you are, and are introducing a new course to help you and your havruta, get there. Havruta, from the Hebrew word...

Am Yisrael Ha!

The famous Jewish names in comedy are too many to list. Why does it seem that humor is embedded in our DNA?  In the new exhibit “Let There Be Laughter – Jewish Humor Around the World”  visitors to Beit Hatfutsot – the Museum of...

Torah Educators Network holds inaugural...

Photo Credit toraheducators.net By Rabbi Perry Tirschwell Over 100 yeshiva high school limudei kodesh educators participated on June 12-13 in the First Annual YHShare Conference. YHShare was a groundbreaking forum for sharing innovative...

“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...