Category - Education in Action

Hebrew Choice and Possibilities: Getting...

This is the third in a series of articles exploring the diversity of Hebrew learning strategies at congregational schools. Imagine there’s a seder and a room full of people wait expectantly for a young child to read the Four Questions. How...

An Antidote for the Stressed-Out: Jewish...

A Series of Articles for Exploration By Rabbi Miriam Burg Family life in modern America is often overwhelming. We live in a fast-paced world where e-mails and phone calls are unrelenting, the demands on our time too many, and the expectations...

Knowledge: The Key to Jewish Survival

By Meni Even-Israel Throughout my childhood, and well into my adulthood, my father, Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz, constantly reminded me of our family adage: “It is better to be a heretic (apikorus) than an ignoramus (am ha’aretz).”...

Learning with Our Feet

Interactive exhibit at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site Visitor Center, by Ira Wise By Aaron Levi I find myself at the intersection of Auburn Avenue and Jackson Street in Southeast Atlanta. Known as “Sweet Auburn,” this...

The Next 70 Years Are on Us: Masa Israel...

By Shalom Elcott As Israel celebrates its milestone 70th birthday, I am vividly reminded of the significance and weight of questions about our future, Jewish leaders and what the next 70 years will look like for Israel and the Jewish people. As...