Category - Education in Action

This Synagogue Embraced a New Narrative for...

By Deborah Fripp Have you ever noticed that when we teach the Holocaust, we let the perpetrators dictate the story for us? We use their pictures and their propaganda to tell our story, forgetting that their agenda was to dehumanize the Jews. We...

Israeli high-school students launch...

Duchifat-2 nano-satellite, built by Israeli teenagers. Photo by Roei Greenberg; screen capture Israel 21C By Viva Sarah Press A nano-satellite built by Israeli high school students was launched to the International Space Station on April 18...

School competition builds bridges –...

By Barbara Silverstein The cheers were loud and the excitement was palpable as students from six Jewish day schools participated in the inaugural Gesher Chai Bridge Building Competition. A combined group of 60 students from Bialik Hebrew Day...

Leadership and Followership in the Judaic...

By Chaim Botwinick Today’s Jewish day school youth and Jewish educator are experiencing a myriad of social and academic challenges, unsurpassed in recent history. With the evolution of new and innovative technological platforms, learning and...

Yes, We Should Teach Our Children to Be...

By The Rashi School In a recent article, The Wall Street Journal welcomed Mark Ottoni-Wilhelm, Una Osili, and Alison Powell, all experts in philanthropy, to discuss methods and benefits of teaching your child philanthropic behavior from a young...

Let’s get campers jumping and running...

Hebrew Through Movement has been energizing Hebrew learning across North American for the last 5 years. With its start in Cleveland, OH over a dozen years ago, HTM brings laughter and smiles to the learning of Hebrew. And, because of its...