Category - Education in Action

Where sports becomes a tool for social...

Mifalot teaches coaches how to use soccer for social inclusion. Photo: courtesy Children with special needs are often sidelined in life, and especially in sports. The Israeli nonprofit Mifalot: Sport for Education, Development and Peace trains...

Leaning Toward Inclusive, Racially Aware...

By Benjamin Mann White supremacists and neo-Nazis marched this summer through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia. They ostensibly protested the removal of a monument honoring a Confederate general, yet their chants of “Jews will not...

Why Are There Empty Chairs in the Beit...

By Tova Warburg Sinensky During my time teaching at Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School, on a few occasions we discussed whether or not we should continue to include the topic of “Women and Talmud Torah” in the curriculum. The relevant material...

Can you hear me now? Why Face-to-Face...

By Margie Bogdanow and Dena Shaffer In the year 5778, the future, it seems, is now. If someone 50 years ago time-traveled to today and saw the myriad technologies and devices that make possible working virtually, she would be amazed, to say the...